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Diploma in Electrical Installation - Level 2

Overview

This Level 2 Study Programme is designed for 16-19 year old learners, who wish to work as an electrician in the building services industry. The course has been developed to deliver a high level of occupational skills and provide a platform from which to progress into an apprenticeship programme. This route at Level 2 is a step towards becoming a competent electrician.

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Entry requirements

  • English and maths GCSEs with at least grade 4/C.
  • An aptitude test

Mature students  who do not have the qualifications required for entry may still be eligible.  Relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject you wish to study may be acceptable for certain courses.

  • 19+ year olds: You will need to supply a written reference either from a recent education institution or employer. This will need to be uploaded to your myVISION account by the end of May. If you are not able to gain a reference, please contact admissions@wnc.ac.uk for further advice.

Start dates and fees

Start DateDurationCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20211 yr(s)1208A1102FREE£500.00** EApply

E You may be eligible for fee exemption depending on your circumstances. Please see our adult finance and funding page for more information.

How long is the course?

33 Weeks.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be carried out in both the classroom (theory based units) via written assessments/presentations and the workshop (practical based units) via synoptic assessments of practical work using suitable industry standard tools and materials.

What does the course lead to?

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What will I study?

This Study Programme allows you to learn, develop and practise skills required for employment and/or career progression in Electrical Installation.

You will study numerous modules including:

  • Electrical scientific principles
  • Installation of wiring systems and enclosures
  • Safe working practices
  • Electrical technology
  • Electrical installation
  • Entrepreneurial projects
  • Work placement

Study programmes

It is an entry requirement for some courses to have gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths (see entry requirements). If the entry requirements to a course do not require A*-C in these subjects, and you haven’t already gained GCSEs A*-C in English and maths before joining us, you will continue to study English and maths as part of your programme and take appropriate qualifications in these subjects with the aim of achieving A* to C grade. In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, every student aged under 19 and studying a full-time course at college will take part in our study programmes alongside their main subject qualification. Find out more.

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How do I apply?

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