This qualification allows the learner to acquire knowledge and craft skills of electrical installation. It does not require occupational evidence from the workplace, so is suitable for learners who currently do not work within the electrical industry (but may wish to do so).
The qualification has been adapted from the diploma within the Apprenticeship framework; so, facilitates progression to the industry recognised qualification. It will give the learner an opportunity to practice and be assessed in a secure environment on the installation of wiring systems together with the relevant theory of electrical installation. Learner can utilise the IET On-Site Guide with some of the units and also acquire the knowledge of electrical science and principles.
Learners must be at least 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements for the qualification. However, learners must have the potential to achieve and demonstrate that they have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy required for the completion of the learning outcomes and the assessment.
The course content includes the following:
- Health and safety in electrical installation
- Electrical installation theory and technology
- Electrical installation methods, procedures and requirements
- Electrical installation craft skills
- Electrical science and principles
Method of Assessment
The assessment involves on-screen examinations, practical assessments and a theory assignment.
EAL Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installation