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Electrical Installation: C&G Level 2 Evening

Applications for places in September 2022 on this course are now closed. Please take a look at alternatives, for example in construction or computing.

Course information

Course Summary

This course offers learners the opportunity to acquire at intermediate level the theory and practical skills involved in the Building Services Engineering industry for electrical installation procedures and practices.

Course Code:N2236
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:Level 2
Awarded by:City & Guilds
Course Length

32 weeks (6 hours per week).

Start Dates: 

Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 6pm - choice of either Tuesday and Wednesday evenings or Tuesday and Thursday evenings

Course Detail

This course has been designed to provide an entry point for those wishing to start a career in the Building Services Engineering sector in electrotechnical technology or gain a Level 2 qualification in Electrical Installation.

Learners will need to have an interest in general Building Services Engineering procedures and processes, with a keen enthusiasm towards learning electrotechnical regulations, principles of electrical science and practical installation skills.

The qualification covers the key aspects of working within the Building Services industry to include a range of practical tasks and the underpinning knowledge for electrical installation work.


~ Health and safety in building services engineering

~ Principles of electrical science

~ Electrical installations technology

~ Installation of wiring systems and enclosures

~ Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering

The use of Information Technology will be promoted throughout the study programme along with the skills required for employability and personal development.

This qualification does not demonstrate competence to be a qualified electrician but will support the learner’s progression to further study.


Your understanding and skills will be assessed by multiple-choice examinations, written and practical assignments at intervals throughout the course.

Course Fees


*Exam/Assessment fee included

Concession: YES
Government Subsidised: YES
Student Loan Available: NO

Please note: Fees are for 2022/23 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.

Entry Requirements

Learners will need to have a good understanding of basic Maths and English. A GCSE or equivalent in Science would be an advantage due to the electrical principles involved in this course.

All learners will be informally interviewed at main Enrolment to confirm the suitability of the course for their requirements and expectations.

Priority will be given to progressing students at main enrolment.

Your Next Steps

On successful completion of this course, learners may wish to progress on to the following electrotechnical qualifications:

~ Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation [Buildings and Structures].

~ Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment [Buildings, Structures and the Environment] work based apprenticeship programme.

Other Information

Required materials:

Learners will be expected to provide essential stationery items such as pens, pencils, ruler, calculator, basic geometry set, A4 note pad and folder.

To meet the requirements for health & safety in our workshop, steel toe-capped boots will be a necessity. Tools and materials for practical tasks will be provided by NESCOT College.

Access to a PC and the internet would be an advantage however these resources are available in the Learning Resource Centre at the college.


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Last updated - 28/06/2022