Diploma in Electrical Installations // Level 1

The City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical is for people looking to enter the Electrical industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up core skills and knowledge within the trade, and prepares you to progress on onto Level 2 & 3 in Domestic Electrical Installation.

These qualifications are aimed at learners who want to start a specific Electrical career, while obtaining the Key skills and knowledge of Electrical Installation; this is recommended as the starting point to being a fully qualified Electrician within the industry.

This course has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions. This programme has been designed around the needs of local employers and has a mix of both practical and theory aspects, while giving you the skills to potentially move onto an apprenticeship.

You will study units such as: Health and safety in building services engineering; Principles of electrical science; Electrical installations technology; Installation of wiring systems and enclosures; and Understanding how to communicate with others within Construction.

Entry requirements

The College does not set entry requirements for this qualification. Staff will ensure that you are tested prior to enrolment to ensure that this course is best suited to your needs. An interview is also required.


You will be assessed through a series of practical assignments and job knowledge.

Progression & Careers

You could continue your education by progressing to the next level Diploma in Electrical Level 2 of study at TMC, or to an apprenticeship or employment in the Electrical sector.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 1
Attendance Full-time
Duration One Year
Campus Coast Road Campus