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What's Involved

Are you interested in electrical installation work and wishing to become a qualified electrician? If so, this qualification is designed for new entrants to the Electrotech industry, providing you with the basic skills and experience you need. The course is available either full- or part-time. The part-time option is taken over either two evenings or one-day per week. This programme will be of particular interest to adult learners.

The course provides practical and theoretical tuition. There are a number of practical tasks that you will need to carry out during the year. This is combined with a high level of underpinning knowledge in workshop/site safety, electrical principles, science and regulations. It is approximately 50:50 theory/practical.

Entry Requirements

You will preferably already have GCSEs Grade A-C in English, maths and science. However, adult entry (over 19) will be considered based on work and other experience. Other Level 2 qualifications may be acceptable and are by agreement at interview.
You will also need a satisfactory reference and interview.

It is preferred that candidates are working in, or moving into the Electrical Contracting Industry.

Where will it take me?

Successful students with a proven track record of good attendance and behaviour can progress on to our Level 3 programme as a route towards achieving Approved Electrician status.

This will help towards gaining employment in the Electrical Contracting Industry and enable you to get onto the NVQ Programme which is also offered by Havering College.

Course Assessment Method

There are formal assessments to test your knowledge in the form of computer-based examinations, practical assessments and completion of a portfolio.

Compulsory units include:

  • Unit 201 Health and safety in building services engineering;
  • Unit 202 Principles of Electrical Science;
  • Unit 203 Electrical installations;
  • Unit 204 Installation of wiring systems and enclosures;
  • Unit 210 Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering.

Where and When

Electrical Installations (Building & Structures) Level 2 Diploma C&G (QCF) - Evening

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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