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Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations at East Sussex College

Course description

This course will be your first step to becoming a qualified electrician and a career in the commercial, industrial or domestic sectors.

Course content

During the year you will take your first step to becoming a qualified electrician and focus on the core principles and practical elements of electrical engineering. Learning will take place in our dedicated electrical workshop, where you will learn the theoretical elements of electrical science and circuits. You will then learn about the electrical installation methods, procedures and requirements. You will also have the opportunity to develop your English, maths and science skills. Modules include:

  • Health and safety in electrical installation
  • Electrical installation theory and technology
  • Electrical installation methods, procedures and requirements
  • Electrical installation craft skills
  • Electrical science and principles

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSE's A*-D or Equivalent Qualification including Maths at C


You will be assessed by short computer-based tests, practical assessment of tasks and assignments made up of 30% practical, 30% coursework and 40% exams.

Financial information

There will be a cost of approximately £100 to cover the cost of materials, licences and the upkeep of equipment. You will also need to provide your own safety boots and overalls.

Future opportunities

Once you have successfully completed this course you can progress on to the Level 3 Electrical Installations or start an electrical apprenticeship.

With this qualification, you will be at a level to allow you to become an ‘Electrical Improver’ or ‘Electrician’s Mate’. Additional training and further study will be needed to become a fully qualified electrician.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 January 2019
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