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Electrical Installations Diploma Level 2 at Boston College

Course description

This is a qualification that has been developed by an industry approved awarding body. It comprises both theory and practical sessions that when completed, and achieved, gives you Level 2 qualification. 

This qualification allows you to gain skills and knowledge to progress further within the industry and follows approved, structured and recognised assessment processes.

Course content

The qualification provides the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge of the electrical installation industry and is delivered approximately as a 50/50 split between theory and practical sessions. 

Units include Health & Safety, Electrical principles and Installation technology. During the year we aim to offer external visits, field trips and support from internal and external speakers to compliment the learner experience. 

In addition to your main course you will also study: 

English & Maths, you will work towards a Level 2 functional skill or a GCSE grade C (if you do not already hold this qualification or GCSE at grade C or above).  These separate qualifications will up-skill you in preparation for workplace requirements and help you with progression and employment prospects. 

Tutorial and employment related studies to prepare you for future employment. 

Individual Learning Plans:  You will have a personal tutor to help you to plan your learning journey on an individual basis.  This is your opportunity to plan realistic targets and maximise your potential. 

One to one support is available if and when required during your time at college, this can be for course or non-course related issues. 

Entry requirements

1 GCSE grade C or above (New GCSE grading - 4 or above) in Maths and a further 2 GCSE grades D or above (New GCSE grading - 3 or above) in English and 1 other academic qualification, preferably a science based subject. 

Satisfactory school reference and good attendance report. 


Main body of the qualification will be assessed by computer and paper based unitised exams throughout the year alongside internal practical assessments. 

Functional Skills are assessed by externally set exams. 

Personal and Social Development will be assessed by internally set assignments. 

Financial information

Cost of corporate clothing as per subject area requirements (will be discussed at interview) 
Contribution towards educational visits 
Educational materials (pens, folders etc. as required by subject areas) 

Some students may be eligible for financial assistance through the College's Bursary scheme and Be Brilliant Foundation.

Future opportunities

The full achievement of this course will allow progression onto a full time Level 3 course or, after gaining employment within the electrical industry, advancement onto an advanced apprenticeship where you would be placed on a day release programme in conjunction with their work employment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 February 2017

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