Electrical Installations Level 2 Technical Certificate

The first step to qualifying as an electrician or starting work in the industry, taught in our newly refurbished workshops.

The programme consists of 4 on-line theory and 2 practical assessments related to the qualification units. Topics include: health and safety, science, craft theory (wiring regulations) and more.

All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.

The course is aimed at those who wish to be employed in the electrical industry.

Tutors from the industry with vast experience across the electro-technical fields. Well equipped workshops.

  • Health and Safety
  • Science
  • Craft theory (wiring regulations)
  • Installation Skills
  • Industry Structure

A combination of theory and workshop sessions.


You will be expected to spend a couple of hours a week on research and private study.

Work in the industry and progress to Level 3 to obtain the full Technical Certificate.

At least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above, including Maths and English Language. Alternatively you should have achieved a Level 1 Electrical Installation qualification.

You will need to purchase/provide IEE On-Site Guide, steel capped footwear, study equipment such as pens, paper and scientific calculator.

Explore your career progression options

If you are considering applying for this programme, why not explore your potential career progression routes using our handy tool.

You can explore live job vacancies, next level qualifications and apprenticeship standards in your local area. Not only this but you can also watch videos of real people talking about their experiences of working in your specific industry or occupation of interest.

Why not visit us at an Open Event and find out more about this pathway.

Why Guildford College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
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    Courses available

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