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Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations

The successful completion of this course provides the stepping-stone for a full-time career as an electrician. You'll learn the basics of electrical theory and, under the guidance of our highly trained tutors, carry out hands-on practical work in our training workshop. Electrical apprenticeship job requirements and work standards are mirrored in training. You'll learn the principles of electrotechnical installations in buildings and structures and will be expected to complete a variety of assignments. The course also deals with the installation of wire systems and enclosures, health and safety in building services engineering, the technology of electrical installation and the principles of electrical science.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs (including English and maths) at grade 2 or equivalent. Level 1/Entry 3 qualification. Demonstration of technical and academic competence to be assessed at interview.

What do I need to bring?

Notepad/paper,stationary set including coloured pencils

Assessment/Exam information

Written assignments and GOLA (on-line) multiple-choice exams. Students also complete practical assessments.

Other information

Swindon College offers a friendly and relaxed learning atmosphere with highly qualified staff delivering a successful course.

There is a structured tutorial support system and students have access to many learning facilities that the College offers.

What can I do next?

Your aim should be to progress to a Level 3 Apprenticeship and return to college on a day release basis. This will lead to you becoming a fully qualified electrician.

Qualification description

On completion the student will gain the following qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (QCF).

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
36 weeks per year 02 Sep 2019 25 Jun 2021 Tuition fee: £1,300.00
Award body exam fee: £146.00
16-18 do not pay Tuition, Exams or Materials Fees
Course Fees apply to each year of the course, with the exception of Level 3 courses.
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Full Time
Hours per week: 15.00
Study days: FT COURSE

Any extra costs

Students aged 19+ will pay tuition fees, plus exam, registration and material costs.

There may be some supplementary costs for equipment, books, course trips and visits.

Financial assistance may be available to cover these costs, please ask a member of staff in our Student Finance office or call 01793 491591 for more information.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this course, please click on the 'Apply now' button at the bottom of this page.
Alternatively, you can contact Student Services at:
Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY.
Tel. 01793 491591 or email