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Electro Technical Installations 2365 — Level 2 Diploma

Building Services

Course ID: 174702

Course Year: 24/25

Course Details

  • 1 year course.
  • Kick-start your career in the industry.
  • Level 2 Diploma.
  • No experience necessary.
  • Progress to next level study or into employment.
  • Recieve guidance and training from our dedicated and experienced teaching team.
  • Study in our inclusive, supportive and respectful learning environment.

What to expect from the course

Diploma Level 2 Electrical Installation - Study Programme

The intent of this study programme is to prepare you for progression to the next level of study, or directly into employment, in your chosen trade.

The Level 2 programme is an excellent way to kick start your career; it will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge required, whilst applying safe practice - alongside gaining confidence to progress within college and further, into the Building Services industry.

On this course, you will develop skills that enable you to select and erect wiring systems in many different applications. You will also learn the skills which allow you to work with different types of cables and electrical accessories. You will gain knowledge in the requirements of Health & Safety in electrical installations, whilst developing your practical skills to install electrical systems safely and in accordance with relevant electrical requirements and building regulations. As well as this, you will enhance your knowledge of electrical principles and discover how to relate mathematical calculations to the real working world.

As an Electrician, you’ll need a good head for heights and be happy to work outdoors as well as indoors; working to precise measurements and building plans, you’ll also develop your communication skills by working with other members of the Building Services Industry.

You must have a dedicated approach to your English and maths sessions. You will need to meet our expectation of making progress by improving upon the level you have achieved previously, at School or college. When commencing your course, your English and maths skills will be assessed, to ensure that you are working at the correct level, and that we can offer the right level of support for you to achieve in these subject areas.

If you have no prior experience and are not employed, then this course might just be what you are looking for!

This programme will help you develop key skills to improve your opportunities of gaining employment. Employers demand that all potential employees can:

• Use maths skills to assist work practices
• Use English skills to communicate; both in writing and orally, with colleagues and customers
• Attend regularly and arrive on time
• Always work safely
• Display excellent practical skills and good trade knowledge
• Work independently or as part of a team
• Find solutions to problems

What will the programme include?

• Practical workshop sessions – gain the necessary skills required to earn money and start your career
• Theory sessions – be able to link theory with precision to the practical work you have completed
• Work related activities – ensure you can follow instructions and complete an employer challenge
• Industry guest speakers – listen to what the experts say, ask questions, and discover whether this is the career is for you
• Site visits – tour a live site to observe projects in the local area and observe site expectations for safety.
• Work experience – put your learning, training and development into practice on a live site.
• Tutorial sessions – designed to develop you as an individual and plan your career progression
• Skills competitions – showcase your skills … can you win it?


City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma in Electro Technical Installations

Why study with us?

Student Benefits

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Academy Bakery

The Academy Bakery is located on the Duke Street campus, producing a range of first class baked goods daily. These include artisan breads, patisserie and biscuits, as well as special occasion/novelty cakes by award-winning master-bakers. Students are offered a range of discounts throughout the year.

The Academy Bakery
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Academy Hair and Beauty Salons

Duke Street is also home to The Academy Hair and Beauty salons. They offer generous student discounts on a wide range of hair and beauty treatments, at a fraction of high-street prices. These include styling, cutting, perming, highlights, facials, manicures, electrolysis and traditional and homeopathic massage.

The Academy Salons
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Academy Restaurant

Duke Street campus is also home to the College’s Academy Restaurant. Often referred to by it’s customers as Liverpool’s hidden gem, the restaurant serves top class cuisine, at highly competitive prices. Food is expertly prepared by professional chef/tutors and young chefs in training and offers students a range of discounts at different times of the year.

The Academy Restaurant
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Microsoft Office 365 - Free

When you become a student of the College you’ll receive full access to Microsoft Office 365. This allows you to install the software on your own computer and other devices at home, completely free of charge.

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Onsite Sports Facilities/Fitness Suite

The college has excellent sports and fitness facilities at its Roscoe Street campus. Students pay a one-off membership fee for all year round usage of weekly supervised gym sessions, as well as access to a number of sporting clubs and events.

Career pathways

Successful completion of Level 2 will give you the underpinning skills and knowledge you need to be able to apply for jobs in the industry and then progress to Level 3.

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Contact us to discuss your application or find out more:

 : 0151 252 3000

Entry Requirements

Grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics.

If you only hold grade 4 or above in English or Mathematics, why not try our L1 Electrical study programme?

This programme will give you the opportunity to experience practical activities in Electrical, whilst working towards achieving your English or Mathematics qualifications at a grade 4 or above. Successfully achieving these grades will allow progression to the Electrical Installation L2 programme the following year.

Further Information

You must be fully committed to attend all elements of your study programme, this includes Vocational and Tutorials sessions, and Work Experience activities. For 18+ students the vocational qualification is the only mandatory element of study.

PPE must be worn at all times in College workshops and there is an unwavering expectation that all students must arrive prepared for all sessions, arrive on time and be focused and ready to learn.

If you are unsure of the entry requirements, or if you don't meet the criteria, please contact our Careers Advice and Guidance team who will be happy to help you find the best option for you. Email or call 0151 252 3607.


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t already hold a qualification equivalent to 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, and you need to study at Entry or Level 1 to progress to Level 2, you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

Aged 19 or over and unemployed or earning less than £21,225 a year? You may also qualify to join this course for free. To find out more, contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for24/25 is 1673.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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