Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations – Day


1 year Part Time available at Smallford Campus. This course is designed to provide the underpinning knowledge required to complete the qualification to Level 2, in preparation for progression onto a Level 3 qualification. It will arm you with a electrical qualification which will support your search for work within the electrical industry.

Course Content - What will I learn?

An introduction to the basic techniques and methods of different wiring systems used in the electrical installation industry. This is workshop based and involves working with a range of different wire and enclosure types. Applications of electrical science, motors, magnetism, single and polyphase power are all aspects of the electrical installation industry and understanding the working principles of these is a part of an electricians training. Circuit and installation calculations. An electrician must be able to calculate the way a circuit or an installation is going to operate before any wiring begins. This is to ensure the installation methods and circuit components are safe and will operate correctly both under normal running and fault conditions.

Am I right for the course?

Want to go into the electrical installation industry? Begin your training with this Level 2 Electrical qualification. Although this course has a practical element, a significant amount of time is spent in the classroom where you will be taught the underpinning scientific and technological theory necessary for entry into the electrical industry. Maths and English Functional Skills qualifications are included with this course.

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade 9 – 3 including a grade 4 in either maths or English and a Level 1 qualification.

The Level 2 Electrotechnical Certificate consists fo a series of on-going assessments covering Health and Safety and Principles of Electrotechnology. You will also be required to undertake Functional Skills examinations.

The electrical installation team at Oaklands College has come into Further Education from different parts of the electrical installation industry. Collectively, they have experience in domestic, commercial and industrial installation work, motors and control circuits, data cabling and software applications, installation inspection and testing, installation design and verification, electrical and electronic engineering.

What Next?

On successful completion of a Level 2 you can continue your studies on a Level 3 Electrical Installation qualification or if you have found an apprenticeship, progression onto the City and Guilds 2357 level 3 NVQ qualification.

During any of our Electrical courses you will be expected to seek employment in the industry enabling you to gain invaluable hands-on experience.

Electrical can lead you onto many different career paths, including higher level courses to further develop your skills in your chosen subject(s).

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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