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Electrical Installation (Level 2)

Key course information

Construction and Trades

02/09/2021

1 year

Full Time

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Course Overview


This course is for students interested in a career in electrical installation. The course is equally divided into theory and practical sessions and is designed as a starting point for those seeking to become trained electricians. The course covers the electrical industries, science for electricians, health and safety (including accident prevention), wiring, circuits, cabling, inspecting and testing, and customer service skills.


What will I learn?


Students will learn basic skills of electrical cable installation, bending conduit pipes (used as protection for cables), fitting a range of socket and switch outlets to a variety of materials and, lighting and power circuits.

Entry Requirements


2 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above in Maths and English or successful completion of a relevant subject at Level 2.

You will also be required to pass a trade specific aptitude test, provide a good reference and have a satisfactory interview.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


The course consists of five units, which are assessed by a mixture of assignments and online multi-choice exams. Units are as follows:




Health and safety in building services engineering

Principals of Electrical Science
Electrical Installations Technology

Installation of wiring systems and enclosures

Understanding how to communicate with others within building services engineering




The programme may ask you to undertake some work at home in preparation for the theory phase tests.

Additional Costs and Information


All students must have protective (steel toe-capped) footwear and protective overalls.

You will be asked to purchase relevant books and tools to assist your progression with the course.

You will also need to provide writing materials and a scientific calculator.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

After successfully completing Level 2 you can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures), or you could gain an apprenticeship such as the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment) on completion of which you would be able to register with the JIB as a qualified Installation Electrician.

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