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Electrical Installation: Level 2 at Suffolk New College

Course description

You will build your skills in our fully equipped modern workshops and purpose built inspection and test facilities. You will be given the opportunity to perform demonstrations at local shows while learning about the world of work. The course will also develop your personal, social and employability skills, which includes opportunities to work on community projects and to explore the various career pathways within the electrical. You will have the chance to use the job-related skills you learn on a range of projects within the community.

All students who have not achieved a grade C, or 4 or above, in GCSE English or Mathematics will need to study these alongside their chosen main qualification.


Course content

This programme of study provides not only a recognised foundation for those looking to pursue an exciting career as an electrician within the building services sector, but also provides opportunities to develop valuable transferable skills allied to other industries. You will develop your knowledge and practical skills within a fully equipped, modern environment supported and guided by an established enthusiastic team of qualified professionals.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or 3, or above including Mathematics, English and Science and also successful completion of the BPEC Aptitude test 60% pass (30 minutes).

Financial information

Tuition Costs 

No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2017. For all students aged 19+ fees please visit our website Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learning Loans can also be found at the above website.

Additional Costs

Trips and visits, safety boots and work trousers, tool kit, and textbooks, BS7671 On Site Guide to IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition, Legislation Health and Safety & Environmental (Doughton, M & Hooper, J) Planning & Selection for Electrical Systems(Doughton, M & Hooper, J) Principles of Design , Installation & Maintenance (Doughton M & Hooper J)

Future opportunities

On completion of the course, successful students will have a national qualification allowing them to apply to progress to the EAL Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations.

Further information

How Do I Apply

Come along to one of our open events and apply there or online at

Support For You

Student support contact or 01473 382738 or email

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: EEI12F0
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