City & Guilds Foundation in Electrical Installation Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
05 September 2022


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade E or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh 1st Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

This course covers core skills and knowledge needed for electrical installation. This course gives you the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge needed and the opportunity to progress onto our level 2 Electrical Installation programmes.

This course is for you if...

... You want to be an electrical installer
... You need an entry-level qualification
... You want to progress onto the Level 2 course

What will I be doing?

This course is ideal for anybody who is interested in a career as an electrical installer in domestic dwellings and looking for an entry qualification, which will facilitate progression to further learning in this area.

Whilst on this course you’ll study:

• Structure of the construction industry

• Fundamental safe working practices

• Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings

• Site preparation for working in the construction industry

• Electrical installation wiring and terminations

• Fabrication techniques for electrical installation

• Electrical science and technology

You'll be assessed through practical projects, written and online tests and you’ll gain:

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade E or above, to include maths/maths numeracy and English/Welsh First Language, or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

Level 2 Diploma Electrical Installation, an Apprenticeship or employment.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 05 September 2022

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Contact our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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