Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Manufacturing Technology – Electrical Pathway Courses - Birmingham & Black Country - Sandwell College

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Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Manufacturing Technology – Electrical Pathway

Electrical Pathway

1 year

Central Campus


Teacher demonstrating electronics to two engineering students
Electronic and electrical engineering laboratory

Course summary

This is the starting qualification you should choose if you aspire to become a qualified electrician in the domestic, commercial or industrial sector and do not already have an electrical apprenticeship or employment in the electrical industry. It can give you a head start on a four-year apprenticeship.

Course requirements

You'll need to complete an initial assessment and have a minimum Grade 4/C in GCSE Maths and English.

You will study health and safety, principles of electrical science, wiring systems and electrical installation technology. Around 60% of the course is practical with 40% knowledge based.

You will complete practical assessments and external online exams.

This can lead you into employment as an electrical improver and to the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures) qualification.

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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