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Electrical Installations (Buildings & Structures) City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma (evening)

This course is the second half of the evening route introduction to the skills you will need to carry out a range of electrical installation activities required 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. This is the second year of an evening course, and you will be required to attend two nights a week. The course is designed to give you the required level of understanding and underpinning knowledge to advance on to the Level 3 qualification, on the path to becoming a qualified electrician.

Entry requirements

To begin this course you must have completed the evening Level 1 certificate to have the required knowledge and abilities to complete this course.

Course content

This course will offer you both practical and theoretical insights into the electrotechnical field of expertise. The practical aspect will be covered by carrying out various types of electrical installations, initially on boards and progressing on to real size as your ability increases, while the theoretical side will be covered in a classroom environment; there will be a 50/50 split between practical and theory.

During the course you will study the following topics:

  • Health and safety in building services engineering
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installations technology
  • Installation of wiring systems and enclosures
  • Understanding how to communicate with others within building services engineering.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a combination of written assignments, online exams and practical assessments throughout the duration of the course.

Further study and career options

On successful completion of this course you can progress on to the Electrical Installations Level 3 Diploma (City & Guilds 2365). If you find employment during the course you can transfer to the Level 3 City & Guilds NVQ required for becoming a qualified electrician.

Additional information

To take part in this course you will need steel toe footwear for practical sessions; you will also need to provide your own note-taking equipment and a scientific calculator. The cost of all materials used in practical lessons is included in the enrolment fee.

Pay by instalments

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.

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at

Course Information & How to Apply

The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please register your interest here for our part-time courses starting from September 2021.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
32 weeks 15/09/2020 Tue, Thu 6.30 pm - 9.00 pm £1100 Cauldwell Street D1474

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We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.

If you are unemployed and receiving benefits then you could learn for FREE

You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on one of the following benefits:

  • Employment & Support Allowance (work-related activity group)
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit (subject to income)
  • Income support

Please note: you will need to be able to produce evidence of the benefit in your name when you come to enrol.

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