Become an Electrician, Start with the City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma Online Hybrid Electrical Course

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (2365-02)
Accreditation No: 600/5498/0

Price: £2250 incl. VAT

Monthly Payments from £190 (With Level 2 & Level 3 Bundle Option)




City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma Course Lessons

City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Electrical INstallation Diploma Overview

Kickstart your path to become an electrician in UK with the flexible, part-time City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations hybrid course. This course is the starting point to become a qualified electrician in UK and is also an essential requirement for domestic installers aspiring to progress through the experienced worker Level 3 NVQ route/pathway. Perfect for beginners or those aiming for a career shift, this course offers in-depth insights into various electrical installations - be it domestic, commercial, or industrial sectors. As a recognised JIB training provider, we facilitate a smooth process for your JIB Trainee Electrician ECS card application right from enrolment. We offer easy to pay payments plans which are interest free, pocket friendly and without any credit checks.

Why choose our C&G 2365 Level 2 Diploma online hybrid course?
  • Flexible Learning: Our innovative e-learning approach is designed for convenience and effectiveness. With our mobile app, you can download units to study offline, allowing you to learn at your own pace, even without internet access. This flexibility is complemented by personalised tutor support. The platform, which is also accessible via desktop or mobile, provides access to a wealth of resources, including 136 videos, 10 sample exams, and multiple quizzes, all tailored to ensure your success. The flexibility on this course works much better than attending evening or weekend classes or a night school.
  • Practical Experience: Gain hands-on practical training experience at our Nottingham centre. Choose from weekday or weekend sessions, with a range of dates available and unlimited free workshop based practical training sessions.
  • Tailored Exam Process: Opt for exams at our centre or enjoy the convenience of remote invigilation through City & Guilds, adapting to your preferences and schedule.
  • Fast Track Your Learning: Commit just 8 hours per week to complete the diploma in a short span of 3 to 5 months, propelling you quickly to the next stage of your learning journey.
  • Smooth Progression: After finishing this course, you'll be well-positioned to advance to the City & Guilds 2365-03 Level 3 Diploma, a key milestone on your path to becoming a certified electrician.
  • Essential for Experienced Worker Pathway: This diploma is a crucial stepping stone for domestic installers seeking to qualify through the experienced worker NVQ route, laying the groundwork for advanced qualifications.

Enrol in our C&G 2365 Level 2 Diploma course today and accelerate your career progression in the electrical field. With the option for immediate start and no wait time for set dates, our flexible and comprehensive training is the stepping stone to achieving your dreams in the electrical industry.

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Highlights of the Level 2 Electrican Course

  • Passive learning
  • Experienced tutors for 1 to 1 support
  • Multiple choice exams
  • Interest free payments, no credit-checks
  • Unlimited free practice sessions
  • Mobile apps for learning
  • Complete the course in 3-5 months
  • Start course immediately 
  • Enables you to get an ECS card

Flexibility for distance learners

If you reside far away from our centre, we understand the inconvenience of frequent visits. Therefore, we offer you the flexibility to complete multiple exams and assessments in a blocks of 2 days to minimise your trips. Please get in touch with us to know more.

Choice of Exams at home or centre

Take multiple-choice exams online at home or our center in Nottingham. Home exams need internet, a Windows device with webcam and mic, and incur a £25.75 fee per exam. Exams at the center are free and included in the course fee.


With our passive learning approach and video-based content, you can access the materials as many times as you need. Unlike fixed online virtual classes, there are no restrictions on your learning schedule. Additionally, you will have access to 1-to-1 tutor support whenever you need help or have any queries.

How the 2365 Level 2 Online course works?

Embark on a rewarding career in electrical installations with our streamlined and flexible course. Here's a concise guide to how it operates:

Step 1: Online Registration

Register online, selecting between full payment or our interest-free plans. Complete your enrolment form and consider the optional resources such as textbook, calculator.

Step 2: Access Learning Content

Once enrolled, you gain immediate access to our learning content. The course is readily accessible using a computer/laptop or our mobile app available on both Android and iOS platforms.

Step 3: Flexible Study

You're free to complete course units in any order you wish, allowing you to tailor your learning to your own needs. 

Step 4: Schedule Exams, Practice Sessions & Assessments

Book your exams, practical training sessions and assessments using our online system on your preferred dates. You can choose to sit your exams remotely from home or at our Nottingham centre.

Step 5: Practice Sessions

Attend hands-on practical training sessions at our Nottingham centre. These include a minimum of two workshop-based sessions in preparation for your final assessment.

Step 6: Course Completion

By dedicating a mere 8 hours a week to self-study, you can complete your Level 2 diploma in electrical installations within 3-6 months.

DURATION & PAYMENT OPTIONS for the 2365 Level 2 Diploma

You can complete the course at your own pace, and you will be registered with City & Guilds for 2 years. While we recommend completing the course within 1 year, you have the flexibility to finish it within a maximum of 2 years. The minimum time required to complete the course is at least 3-5 months, with an average study time of 8 hours per week.

The following payment options are available for the hybrid course.

Blue Plan

Green Plan

Full Payment

Level 2 & Level 3 Package

ELCAS Credits

One total payment of £2,250.
  • No transaction fees
  • Completely secure online payment
  • Price includes VAT
Monthly payment of £480 each for 4 months.
  • The 1st payment is a deposit of £330 to reserve your place on the course
  • Monthly payments start 1 month after the date you pay the deposit.
  • No credit-checks
  • Completely secure online payment
  • Price includes VAT
  • No transaction fees
  • To sign up with this plane, please click here
Monthly payment of £240 each for 8 months.
  • The 1st payment is a deposit of £330 to reserve your place on the course
  • Monthly payments start 1 month after the date you pay the deposit
  • No credit-checks
  • Completely secure online payment
  • Price includes VAT
  • No transaction fees
  • To sign up with this plan, please click here
Monthly payments of £380 each for 12 months or £190 each for 24 months.

This course is not eligible for ELCAS funding, you can apply the funding for the next course City & Guilds 2365 Level 3 Diploma.

To be eligible for the ELC, individuals must have completed at least four years of service in the British Military, with the scheme open to both full-time and part-time soldiers.

Upon selecting a course, you'll need to apply for ELCAS funding. Keep in mind that ELCAS claims cannot be submitted through Total Skills. The Enhanced Learning Credits application process comprises multiple stages. If you are still serving, speak to your Education Staff; for Service Leavers, contact your SSR.

To begin your ELCAS courses claim, follow this link. Please use registered learning provider number 12999.

Reviews from our learners




  • Practical training with unlimited practice sessions, to give you the confidence to start your career.
  • Learning content in association with industry experts in addition to City & Guilds resources.
  • Passive learning with tutor support, enables you to learn in your own time and access the content multiple times.
  • Mobile learning apps available on both Apple and Android for learning on the go.
  • Easy to navigate, latest online learning system with all content structured in one place.
  • Deposit of £330 only.
  • 3 payment options. Monthly payments from £240 per month.
  • Essential books included in the cost.


  • Practical training is limited to enable you to pass the assessments only. Normally 2 days.
  • Learning content restricted to City & Guilds resources.
  • Active learning, you have to attend evening or weekend classes or night school or virtual classes at fixed times without an option to re-visit the lessons.
  • Difficult to navigate, different systems to access content.
  • No mobile apps available.
  • Deposit of at least £500
  • 2 payment options. Monthly payments from £500 per month.
  • Books need to be purchased separately.

C&G 2365 Level 2 Diploma Exams & Assessments

There are 6 exams and assessments in the 2365 Level 2 Diploma.

This is a 40-min multiple-choice exam with 25 questions and requires 60% marks to pass. Its a closed book exam. Normally this would be combined with the practical assessment on the same day.
This practical includes many smaller assessments which are covered in half  a day. Normally this would be combined with the exam on the same day.
This is a 90-min multiple-choice exam with 40 questions and requires approximately 50% marks to pass. Its a closed book exam.
The exam is a 75-min multiple-choice open book exam with 40 questions. It requires minimum 60% to pass and is open book. 
This is the practical assessment in the course covering different containment systems, cables and circuits.
This is a 40-min multiple-choice exam with 20 questions and requires approximately 60% marks to pass. Its a closed book exam.


  • Safe isolation procedure
  • Cables: Twin & earth, Steel wire armoured (SWA), singles 
  • Health & safety at construction sites
  • Containment: PVC conduit, steel conduit, cable tray
  • Fundamental electrical theory
  • Containment: PVC trunking, steel trunking
  • Resistance in series, resistance in parallel
  • Wiring radial and ring final circuits, main protective bonding
  • Types of earthing systems in UK
  • Electrical components
  • Communication with other trades in building services
  • Installation of consumer units, sockets, two-way lighting circuits

Entry requirements for the City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma

This course is open to learners aged 18 and above, and there are no entry requirements. However, we recommend having a good understanding of English language and Maths. You should be able to read, write and communicate in English fluently.



There is one essential book required for the course and it is included in the course price, this will be dispatched to you directly after you book the course.

The Textbook is optional and recommended. You may purchase it separately.
On-Site Guide (BS 7671:2018+A2:2022)  ISBN 978-1839532276
The City & Guilds Textbook: Book 1 Electrical Installations, Second Edition ISBN 978-1398361591


All the tools are provided by us, however you may bring your own.
Non-programmable scientific calculator
Safety boots (Please bring your own)
Protective gloves (Please bring your own)
Eye protection glasses (Please bring your own)
Photo ID (Driving License/Passport).


We offer two options to sign up.
  • The easiest way is to sign up online by completing the details below using your credit/debit card.
  • If you would like to pay through bank transfer or speak to someone in person to book your course, you can also call us on 0115 666 2366 or send us an email on to sign up offline.


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Can I come and have a look at your training centre before I book a course?

We will be thrilled to give a tour of our facilities. Please contact us to arrange a suitable day and time for your visit.

Is there parking at the centre?

Yes, there is ample free parking onsite.

Does this course offer practical training?

We offer complete practical training with this course and focus on the practical skills as much as the theory. While some training providers give you just enough practical experience to pass the assessments we offer unlimited practice sessions for our learners to feel competent after completion of the course. 

What days would the exams and workshop sessions be available?

You can take the exams on a weekday or weekend and the dates will be available on our system. If you would like to sit the exams at home, the remote invigilation service from City & Guilds is only available during weekdays. The workshop sessions are also available for booking on our learning system.


The tutor support is available twice a month through Zoom, and you are also able to send your queries on email and these will be answered as soon as possible.

Are the books included in the costs?

There are two books required for this course and they are included in the price of the course. You will receive them few days after you have enrolled on the course.

Do I need my own tools?

We will provide you with all the tools you need however you may choose to bring your own. You will need your own safety boots for the practical sessions. We also highly recommend safety glasses and gloves. These are not provided by the centre due to reasons of hygiene.

When will I get my results and certificate?

We will be able to give you the result after you complete each online exam.
The unit and course certificates will be sent to you after completion of the last exam or assessment. It can take up to 4-6 weeks to receive these.

Can I re-sit the exams if I fail and what are the costs?

You are able to have up to 3 re-sits for each exam. Cost of each re-sit is £45 incl. VAT at the centre and £55 incl. VAT for remote invigilation at home directly by City & Guilds.

What kind of work can I get after completing this course?

After completing this course you can seek employment as a Trainee Electrician or Electrician's mate. We also recommend you to apply for an ECS card, which will help you with employment opportunities.