Electrical Installations Level 2 & 3 Diplomas

Sixth Form

Date (from)


Awarding body


Full Time - September 2022

City & Guilds


Course introduction

Being an electrical engineer is a skilled, responsible, well paid vocation for which there are many different avenues of employment.

These two courses are designed to give the skills and knowledge you need to press ahead with your ambitions, as well as gain a highly recognised qualification.

Importantly, you will learn how to fit and repair electrical circuits and wiring. You will also develop a full understanding of safety rules, electrical theory, regulation and security systems.

Why choose Brock for Electrical Installations Level 2 & 3 Diplomas?

At Brock we are fortunate to have a dedicated Skills Centre at Marchwood where you can learn the most up-to-date electrical installations know-how.

You will study under the supervision of experienced professionals who bring a broad range of experience. This includes electrical contracting, electrical fitting, electrical maintenance, electronics and telecommunications.

In addition, you will acquire knowledge about the way the construction industry functions, giving you important insights that will help you find work.

Teaching & learning

The course will be delivered using a wide variety of teaching methods. Theory units will include lectures, group discussions, group activities and research tasks.

You will also learn from a range of digital and paper resources to gain a solid understanding of best practice.

Practical content will assist you in gaining and developing understanding and experience of inspection, testing and commissioning, as well as fault diagnosis and rectification in electrical installations.

Course structure

  • Learn theory and practice to help launch or advance your career.
  • Acquire important health & safety knowledge, which employers want to see in new recruits.
  • Gain a broad understanding of circuits and wiring matters.
  • Benefit from the help and guidance of industry-experienced professionals.
  • Complete your studies in a modern learning environment.

Minimum entry requirements

Level 2 Diploma:

Four GCSEs at grade 3 and above to include: 

  • English Language (ideally grade 4)
  • Maths (ideally grade 4)
  • Science

Level 3 Diploma:

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) or equivalent. 

Information & support

There are two levels of course for which you can apply. Here’s a breakdown of what you will learn in each:

Level 2

At this level there is an approximate 40% practical to 60% theory split in terms of course delivery.

For the practical content you will gain and develop skills for the installation of a wide variety of wiring systems and enclosures, including domestic, commercial & industrial.

In terms of theory, you will gain and develop an understanding of health and safety in building services engineering, principles of electrical science, electrical installations technology and the importance of effective communication.

Level 3

At this level there is an approximate 20% practical to 80% theory split in terms of course delivery.

You will gain and develop practical skills for the inspection, testing and commissioning, and fault diagnosis and rectification in electrical installations.

In terms of theory, you will gain and develop an understanding of environmental technology systems, principles of electrical science, electrical systems design and career awareness.


Students are required to pay a £100 materials fee at enrolment.

Students will also be required to purchase a uniform, more details will be provided at enrolment.

What can I do with this qualification?

Once you have gained your Electrical Installations qualification you may wish to progress onto a higher-level course, which may include higher education depending on the level attained.

Holding a recognised qualification in this area will make you a more suitable candidate for junior job roles and apprenticeships.

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