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Diploma in Electrical Installations - Level 2 - Full-time (Mid Devon)

Level 2
Course Code:
Mid Devon Campus
One year

This study programme is designed to introduce you to the electrical industry. It is aimed at learners who would like to work as an electrician, but do not already have an apprenticeship.

Successful learners can progress to an apprenticeship.


The programme includes Health and Safety, Theory and Technology, Methods Procedures and Requirements, Craft Skills and Science and Principles.

All aspects of the programme will be studied through both classroom-based theory sessions and practical-based workshop sessions and will be assessed through a series of practical assessments and exams.

Your study programme will include tutorial sessions and work experience.

You will also study Maths and English if a GCSE at grade 5/4 or above has not previously been achieved in these subjects.
The qualification is achieved through a combination of online exams, written exams, portfolio production and workshop based practical assessments.
All entrants must hold 4 GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent or above, to preferably include GCSE Maths and English at grade 3 or above.
Entrants who do not have a GCSE grade 4 in Maths and/or English will continue studying these subjects.
At the end of the year, you are expected to have completed and achieved all the components of your Level 2 Study Programme and improved your Maths and English skills before progressing to your next course.

You'll also need to have successfully completed Electrical Installations Level 1 to undertake this programme.
Successful learners can progress to Level 3 or an apprenticeship. Learners may also wish to consider progressing to another Level 3 programme within Architecture, Construction and the Built Environment.
All teaching and learning is carried out in our new Future Technologies Centre, equipped with all the latest teaching aids and specialist equipment.
Please contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01884 235245 for more information.
Q: Do I need a work placement for this course?
A: A work placement is not required but you should try and get some work experience as you progress through the course.

Q: Is there any equipment needed to participate on this course?
A: Safety clothing including boots and overalls need to be purchased by the student. Students are also required to provide their own stationery and textbooks, a full equipment list will be provided at interview.

Q: Are there any costs for this course?
A: Students are asked to pay a contribution towards materials and learning resources used in workshops and classrooms. There may also be trips throughout the year which may incur a cost.
If you are a 19+ learner there may be course fees, unless you are eligible for a remission. Financial support may be available; if you require further information contact the Advice & Guidance Centre on 01884 235330.

Diploma in Electrical Installations - Level 2 - Full-time (Mid Devon)
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