City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Electrotechnology (Buildings and Structures) 2365-02

This course is intended for those students who wish to train and obtain underpinning knowledge in electrical installation work to enable them to find related employment within the construction and associated industries.

Students on this course will be invited to attend cross-college events that will develop their job skills. Examples of previous events students have attended are:

  • Drug awareness, prevent, stop smoking, CV writing, healthy eating, sports activities and many more through our student services, learning centre and enterprise.

  • Guest speakers from - Renlon, Rail track, NIC, NAPIT, JIB and ECA, educational and historical trips to brick manufacturers, Wealden and Down, Chatsworth House, Royal Pavilion, Hampton Court and Winsor Castle to name just a few.

  • Learners also attend exhibitions such as IFSEC, ELEX, NIC and London ExCel Centre.

  • Site visits - Contractors include Berkley Homes, Barratt Homes and Willmott-Dixon.

  • A significant number of 16-18 learners complete work experience through local employers and through college based projects, gaining relevant skills to increase their employability.

  • Enrichment activities such as a football tournament and league in Pulse Sports Centre for construction and electrical students with medals for runner ups and winners including a cup, other activities include swimming, table tennis, and pool within the common room area.



Course Content and Job Skills

City & Guilds unit number

Unit title

Credit value


(Guided Learning Hours)


Health and 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





  • Practical assignments
  • Multiple choice questions
  • Written coursework.




Students interested in a career within the electrical contracting and associated industries.

Entry Requirements


  • GCSE grade C/4 in English and Maths
  • Functional skills Level 2
  • An interview




1 year, three days a week


Successful completion of this course allows candidates to progress into employment, although not as a fully qualified electrician, or to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • 2392 Level 2, Certificate in fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification
  • 2365 Level 3, Diploma in Electrical Installation (Buildings and Structures)  
  • 2382 Level 3, Award in requirements for Electrical Installations
  • 2391 Level 3, Award in the Periodic Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations
  • 2399 Level 3, Environmental Technologies


Additional Information

Start date

Main enrolment is in September. For opportunities to enrol at other times of the year contact Customer Services on 0208 544 4501


For information about course costs, please see the Carshalton College fees policy.


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