South Thames College

Electrical Installations (Buildings) City & Guilds Diploma - Level 2


If you see yourself as an electrician, this course gives you the foundation you need and covers electrical installation technology and principles, plus practical work. You'll get a broad introduction to most of the materials and techniques used in domestic, commercial and industrial electrical installations in the UK. You'll have practice in installing circuits and materials on brick and concrete walls and plasterboard ceilings. The relevant regulations will be covered throughout the course. You'll have visits to trade shows to help you see the latest developments in the industry. Our guest speakers are already successful in their roles and their advice will give you the inside view of what it's like to succeed and what employers are looking for.


Continual assessment and you must pass all units.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs A*-C/9-4 including English and maths A*-C/9-4; OR a relevant Level 1 qualification plus English and maths assessed by us to be at an appropriate level.


There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).

Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.

Next Steps

Progress to Level 3 in electrical installation or find a job as an electrician's mate in the electrical contracting or maintenance industries.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.

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Where and when
1 Year
Study mode:?
Full Time
What do I need to pay?
16-18 year olds:
£ 0
19 and older: ?
£ 0 - 2,700
Materials fees: ?
May be charged

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