OverviewElectrical Installations (Buildings & Structures) City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma (day)
An introduction to the skills you need to carry out a range of electrical installation activities needed to start work in the industry. Units of study will include an introduction to all types of circuits, including the theory and regulations behind it. Please note both of the two years of the course must be completed to achieve the qualification. This is a one year day release course attending for one day a week. This course is designed to give students the required level of understanding and underpinning knowledge to advance onto the Level 3 qualification, on the path to ultimately become a qualified electrician.
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You must have completed Level 1 in Electrical Installation to progress on to the Level 2. Due to the size of the qualification part of the Level 2 content is delivered in the Level 1 course.
This course offers learners both practical and theoretical insights into the electrotechnical field of expertise. The practical aspect is covered by carrying out various types of electrical installations initially on boards, progressing onto real size as your ability increases, while the theoretical side is covered in a classroom environment. There is approximately a 50% split between practical and theory.
- Health and safety in building services engineering
- Principles of electrical science
- Electrical installations technology
- Installation of wiring systems and enclosures
- Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering.
There are mix of written assignments, online exams and practical assessments, spread over the two years of study.
On successful completion of the course students can progress onto the City and Guilds 2365 Level 3 Diploma. If students find employment during the year they can transfer to the 2357 or 2397 Level 3 NVQ, required for becoming a qualified electrician.
For the start of the course you will need steel toe footwear for practical sessions. You will need note-taking equipment and a scientific calculator. The cost of all materials used in practical lessons is included in the enrolment fee.
The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.
If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.Find out more
This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.
Part-time Fee Flow Chart
If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not:
- Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
- Greater Manchester
- Greater London
- Liverpool City Region
- Tees Valley
- West of England
- West Midlands
Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.
Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.