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Electrical Installation Technical Certificate Level 2

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This course is your next step towards becoming a qualified Electrician. You will gan practical experience with tasks to replicate industry standard electrical installations. You will learn theory of DC, AC and environmental installation, basic principles of generating, transmitting and distributing electricity, and the regulations and requirements for domestic installations. All whilst developing practical skills in our professional electrical workshops.


What Does The Programme Include

You will complete work books and assignments using online resources. You will begin to demonstrate independent learning skills and continue your professional development with a Construction work placement. Throughout this course you will also have the opportunity to complete many community projects, preparing you for work in the industry with on-site experience. The course is summative assessed by a practical assignment and final on-line test.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 4/​C or above including English and maths, or an Electrical Installation Diploma Level 1 with good academic potential.

Need to re-sit? No problem. If you don’t achieve a Grade 4/​C in GCSE maths or English, you’ll resit the exams with us and we’ll help you prepare.

Worried about your grades?

Whatever your results, we want to assure you that extenuating circumstances will be considered should you not have the grades indicated above. 

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you.

One of the ways we do this is through a very effective 6 weeks to success programme’ that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change courses if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks
  • Moving you between course levels if you are finding your current level too easy /​too hard
  • Incorporating English and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t meet the grades you need
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well

Our course enquiries and admissions team are available remotely throughout this unprecedented period. They can be contacted at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any further questions.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will complete practical assessments at your own speed ending the year with a practical timed assessment. Theory assessment will be completed through online tests.

Additional Information

You will require a warehouse coat, work trousers and laced safety footwear, which can be purchased from our website, along with reference books and stationery. You will be sent a full list of materials and equipment prior to enrolment.

Potential Future Career

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the Electrical Installation Technical Certificate Level 3 or Construction and the Built Environment Diploma Level 3 with a view to progressing to university or into a managerial apprenticeship. You could also progress to job roles such as an Electrical Assistant or an Installation or Maintenance Electrician Apprentice.

Course Content

You will complete a range of units:

  • Health and safety
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installation technology
  • Installation of wiring systems and technology
  • Understanding of communication with others within the building services


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Studying Electro technical studies in the state-f-the-art environment means I can gain a career as an electrician in a lot less time!

Zak Lee



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