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Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) - Level 2 Diploma at Chichester College

Course description

This ‘Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations’ course is designed to support learners in developing practical skills and knowledge in preparation for a future career within the Electrotechnical Industry. The practical aspects of the course will include carrying out a range of electrical installations (including materials used in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial environments). Learners will gain an insight into the industry, including working practices, installation skills and techniques.

Course content

This qualification consists of several unit components: • Unit 201/501: Health and safety in building services engineering. • Unit 202: Principles of electrical science • Unit 203: Electrical installations technology • Unit 204: Installation of wiring systems and enclosures • Unit 210: Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering 

Theory tuition for the course is by a blend of class based lessons, detailed hand outs and one to one support by regular seminars. Practical training will include specific lessons, demonstrations and assignment packs to record information and completion progress for the wiring systems. These packs are a valuable source of tutor feedback and provide a good demonstration of competence for potential employers. An on-line resource (called MOODLE) is also available to support homework activities

Entry requirements

An aptitude test is required at interview to establish if applicants are comfortable with the Maths and English content of the course and where any support may be needed. Construction or engineering related experience is useful but not essential


The formal assessments for the course include on-line exams and practical assessments with some written short answer responses. There will be a number of short theory and practical tests throughout the year to provide individual feedback on progress in the course

Financial information

For all fee details please refer to the Chichester College website

Future opportunities

Depending on age: either a level three apprentice with an employer or
continuing with the City and Guilds 2365 Level Three.

Further information

A new purpose built ‘Construction’ training building with well-resourced
modern classrooms and workshops.
Suitable steel toe capped safety boots, pens, highlighter, coloured
pens or pencils, ruler, calculator, lever arch folder and paper.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 March 2016
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