Electrical Installation (Electrician's course) Diploma Level 2
This course is a practical, hands-on course that teaches a variety of electrical installation skills and allows you to learn, develop and practise these skills required for employment. To be successful on this course, you need to have outstanding commitment and willingness to learn, the ability to succeed, and outstanding attendance and punctuality.
A minimum of 3 GCSE subjects at grade 4 or above including English and Maths.
What will I study?
- Working Effectively and Safely as an Electrician
- Principles of Electrical Installation which includes Basic Mechanics (Resistance, Voltage, Amps), Magnetism and Transformers, AC and DC Supplies, Electrical Circuits, and Methods of Wiring and Earth Bonding Requirements
- Principles of Electrical Machines (AC/DC Machines)
- Electrical Installation to Buildings and Structures which includes Wiring Systems, Cable Calculations, Fire Alarms and Security Systems, and Inspection and Testing of Systems
You will require the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) of safety boots, trousers and College logo polo shirt. For further information please ask our tutors at our open events and guidance discussions.
Method of delivery
This programme will be delivered in our modern workshops and classrooms, focusing on developing your practical skills, knowledge and professional behaviours ready for assessment. All assessments will be carried out in accordance with awarding body guidelines. To prepare you prior to your assessments, we will build up your skills, knowledge and behaviours to give you the best chance of achieving your potential. We will sequence the curriculum delivery to meet industry needs and work with you through each step to build your confidence.
How will I be assessed?
Practical and theory work will be assessed in line with awarding body requirements. This will be a mixture of online externally set and marked examinations and practical synoptic assessments.
Good course combinations
This is a full-time course. It is not possible to combine this course with other Vocational, T Level, Apprenticeship or A Level programmes.
Your next steps
On completion of this Diploma, you can progress on to the next level or go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, and then on to higher-level courses in construction.
“I chose to study this course because I love practical work and am really interested in how electrics work. I like that we get to have lots of time in the workshop to put new skills into practice, and my tutors always make classroom-based lessons interesting.”