10 Weeks
£3562(£4245 inc VAT)

Why take the C&G 2365 Level 2 Course / Diploma?

This City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Course (Diploma in Electrical Installation) is the start of your training to become a qualified electrician. It will cover the wide range of electrical installation skills plus the essential electrical science, electrical theory and craft knowledge skills training needed to join the electrical industry. Once completed you can then progress on to take the 2365 Level 3 Diploma course. This is one of the qualification routes recognised by the electrical industry to become a qualified electrician.

Full Course Title: Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Buildings and Structures) (2365-02)

The first step to becoming a Commercial Electrician

Who is this Level 2 Course for?

The 2365 Level 2 is for anyone aged 16 and above regardless of previous experience or knowledge, who wishes to become an electrician and work in commercial, industrial and domestic electrics. Ideally you will have maths and english to a basic GCSE standard, however if you do not we can still assess you using the functional skills tests to find out if you are at the right level. This course is usually followed by the Level 3 Qualification, an NVQ and an AM2 Assessment to become a qualified electrician. 

As most people do, you may want to consider doing our Level 2 & 3 City & Guilds 2365 combined together on 1 continuous course.

Why take the 2365 Level 2 Course?

Put simply, to get a job with a contractor as a rookie electrician. By funding your initial training yourself you can make yourself much more attractive to employers by gaining the relevant skills and experience that they are looking for. This Level 2 course is 10 weeks long (over a 20 week period) and covers all the foundation knowledge and practical skills that will mean you won’t simply be making tea if you start in a new job or apprenticeship. You will actually be able to get to work straight away under the supervision of a qualified sparky.

This will allow you to then complete further training, on the Level 3 Diploma Qualification and then onto your NVQ and AM2 at a later stage, if you so choose.

Course Content

City & Guilds 2365 Course Content:

This course covers a range of training methods and you will learn both hands on installation skills in our purpose built workshops as well as the theory and science behind electrics. This is the first part of the most comprehensive electrician course available and covers the following areas:

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations

  • Electrical Installations Technology – Mainly theory Based 
  • Principles of Electrical Science - Mainly theory Based
  • Installation of Wiring Systems and enclosures – Practical & Theory Training
  • Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering - Practical & Theory Training 
  • Understand how to communicate with others within Building Services Engineering - Practical & Theory Training

During this course you will cover more advanced practical skills not limited but including:

  • Armoured cable
  • Pipe Bending Techniques
  • Steel Conduit
  • Trunking
  • PVC Cables (Twin, Earth & Singles)
  • Plastic Conduit
  • Cable Tray (Metallic)
  • Inspection & Testing (Pre-Energisation)

As a specialist electrical training centre we have the state of the art training areas specifically for the modules you will be studying. If your course module requires hands on learning you will be in a workshop, if it requires classroom based learning you will be taught in dedicated classrooms with the latest interactive smart boards. We also have specialist classrooms with both workshop and classroom space for subjects like Inspection and Testing.


Throughout the course you will be assessed by a range of methods including online exams, practical assessments and written assignments.

  • 2365 Level 2 Exams & Assessments
  • 201 Health and Safety in Building Services Engineering – Multiple choice exam plus one practical assignment
  • 202 Principles of Electrical Science - Multiple choice exam
  • 203 Electrical Installations Technology – Multiple choice exam
  • 204 Installation of Wiring Systems and enclosures – Practical assignment and supplementary questions
  • 210 Understand how to communicate with others within Building Services Engineering - Multiple choice exam

Please note that must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course

Want to know more? Call us now on 01293 529777 or 0800 856 4448.

Dates & Timings

2365 Course Duration & Scheduling:

The 2365 Course consists of 10 weeks of theory and practical training. Practical Assessments and Online multiple choice exams are also completed during this time. The course is normally delivered in 2 weekly blocks each month, lasting approximately 18 weeks.

For specific course dates please call 01293 529777 or 0800 856 4448.

We can deliver this course much quicker than most colleges as it is run full time Monday to Friday rather than one day a week. There is no cutting of corners and you will complete the full amount of guided learning hours as set out by City & Guilds.

Payments & Funding

Payment Options

Low Monthly Payment Plans

We are now able to arrange finance for our courses that allow students to spread the cost of the course over a period of 12-36 months. The system we use provides you with an instant decision on finance so you can work our your options before you book your course. For more information please visit this page.

Interest Free Instalments

Due to the length of this course we are able to offer interest free flexible payment plans for those who may struggle to pay the full course fees in one go. If you are interested in booking this course please contact a course advisor on 01293 529777 who will be able to discuss the various options with you.


There may also be funding available for this course if you have no previous level 2 qualifications. Please visit this page for more info.

Course Books

We stock some books in our main centres, however we can not guarantee stock availability unless you call us in advance to purchase the books. To buy books please call 01293 529777. You will need the following books for this course:

  • IET On-Site Guide (BS7671:2018, 7th Edition) - ISBN 978-1785614422

Only available online:

  • The City & Guilds Textbook: Book 1 Electrical Installations for Level 2 Diploma (2365) - ISBN 978-1510432246

Frequently asked questions

What experience do I need?

This course is for new entrants and no experience is required.

What does this diploma allow me to do?

The level 2 and 3 diploma allows you to install and test in every sector.

Why do you run the course 2 weeks on 2 weeks off?

We run the courses is this format as there is a large amount of information to take in over the duration of the course and after years of delivering this course this is by far the most successful format.

Is there a healthy amount of practical training?

Whether it is installation or testing this course is packed with large amounts of practical training.

Is the maths/science difficult?

You do not need to have a great knowledge of math however there are some tricky modules in the 2365 but our instructors know exactly how to make it stick.


Pheonix House has raised the bar for electrical training centres in the UK. The centre is just East of Leeds situated just off of the M1 / A1. This makes it easily accessible from Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, Harrogate and all over Yorkshire.

Phoenix House, Hawthorn Park, Coal Road, Leeds, LS14 1PQ
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North West

Our Northern training facility is situated just off Junction 10 of the M62 at Birchwood Park and is very accessible from towns such as Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool and Chester.

Unit B, The Beacons, Warrington Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6WY
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South East

Our Mitre Court and Royce Road Facilities are based 2 minutes south of Gatwick Airport and is easily accessible by car, bus and train. they are comfortable, light, bright and airy environments in which students can learn a wide range of practical and theory based skills.

Mitre Court, Fleming Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9JY
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