Course overview

Electrical Installation Level 2 for Adults City of Bristol College

This is an electrical installation course for adults (19+) at Diploma Level 2 – it is a recognised qualification by the industry, and can lead to a position as an Improver in an electrical contractors company.

It will allow you to apply for an electrical approvers ECS card to work on-site as an electrician’s mate. It is the required entrance qualification for the Level 3 Electrical Diploma which is mandatory if you want to be a fully qualified electrician.

You can choose between:

Daytime learning: Two full days each week. This option takes 35 weeks or 1 academic year.
Evening learning: Two three-hour evenings each week (Monday and Tuesday) with 3 hours of mandatory distance learning. This option takes 35 weeks or one academic year.

This course will give you the knowledge and skills to enable you to achieve a recognised electrical trade qualification which could lead to employment or an apprenticeship.

Dates and applications

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Electrical Installation Level 2 for Adults Parkway Centre
Course Code
10/09/2024 - 03/07/2025
1 years
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
Start Time
Parkway Centre
This course costs £1750. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LPE1773A01-1 10/09/2024 - 03/07/2025 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised Enquire 18:00 Parkway Centre
This course costs £1750. If you are aged 19 or over, you may be eligible to study for free. Please contact us to discuss your options or visit our Financial Support page.
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Additional information

Who is this course for?

This qualification is for people who would like to change their careers and work in the electrical installation business and is suitable for adults aged 19+.

You will need a keen interest to learn knowledge and skills to start a career in electrical installation.

What you'll learn

The course is practically based in the electrical workshop at our Advanced Engineering Centre (Parkway).

During your studies, you will cover:

1) Installation Theory and Technology
2) Installation Methods, Procedures and Requirements
3) Installation Craft Skills
4) Electrical Science and Principles
5) Electrical Health and Safety

As well as learning the hand skills required to be a competent electrician, you will have experienced lectures to help to guide you through the course.

Course entry requirements

This course requires English and Maths at GCSE Grade 4.

If you are unable to provide evidence of these qualifications, you will be asked to complete an initial assessment to prove to yourself that you are the right fit for the course.

We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure that you can flourish. Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process; we are here to help take you to the next level.

How is the course delivered and 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:
Online Exams
Written Assessments
Practical Assessments
A Practical Exam

If you choose the evening course, the theory element of the course is completed through distance learning, however, you will have the opportunity to discuss any areas where you may require further clarification with the course lecturer when in college. The course is delivered in college over two evenings per week where all practical elements of the course are covered.

Future career and study opportunities

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 costs

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

If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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