Electrical Installations - Level 2 Diploma
Why this course?
If you are interested in a career in the electrical industry then this is the entry course for you. The UK construction industry is a major employer, consisting of small and large companies and many self-employed people. The industry is constantly developing to meet changing needs of the population and environmental pressures.
Using a mix of taught sessions and project work you will learn how to carry out electrical inspections and tests, analyse and describe fault finding, describe different types of circuits, define aspects of the national grid, understand industry regulations, describe terminology and electrical science.
Our £9 million Construction and Trades centre provides excellent facilities for our students. The workshops are designed to simulate industry conditions and are equipped with industry-standard tools and materials. Expert lecturers with years of experience prepare our students to become the next generation of construction workers and tradespeople.
To study at Level 2 you must have completed the Level 1 Electrical course and have a Grade 3 (D/E) in GCSE Maths and English.
- Circuit types
- Installing wiring systems and enclosures
- The national grid
- Electrical science
- Running a business
- Health and safety
Why the MET?
You will work in the purpose built Construction and Trades Centre in a real work environment.
You will be taught by highly-experienced teachers who have years of collective knowledge and industry experience between them.
Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims. The course also provides links with local employers.
- Purpose-built electrical centre at the new Construction and Trades Centre which provides a real work environment and industry standard facilities
- Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
- Library and computing facilities
- Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
- Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks
Brighton MET is keen to offer our students work experience placements, particularly with the increasing importance for students to complete placements as part of their study programmes across all industry areas.
You are expected to seek employment within the industry and you will be given support to achieve this.
This is an exciting opportunity for employers and students alike to gain something valuable with long term benefits for the business and for students.
Upon successful completion of this Level 2 course you can progress on to Level 3 as a full-time student or as an apprentice.
Future careers include:
- Electrical engineer
- Industrial installer
- Project manager
- Self employment