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Electrical Installation EAL Level 2 Diploma at Herefordshire & Ludlow College

Course description

With an established history in the electrical industry, HLC consistently produces results exceeding average national standards. We have outstanding success rates and high calibre teaching staff with a wealth of industry knowledge. In addition, the College has strong links with local industries, with many local employers being successful ex-students.

This qualification allows students to acquire the knowledge and specialist craft skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for students who currently do not work within the electrical industry (but may wish to do so) and enables achievement of an industry recognised qualification.

Students will have the opportunity to practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation of wiring systems together with the relevant theory of electrical installation. 

Course content

You will cover a diverse range of topics throughout your course. A selection of unit titles is shown below.

  • Health and Safety
  • Theory and Technology
  • Electrical Installation Methods, Procedures and Requirements
  • Craft Skills
  • Science and Principles

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs at grade E and above (to include maths and English) or successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification e.g. Plumbing and Electrics
  • Successful interview and initial assessment in literacy and numeracy
  • Applicants will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to the chosen subject area


Assessment is continuous, with assignments, projects and practical work, with online exams to test knowledge.

Future opportunities

There are various opportunities for further study or employment upon successful completion of your course.

Study options may include:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation
  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation

Employment options may include:

  • Electrical Installation Contractor
  • Electrical Plant Maintenance
  • Working for the Major Utilities
  • White Goods Maintenance and Repair
  • Security and Fire Alarm Detection

Further information

Maths and English

All students following a full-time programme of study at HLC will study English and maths as part of their studies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Herefordshire & Ludlow College directly.

Last updated date: 23 June 2016

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