Electrical Installations (Building & Structures) City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma (Tuesdays)
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.
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.
Further study and career options
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.