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Entry Requirements

A good level of English and maths is required.

Please ensure you are clear how this course relates to working in the sector. Please click the How to Become a Qualified Electrician Through Part-Time Study link on the main Electrical Installation page. If you have questions regarding this please contact Sanjay Suri, Commercial Manager - Business & Technology on 01895 853417 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Who is the course for

This course is the first step for candidates wishing to pursue a career as an electrician and for those working in the sector to progress their careers. The course covers the basic theory and practical skills required for electrical installation work.

Course Content

  • Health and safety in building services
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installation technology
  • Installation of wiring systems and enclosures
  • Understanding how to communicate with others within building services engineering.

Study Methods

The course will comprise of theory and practical sessions.

Suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is compulsory in the workshop and may be purchased from Amazon, B&Q or locally at All Weather Corner, Hayes tel: 0208 573 0300.

Please note the overalls should be navy colour and are described as workshop or warehouse coats at many outlets. Safety boots are also required

Candidates will also require the book.

Electrical Installation Work: Level 2 : EAL Edition (ISBN NO 978 113 891 7149) publisher Taylor & Francis Group 2015 approx £25

How is the course assessed

Online multiple choice examinations, practical assignment and written paper.

  • There are a number of assessments that need to be completed throughout this course and these need to be completed and handed in by the deadline dates that will be provided to you by the tutor. Failure to submit by these dates will result in the failure of the unit and consequently the course.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 3 in Electrical Installation.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Candidates will not be recognised by the electrical sector until they complete the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation. This along with the 17th Edition is required to work at electrician’s mate level.

More Information

  • Attendance is 2 evenings per week (18:00 to 21:00) and one Saturday a month (09:00 to 16:00)
  • For further information or to arrange an interview, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 5 September 2016

How to Apply

This course requires an informal interview.

To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.

Enquire here for future course dates