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Electrical Installation Diploma

The Electrical Installation Diploma Level 2 is the perfect course if you’re looking to pursue a career as an electrician. There are a variety of different ways to work as an electrician, from being self-employed to working on new builds and domestic repairs.

You will be taught by our experienced and dedicated staff two evenings a week, with 50% based in the classroom and 50% practical work in our workshops. Assessments will consist of online exams and practical tasks that are carried out continually as you progress.

You will be studying the basic knowledge and skills required to become an ‘Electrical Improver’ as defined by the J.I.B. (Joint Industry Board) and due to the intensive nature of the course, good attendance is required. You will be required to undertake a diagnostic test in English and maths during your first week of attendance and an electrical initial assessment which is carried out within the first two weeks.

Please note: you will need your own safety boots and work trousers for practical sessions and a scientific calculator and stationery for theory sessions. You will also need a Level 1 Vocational Qualification in order to undertake this course.

Upon completion you will be able to progress to the Electrical Installation Diploma Level 3 subject to entry requirements.

If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
DP2EIN1F Paignton Campus 14/09/2020 - 09/07/2021 - £1592.00 T2 Apply Now
DP2EIN1FBL Newton Abbot Campus 14/09/2020 - 09/07/2021 - £1592.00 T2 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“I chose to study at South Devon College as I've always had an interest in trades. It's a great place to learn about the industry before entering the workplace. The staff are really helpful and I prefer the College environment to school as you're treated more like an adult. It’s a really fun and exciting course."Charlie Capewell

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