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Electrical Installations

Course Code: DEI2
  • Level: 2
  • Qualification: City and Guilds
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time
  • Duration: One year
  • Time of day: Daytime
  • When you'll study: Two-three days per week, 9.00am - 5.00pm

What's it all about?

The electrotechnical industry offers an exciting career path in a diverse and expanding field. From domestic work to major engineering projects, study in this area can lead to varied career with excellent pay!

City College Plymouth’s level 2 qualification is ideal for new entrants to the industry and will provide you with the basic skills and experience you need for further study or to begin your career. You could also use the course as a stepping stone to an electrotechnical Apprenticeship programme.

Course information

This course covers the following topics:

  • health and safety in building services engineering
  • principles of electrical science
  • electrical installation technology
  • installation of wiring systems and enclosures
  • understanding how to communicate with others within building services engineering.

You will need to have the following qualifications to be accepted onto this course:

  • GCSEs in English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above.

You will also need to have good practical skills, problem solving skills and written/verbal skills.

You’ll be required to take some practical assessments and exams.

On successful completion of this course you may wish to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations or the Level 3 Apprenticeship in Electrical Installation/Maintenance.

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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