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Electrical Installations

Course Code: DEI2

Level: 2
Subject area: Construction & the Building Trades
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: City & Guilds, Diploma
Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One year
When you'll study: Two-three days per week, 9.00am - 5.00pm

About the course

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.

What you'll learn

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.
Entry requirements

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.

What's next?

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.

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2022/23 (August 2022 – July 2023). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2023/24.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)


Course Code: DEI2

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1200

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 This course is free for this age group
19 - 23 A(Note: If you do not have a level 2 qualification, this course may be free).
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.

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