Level 2 Electrics

This course provides an excellent opportunity for students to works towards a career or further study in the electrical installation industry.

Entry guidance

Entry requirement for progression onto a Level 2 course is a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade G or better. In addition, students must achieve the specific entry requirements for each individual course which may apply to this course.

Please speak to subject leader or look on the website.

Syllabus Outline

3 mandatory units

  • QPEO2/001 Working safely in an engineering environment
  • QPEO2/002 Carrying out engineering activities efficiently and effectively
  • QPEO2/003 Using and communicating technical information

3 units are chosen from

  • QPEO2/033 Wiring and testing electrical equipment and circuits
  • QPEO2/034Forming and assembling electrical cable enclosure and support systems
  • QPEO2/035Assembling, wiring and testing electrical panels/components mounted in enclosures
  • QPEO2/036Assembling and testing electronic circuits
  • QPEO2/037Maintaining electrical equipment/systems
  • QPEO2/038Maintaining electronic equipment/systems


This qualification has both multiple choice online tests and assignments that are set externally from EAL alongside controlled practical assessments in the workshops.