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Electrical Installation C & G 2365 Certificate Level 2 at New College Nottingham

Course description

If you’re a logical thinker, enjoy problem solving and interested in pursuing a career in electrical engineering, this course is perfect to kick start your career.

Whether you want to start your own business or become part of a team, this qualification will get you started on the right path to become a trained electrician.

There are many avenues to explore for this trade and a number of career options to choose from with an excellent annual salary of between £23k and £55k in Nottingham.

Jobs range from Installation Electricians and Maintenance Electricians to Machine Repair and Rewind Electricians and Electrotechnical Panel Builders.

The specialist workshops at ncn Basford Hall simulate a real working environment and include all the latest facilities and equipment.

From September 2015, our Basford Hall campus will have been completely transformed, meaning you will benefit from a brand new building and facilities.

Course content

The course delivers a good mix of practical and theory-based modules to ensure you learn both functional skills as well as gain a broad academic understanding of the industry.

You will learn aspects of domestic and industrial electrical systems and will cover areas such as electrical science, electrical installations technology, and health and safety.

Depending on which area you decide to specialise in, you may choose from a number of different pathways, including:

  • Installation (buildings and structures) 
  • Electrical maintenance 
  • Highway electrical systems 
  • Installing instrumentation and associated equipment 
  • Electrotechnical panel building 
  • Electrical machine rewind and repair.

Entry requirements

Students must have ALL of the following:

  • Minimum of two GCSE's at grades A*-C including English and Maths - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE Maths and/or English
  • Satisfactory completion of practical assessment

Adults 19+ who have industry experience but do not have the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.


You will complete four multiple choice online tests and two theory/practical tests.

Future opportunities

  • Level 3 City & Guilds Certificate/Diploma


If you would like to find out more about how this could unfold for you, our advisors are on hand to help – just click the Contact an Advisor option to the right.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • There's no better place to kick start a career in construction than at ncn Basford Hall - the largest construction training academy in the whole of the region.

      Whether you're just looking to start out or whether you're already a professional but looking to learn a new trade or brush up on existing skills, ncn Basford Hall has everything you need.

      Outstanding tutors, expansive workshop space, the latest technology and great links with industry are just some of what we offer.

      We offer courses from entry level through to degrees in the following areas:

      • Brickwork
      • Painting and Decorating
      • Fabrication and Welding
      • Carpentry and Joinery
      • Maintenance Operation
      • Site Supervision and Management
      • Health and Safety
      • Civil Engineering
      • Plastering
      • Electrical Installations
      • Tiling
      • Surveying

      But don't think ncn Basford Hall is all about Construction. As the newest and one of the largest college campuses in the region we offer a first-class experience for all our learners.

      The campus is also home to;

      • Public Services
      • Animal Care
      • Health Sciences
      • Applied Sciences
      • Forensic Science
      • Health & Social Care