City and Guilds (2339-17) Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering // Level 2

This course is designed for those who would like to gain relevant knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the power industry.

Areas of study include:

  • Legislation in the power industry
  • Mathematics, mechanical and electrical theory in power engineering
  • Electrical theory in power engineering
  • Cables, sub stations and overhead lines

You will be working in excellent facilities, using industry-standard equipment safely and you’ll be taught by engineers with vast industry experience and close relationships with some of the region’s largest employers.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at Grade D/ Grade 3 including maths and English or a relevant Level 1 Engineering qualification. Interview with course tutor is also required.


You will be required to complete the following: multiple-choice assessments and short answer question papers.

Progression & Careers

Supported by Northern Powergrid, the Level 2 Certificate in Electrical Power Engineering (2339-17) allows you to gain the skills you need to progress to a higher-level engineering course, seek an apprenticeship or simply enjoy working within an engineering environment. You may be able to progress onto a Level 3 engineering qualification.

You will gain expertise on this course that will provide you with the essential components of an engineering career especially within the power industry.

This is a new qualification to support the Power Industry Distribution and Transmission Apprenticeship at Level 2.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus