CITY & GUILDS 2365 LEVEL 2 DIPLOMA IN ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS HYBRID ONLINE LEARNING COURSE

STEP 1 - FOR BEGINNERS

Monthly Payments from £210
Total Fee £1980 incl. VAT

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations online course is a starting point to become an electrician. The course covers domestic, commercial, industrial and agricultural installations. After joining this course you will be able to apply for JIB Trainee Electrician ECS card. We are a JIB approved training provider and you can complete your ECS assessment directly with us.

On this hybrid e-learning home study course, the theory is completed remotely through our Learning management system where you can access the resources at any time and unlike live online learning, where you are restricted to live sessions, with passive learning provided by us, you are able to re-visit the content as many times as you like. 

We also offer 1 to 1 support sessions with a tutor, through Zoom or phone call, where our expert tutors would be available to answer your queries. 

The practical training takes place at our centre in Nottingham and the experience is the same as you would receive in a classroom environment. You can choose to attend weekday or weekend sessions. We offer unlimited free practice sessions on this course.

The exams can be completed at our centre or at your home through City & Guilds remote invigilation.

After completing this course you can proceed to Step 2 in your career, City & Guilds 2365-03 Level 3 Diploma in electrical installations.

This e-learning course can be started immediately and you do not have to wait for set dates.
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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 as soon as 4 months to up to 2 years.
  • Start course immediately 
  • Enables you to get an ECS card

Flexibility for distance learners

If you live at a distance from our centre, we are flexible in offering you an option to complete multiple exams and assessments in a block of a few days to minimise your visits. Please contact us to find out more. 

Choice of Exams at home or centre

You have an option to complete your multiple-choice online exams at your home or at our centre. For exams at home, you will need a laptop or computer with a webcam and mic. There is no additional fee for this service.

LEARN IN YOUR OWN TIME & Convenience

With passive learning and the learning content available on videos, you can view the content as many times, and you are not restricted to fixed online virtual classes. In addition, 1 to 1 tutor support is available whenever you need help or have any queries.

DURATION & PAYMENT OPTIONS

The course can be completed at your own pace and you are registered with City & Guilds for 2 years. We recommend completing the course in maximum 1 year. The minimum time required to complete the course is at least 3-4 months.

The following payment options are available for the hybrid course.

Blue Plan

Green Plan

Full Payment

One total payment of £1,980.
  • Pay in one go and get a £50 credit, which can be redeemed against future purchases with us.
  • No transaction fees
  • Completely secure online payment
  • Price includes VAT
Monthly payment of £420 each for 4 months.
  • The 1st payment is a deposit of £300 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
Monthly payment of £210 each for 8 months.
  • The 1st payment is a deposit of £300 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

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY?

COMPARISON WITH OTHER PROVIDERS

TOTAL SKILLS

  • 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 £300 only.
  • 3 payment options. Monthly payments from £210 per month.
  • Books included in the cost.

OTHER PROVIDERS

  • 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 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.

ASSESSMENTS

THERE ARE 6 ASSESSMENTS IN THE COURSE

UNIT 201 HEALTH & SAFETY IN BUILDING SERVICES - MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
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.
UNIT 201 HEALTH & SAFETY IN BUILDING SERVICES - PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
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.
UNIT 202 PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRICAL SCIENCE - MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM
This is a 90-min multiple-choice exam with 40 questions and requires approximately 50% marks to pass. Its a closed book exam.
UNIT 203 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION TECHNOLOGY - MULTIPLE CHOICE 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. 
UNIT 204 INSTALLATION OF WIRING SYSTEMS AND ENCLOSURES - PRACTICAL ASSESSMENT
This is the practical assessment in the course covering different containment systems, cables and circuits.
UNIT 210 UNDERSTAND HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH OTHERS IN BUILDING SERVICES - EXAM
This is a 40-min multiple-choice exam with 20 questions and requires approximately 60% marks to pass. Its a closed book exam.

COURSE COVERS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS

  • Safe isolation procedure
  • Cables: Twin & earth, FP200, 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
  • Installation of consumer units, sockets, two-way lighting circuits
  • Electrical components
  • Communication with other trades in building services

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

This course is open to learners who are 18 or older and doesn't have any entry requirements, however, we expect you to have good knowledge of English language and Maths. You should be able to read, write and communicate in English fluently.

MATERIALS AND BOOKS

BOOKS 

THERE are two books required for the course and they are included in the course price, these will be dispatched to you directly after you book the course.
Book 1 Electrical Installations ISBN 978-1510432246
IET On-Site Guide (BS7671:2018, 7th Edition)  ISBN 978-1785614422

MATERIALS

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

ENROL NOW

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 support@totalskills.co.uk to sign up offline.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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.

IS TUTOR SUPPORT AVAILABLE?

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 £35 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.