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Vocational & T Level

Electrical Installation (Electrician's course) Diploma Level 2

Subject Area
Construction
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Full-time
Duration
1 year
Level
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. The course also includes classroom theory work to prepare you for the online tests. 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.

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.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSE subjects at grade 4 or above including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above.

What will I study?

Units include:

  • 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


Additional costs

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 into employment, or transfer to an apprenticeship and then go on to higher-level courses in construction.

Please note this qualification does not make individuals fully qualified electricians or electrical installation engineers. To become fully qualified you must achieve the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

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