Electrical Power Engineering (2304)

Last Updated: 08 Mar 2021
These qualifications replace the 2339 Electrical Power Engineering qualifications that expire in March 2021.  The updated qualification content has been provided by EU Skills in conjunction with an industry working group. 
These qualification are for those in the power industry. They could be undertaking an Apprenticeship Standard such as the Power Network Craftsperson, wishing to gain knowledge and prove competence in the or progress to a more responsible role.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering - Distribution and Transmission (Technical Knowledge)learners must be achieve all mandatory units.
  • Understand legislation in the power industry
  • Mathematics, mechanical and electrical theory in power engineering
  • Power engineering electrical networks, plant and apparatus
  • Power engineering: cables, sub stations and overhead lines

To achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering (Competence), learners must select one of three available pathways:
  • Overhead Lines
  • Substation Plant
  • Underground Cables

What Careers Can This Lead To?
They allow candidates to progress into employment or to an apprenticeship standard such as the Power Network Craftsperson. 
Employment opportunities include work in the following areas:
  • Substation plant
  • Underground Cables
  • Overhead lines

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?
These qualifications allow candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and career progression in the power industry.  There are two routes Technical Knowledge and Competence.

Level 2

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering - Distribution & Transmission (Technical Knowledge) (2304-17)
Last Registration Date: 18 Dec 2024

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering - Distribution & Transmission

  • Accreditation No: 603/7179/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 18/12/2026 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power Engineering (2304-21)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2024 Supportive services: Learning Assistant
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Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power - Overhead lines

  • Accreditation No: 603/7184/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2027 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power - Substation Plant

  • Accreditation No: 603/7184/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2027 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Power - Underground Cables

  • Accreditation No: 603/7184/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: NVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2027 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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