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Electrotechnical Technology C&G Diploma Level 2 at Croydon College

Course description

This course will expand your knowledge and skills in order to work in the electrical installation industry. You will learn the intermediate skills of electrotechnical technology through the combination of theory lessons and practical work in our modern, well-equipped workshops. The course will also develop your confidence to conduct repairs and carry out fault finding on electrical circuitry.

Throughout this course you will study a range of subjects, including testing dead circuits, safe isolation procedures, comprehensive metal working skills, and conduit and trunking

Good English and maths skills are essential for success in studying and for future employment prospects and so Croydon College ensures that these skills are developed in all learning opportunities.

It’s also important to have good English and maths qualifications and so all students will study English and maths and work towards an appropriate level and type of qualification including GCSE. This will be part of all 16-18 year old students’ Study Programme alongside their main vocational or academic qualification and will be discussed with students at interview.

Course content

Specialist Facilities:

This programme is delivered by our fully qualified and professional staff. You will gain experience of exactly what it would be like to work in the electrotechnical industry in our workshops, which are well stocked with components, tools, and testing equipment.

Employer Links:

A key distinguishing feature of the college is our links with employers and the ways in which we incorporate this into your learning. Guest speakers from the industry are invited in to talk to you and employers attend our popular employability events. You can also discuss Apprenticeships and progression opportunities in our Employability Hub or in the Apprenticeship Office. 

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D-G, one being English or maths, or a Level 1 related qualification.

English and maths assessed at Entry Level 3 or above.


You will be assessed over six units, consisting of nine practical observations, four online tests, a written exam, and a written assignment.

Future opportunities

This course can lead to progression to a Level 3 electrical programme.

Alternatively, you could enter employment within the industry or progress to our advanced electrician apprenticeship programme.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 March 2016
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      • a 2-minute walk from East Croydon rail station;
      • a 10-minute walk from West Croydon rail station and bus terminus;
      • accessible via over 25 bus routes and 3 tram routes
      • accessible by bicycle via the many cycle routes which also lead into Croydon centre.
      • 19 minutes from Gatwick Airport