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.

Units covered include:

  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Fundamental safe working practices
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation for working in the construction industry 
  • Electrical installation wiring and terminations
  • Fabrication techniques for electrical installation 
  • Electrical science and technology 

Entry requirements

We would require GCSEs at Grade 3 or above in English, maths and science. You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor. 


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