Electrical Installations - Level 2 Diploma
Why this course?
If you are interested in a career in the electrical industry, then this course will provide the experience and knowledge required to progress to becoming a qualified electrician. Using a mix of taught sessions and project work, you will learn how to fabricate containment, install and terminate cables, inspect and test electrical installations, and diagnose and rectify electrical faults, as well as learning the underpinning industry regulations and electrical science.
- Purpose-built Construction and Trades Centre
- Industry-standard facilities and equipment
- Expert lecturers with years of experience
- Opportunities for work experience
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.
About this course
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.
- Circuit types
- Installing wiring systems and enclosures
- The national grid
- Electrical science
- Running a business
- Health and safety
- 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
After this course
On successful completion, you can progress to Level 3 or an apprenticeship.
- Industrial installer
- Project manager
Work experience or work related experience enables you to develop links with employers, and put all of your skills, knowledge and experience into practice. It provides excellent portfolio content where you can demonstrate how you have taken your learning and applied it in a real setting. This will ensure you have a professional portfolio and provides the extra engagement employers and universities want to see.
Work experience can take a variety of forms such as work with an external company or work related experience working on live projects e.g. commissioned work from an internal or external client.
Your tutors will help and support you to find work experience however, you may wish to use your own contacts to secure your placement.
We encourage all of our students to take part in volunteering – this is great for your CV and demonstrates your willingness to give back something to your community.
UK and EU students do not have to pay fees if they are under 19 on 31 August in the year they are studying.
More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.