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Electrical Installation Diploma Level 2

Level 2 - Intermediate

Electrical Installation Diploma Level 2

This course is the nationally recognised route to becoming an electrician. The C&G 2365 forms part of the training requirements for the electrical industry and is the most comprehensive electrician course available.

The Electrical installation diploma is intended for those who want to gain the knowledge and abilities that will enable you to gain the underlying knowledge and skills.  The qualification covers many areas within Electro technical technology, units such as principles of electrical science, electrical installations technology and health and safety within Building Services Engineering and practical hands-on tasks.

The Level 2 qualification is designed for new entrants to the industry, providing them with the basic skills and experience they need to progress to the  Level 3 qualification or progress onto an Electro technical Apprenticeship Programme, The Level 2 qualification is aimed at those who have already completed the Level 1 qualification or with some relevant experience and knowledge of the industry.



James Watt College



* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 35 Weeks

The Level 2 qualification is aimed at those looking to enter the industry, some relevant experience and knowledge of the industry will be beneficial. You will need a minimum BSKB IA Level 1.8 in maths and English.

You will also be asked to attend an interview. You will be expected to have 100% attendance, 100% punctuality and homework completed and submitted timely.

You will be trained and assessed on City and Guilds practical assignments within the Electrical workshop and assessed by the on line multiple choice test.

This is delivered 2 days per week, 8:20 to 16:00 both days for a full academic year. 100% attendance and punctuality is required.

As a condition of enrolment, and towards being prepared for learning, learners must supply the following items:

On-Site Guide (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022) (Electrical Regulations) – The On-Site Guide is an essential part of an electrician’s toolkit, as such, from the first week of the course tutors require that learners refer to this document.  The book is reference material, and it is essential ALL learners obtain a copy because it can be referred to during internal assessments and formal exams. During the sixth week of the course learners will be assessed on their understanding of this document, the result of that assessment will contribute towards the tutor’s determination as to whether a learner will remain on the course after the sixth week.

Site Safety Boots – Site Safety Boots are essential part of an electrician’s PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), from the first week of the course this equipment must be worn in the workshop and other construction areas.

Other Classroom Equipment – From week one – learners must provide the following to enable participation in electrical design and electrical science:

  • Scientific Calculator
  • Helix 300mm Metric Triangular Scale Ruler
  • Helix Oxford Maths Set
  • Pencils and Pens (Grey, Blue, Black, Red, Yellow, Green, Brown)
  • Eraser
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Note Pad

Learners are not allowed to use mobile phones during exams and must provide their own scientific calculator.

Successful completion of the level 2 course will allow you to progress to the level 3 Electrical Installation Diploma. Alternatively you may want to seek employment within the Electrical industry as an Apprentice.

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