Electrical Installation Level 2 - for Adults





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About the course

This qualification is a basic craft introduction to the Electrical industry. This course gives you the knowledge and skills to enable you to achieve a recognised electrical trade qualification which could lead to employment or an apprenticeship. Attendance for this course is two full days each week for 35 weeks, or two 3 hour evenings,  Monday and Tuesday with some distance learning, over 1 academic year.


Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements - you must have:  

  • GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above
  • or a suitable level 1 qualification in Electrical Installation
  • an initial assessment in Maths and English at level 1 or above
  • Demonstrate a high degree of enthusiasm and a commitment to succeed and prepare effectively for employment

Desirable Requirements:

  • An attendance record at college in excess of 90%
  • A strong commitment to adopt a 'work ready' approach, taking responsibility for your own development and behaviour
  • Completed 30 hours or more of work experience within the construction industry
What will I do on this course?

The course is practically based in the electrical workshop. You will cover:

  • Installation theory and technology
  • Installation methods, procedures and requirements
  • Installation craft skills
  • Electrical science and principles
  • Electrical health and safety
Who is it for?

This course is suitable for mature learners who have a keen interest to learn knowledge and skills to start a career in Electrical Installation

How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:

  • Attendance
  • Exams
  • Online assessments
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio work
What could I do next?

On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the level 3 Diploma in Electrical. You could also apply for an apprenticeship in the Electrical industry.

Additional cost

You will need protective footwear and a high visibility vest for practical sessions.


You will need an interview for this course



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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