West Thames College London

Electrical Installation - Level 2

This course includes theory and practice and is designed as a starting point for those seeking to become trained electricians.

Key course features


City and Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) 2365

Level: Level 2

Mode: Full-time

Start Date: 04 September 2017

Who is this course for?

Students who are interested in a career as an electrician.

About the course

You will study:

  • Principles of electrical systems
  • Electrical installation technology
  • Health and safety
  • Installation of wiring systems.
Additional opportunities

You may go on trips and visit trade shows such as The Building Exhibition.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will take the form of online multiple choice tests and practical assignments.

Where next?

This course provides a good grounding to go on to the City and Guilds Level 3 Certificate or an advanced apprenticeship. To gain the full electrician certificate you will have 4 years of industrial experience in electrical installations, and have obtained the Level 2 and Level 3 technical certificates or an NVQ Level 3.

Entry requirements

At least 2 GCSEs at grade D / grade 3 or above or successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma or a relevant foundation course with functional skills in English and maths. You will have an assessment. If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email info@west-thames.ac.uk.

This course is free for students under 19 years.

Please see our Fees and Concessions page or call 020 8326 2015 for further details.

How to apply?
Please click the apply now button and fill out the online application form. An adviser will be in touch regarding interview dates.


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