Level 2 Electrical Installation Technical Certificate

Level 2 Electrical Installation Technical Certificate

Level 2 Electrical Installation Technical Certificate

Level 2 Electrical Installation Technical Certificate

Level 2 Electrical Installation Technical Certificate

Full Time

Course Overview

This City & Guilds qualification is aimed at learners who wish to work as an electrician in the building services industry. The course has been designed to deliver a high level of occupational skills and provide a platform to progress further into an apprenticeship programme or into employment. This route at Level 2 is a step towards becoming a competent electrician.

Course Content

The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the skills required within the electrotechnical sector. You will cover compulsory aspects such as: 

• Scientific principles 
• Installation of wiring systems and enclosures 
• Electrical installation technology 
Centres and providers work with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training. Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employers. This practically based training is ideal preparation for gaining employment in the electrotechnical industry or specialist further study.

Entry Requirement

You must have successfully completed either:
  • Level 1 Electrical Diploma
  • Level 2 Construction Multi-skills NOCN/Cskills Certificate, which must have included the optional electrical unit

Learners should be 16-19 years old.


The assessment methods include:

A synoptic assignment, which is externally set, internally marked and externally moderated. The assignment requires candidates to identify and use effectively, in an integrated way, an appropriate selection of skills, techniques, concepts, theories, and knowledge from across the whole content area.

A theory exam, externally set and externally marked, and can be taken either online through City & Guilds’ computer-based testing platform, or as a paper-based exam. The exam is designed to assess the candidate’s depth and breadth of understanding across the mandatory content in the qualification at the end of the period of learning and will be sat under invigilated examination conditions.

Where does this course lead to

This technical qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and practical skills needed for working in the electrotechnical industry, which will prepare you to enter an electrotechnical apprenticeship programme or progress onto the level 3 Advanced Diploma in Electrical Installation. On completion of the Apprenticeship, the learner will be recognised by the industry as competent as an installation or maintenance electrician.

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Course Outline

Course Code: AF73

Study Mode: Full Time

Location: Basingstoke

Start Date: 09/09/2024

Duration: 1 Year

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Tel: 01256 354141


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