To become a fully qualified Electrician candidates are required to complete the Full Electrical Diploma. For those who do not have access to an employer or wish to gain an initial grading in the Electrical trade the Level 2 Full Time Diploma provides an excellent introduction to the work involved and enables the successful candidate to progress onto a Level 3 Apprenticeship.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Gaining this qualification will improve your prospects of finding employment or apprenticeship training in the electrical installation industry. In order to become fully qualified, further part-time study will be necessary.

What jobs can I get? 

You will need to continue your studies to become fully qualified.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of English and Maths at grades A* to C (9 - 4)  and 2 additional GCSE's at grade A* to D (9 - 3)  

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TDN2FW001D 06/09/2021 £210.00 £210.00 £1860.00

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 


A number of text books, stationery, scientific calculator and protective clothing.

Course content

Course Content 

You will need to demonstrate and in some cases be observed:

Working on a range of electrical installations including Domestic, Commercial and Industrial.

Working with a range of cable management systems and cables including singles, twin and earth, SWA, MI, Tray, Conduit and Trunking.

Satisfy the following skill areas:

  • Health & Safety on site
  • Fault diagnoses and correction
  • Managing technical and junctional information
  • Preparing for and installing wiring systems, enclosures and equipment
  • Connection of wiring systems and equipment
  • Inspection, test and commissioning of electrical installations

You will also study Functional Skills.

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

EAL

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Electrical

More about the course 

Here at The College we have a reputation for offering excellent skills training. Our lecturers are professionals in their chosen fields, with sound experience, knowledge and expertise.

Duration 

1 Year

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 2

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 2

Awarding Body 

EAL