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Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures)

It combines practical training with basic electrical theory.
The course covers the following:
Health & 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.

Entry Requirements

2 Years - 4 GCSEs at grade 2 or equivalent Level 1 / Entry 3 qualification, with a passion for electrical installation.

Fees information

The course fees are listed in the course information box below. You could be entitled to have your fees waived if you are aged 19-23 and do not have a full level 2 qualification or you are aged 24+ and unemployed. Please contact Students Services at Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon SN2 1DY. Tel 01793 491591 or e-mail for details.

What do I need to bring?

Notepad/paper,stationary set including coloured pencils

Assessment/Exam information

Written assignments and GOLA (on-line) multiple-choice exams. Students also complete practical assessments.

Other information

Swindon College offers a friendly and relaxed learning atmosphere with highly qualified staff delivering a successful course.

There is a structured tutorial support system and students have access to many learning facilities that the College offers.

What can I do next?

Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installations or an Apprenticeship.

Qualification description

On completion the student will gain the following qualifications:

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (QCF).

Course information & how to apply

Length Start Date End Date Course Fees Course Code
36 weeks per year 01 Aug 2018 31 Jul 2019 Tuition fee: £1,300.00
Award body exam fee: £146.00
Materials: £150.00
16-18 do not pay Tuition, Exams or Materials Fees
UCAS/UKPASS Code: Not Applicable
Study type: Full Time
Hours per week: 15.00
Study days: 3 DAYS

Any extra costs

Students aged 19+ will pay tuition fees, plus exam, registration and material costs.

There may be some supplementary costs for equipment, books, course trips and visits.

Financial assistance may be available to cover these costs, please ask a member of staff in our Student Finance office or call 01793 491591 for more information.

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this course, please click on the 'Apply now' button at the bottom of this page.
Alternatively, you can contact Student Services at:
Swindon College, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1DY.
Tel. 01793 491591 or email