This Level 2 course builds upon your previous knowledge, equipping you with the core technical knowledge and practical skills needed for further study and employment, teaching you how to install electrical systems and equipment.
This course is highly regarded by the industry and supports in learners working towards qualified electrician status.
Typical tasks of an Electrician include:
This course has been introduced to develop the skills necessary to pursue a career in the electrotechnical industry. As part of the qualification you will cover the following areas:
The study programme consists of a vocational diploma, Maths and English, work experience and essential digital skills.
GCSE English and GCSE Maths at grade 4 or above or Electrical Installation - Level 1 Diploma
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
You will also need stationary, overalls and safety boots.
You will complete a number of online exams and classroom tests, as well as completing a range of practical assessments in the workshops.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
After completing this course there are a number of options available; depending on your final grade you could move onto the Level 3 Technical or the Electrical Apprenticeship.
Opportunities also exist of learners moving into the new developing area of sustainability with courses on electrical charging, Solar and Photovoltaic systems.
Experienced electricians can expect to earn up to £50k a year.