Electrical Installation Level 2 Diploma at City College Brighton and Hove
Are you interested in being part of the exciting and growing Electrical industry? The UK construction industry is a major employer, consisting of small and large companies and many self-employed people. The industry is constantly developing to meet the challenges of creating a built environment which meets the needs of the population and growing environmental pressures.
This course provides a good basic introduction to the world of Electrical Installation and will prepare you for an Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation. The course will introduce you to all the different aspects of working as an electrician –
- Different types of cables
- Different containment systems (trunking, tray, conduit etc)
- Different working environments (domestic, commercial, industrial)
- Inspection and Testing
- Circuit design
- Electrical theory
- Maintenance of electrical systems
- Health and Safety
On this course you will study:
- Working safely in an engineering environment
- Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
- Using and communicating technical information
- Wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits
- Forming and assembling electrical cable enclosure and support systems
- Producing electrical or electronic engineering drawings using a CAD system (TBC)
5 GCSEs at grade D or equivalent, including grade C in GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics. You will also need to complete an industry-standard multiple choice assessment called a BPEC test, which you must pass at interview with a minimum of 80%.
Interview for entry: Interview required
There are two multiple choice exams for the CG2330-01 L2 units and continuous practical assessment and written question assessment for the PEO NVQ2
All full time courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2016. The only fees you have to pay are for specialist resources and equipment and the cost of these varies from £25 to £300 depending upon the subject you are studying.
Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the college's learner support funds. You should apply for financial support as soon as you receive your offer letter.
An apprenticeship to train to be an electrician or enrolment on 2330-01 Level 2 Tech cert in Electrotechnical Technology (the first step towards qualifying as an electrician)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City College Brighton and Hove directly.