Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations
(Buildings and Structures) (2365-02)
Awarding Body: City & Guilds
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Campus: Presidency London College, Harrow Road, London, W10 4RA
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This City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Course (Diploma in Electrical Installation) is the start of your training to become a qualified electrician. It will cover the wide range of electrical installation skills plus the essential electrical science, electrical theory, and craft knowledge skills training needed to join the electrical industry. Once completed you can then progress on to take the 2365 Level 3 Diploma course. This is one of the qualification routes recognized by the electrical industry to become a qualified electrician.
The first step to becoming a Commercial Electrician
Who is this Level 2 Course for?
The 2365 Level 2 is for anyone aged 16 and above regardless of previous experience or knowledge, who wishes to become an electrician and work in commercial, industrial and domestic electrics. Ideally, you will have maths and English to a basic GCSE standard, however, if you do not, we can still assess you using the functional skills tests to find out if you are at the right level. This course is usually followed by the Level 3 Qualification, an NVQ, and an AM2 Assessment to become a qualified electrician.
As most people do, you may want to consider doing our Level 2 & 3 City & Guilds 2365 combined together on 1 continuous course.
Why take the 2365 Level 2 Course?
Put simply, to get a job with a contractor as a rookie electrician. By funding your initial training, you can make yourself much more attractive to employers by gaining the relevant skills and experience that they are looking for. This Level 2 course is 10 weeks long (over a 20-week period) and covers all the foundation knowledge and practical skills that will mean you won’t simply be making tea if you start in a new job or apprenticeship. You will actually be able to get to work straight away under the supervision of a qualified sparky.
This will allow you to then complete further training, on the Level 3 Diploma Qualification and then onto your NVQ and AM2S at a later stage if you so choose.
City & Guilds 2365 Course Content
This course covers a range of training methods and you will learn both hands on installation skills in our purpose-built workshops as well as the theory and science behind electrics. This is the first part of the most comprehensive electrician course available and covers the following areas:
Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations
- Electrical Installations Technology – Mainly theory Based
- Principles of Electrical Science – Mainly theory Based
- Installation of Wiring Systems and enclosures – Practical & Theory Training
- Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering – Practical & Theory Training
- Understand how to communicate with others within Building Services Engineering – Practical & Theory Training
During this course you will cover more advanced practical skills not limited but including:
- Armoured cable
- Pipe Bending Techniques
- Steel Conduit
- PVC Cables (Twin, Earth & Singles)
- Plastic Conduit
- Cable Tray (Metallic)
- Inspection & Testing (Pre-Energisation)
As a specialist electrical training centre, we have the state-of-the-art training areas specifically for the modules you will be studying. If your course module requires hands on learning you will be in a workshop, if it requires classroom-based learning you will be taught in dedicated classrooms with the latest interactive smart boards. We also have specialist classrooms with both workshop and classroom space for subjects like Inspection and Testing.
Throughout the course, you will be assessed by a range of methods including online exams, practical assessments, and written assignments.
2365 Level 2 Exams & Assessments
- 201 Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering – Multiple choice exam plus one practical assignment
- 202 Principles of Electrical Science – Multiple choice exam
- 203 Electrical Installations Technology – Multiple choice exam
- 204 Installation of Wiring Systems and Enclosures – Practical assignment and supplementary questions
- 210 Understand how to communicate with others within Building Services Engineering – Multiple choice exam
Please note that must bring a photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course
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