Engineering and Manufacturing

Diploma in Electrical Installation, Level 2

Course overview

Do you have a mechanical mind? Are you curious about how things work? Are you a natural problem solver who likes fixing things? If so, then our Diploma in Electrical Installation, Level 2, could be the perfect course for you.

At our on-site electrical workshops, you will learn how to carry out a range of electrical installation tasks using measuring instruments and hand tools. You will also learn about the theory of electrical principles. You will develop an in-depth knowledge of different wiring regulations and the science behind electrical topics such as electromagnetism, electric motors, alternators and other devices. You will also learn about different types of lighting, AC theory, cable sizing and testing. During the course, you will have the opportunity to learn about health and safety requirements, develop your IT and functional skills and get involved in a range of teambuilding activities.

Entry requirements

You require 4 GCSEs at grade 3 and above (A*-D), including English and maths OR a Level 1 Electrical Installation or Level 1 Electronic Engineering qualification with GCSE grade 3’s in English and maths.

Course Modules

- Installation Technology
- Electrical Safety
- Electrical Principles
- Electrical Practical
- Electrical Science
- Installation Craft Skills
- Environmental Protection Measures

How will I be assessed?

You will complete practical assignments and written exams. You will be tested on your theoretical knowledge and the practical projects that you complete in the workshop.

What can I do next

Upon successful completion of this course you can then progress onto a Diploma in Electrical Installation, Level 3. You may also have the opportunity to progress onto an apprenticeship or employment within the electrical installation industry.

Future possible careers include (but are not limited to):
- Installation or Maintenance
- Electrician
- Electrical Engineer
- Technical Sales
- Armed Forces Technical Officer
- Hardware Engineer
- Programme and Software Design Engineer
- Avionics Engineer