Construction & Building Services

Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Installation

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5

  • Campuses

    • Clydebank
    • Paisley
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 5


What will I learn?

This programme is for anyone who wishes to enter the electrical contracting business as an electrician. It is particularly suitable for school leavers. It will prepare entrants for the industry via the lead industry body, the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust. Please note entrants will not receive a SQA award. The objective is for students to find electrical apprenticeships

You'll learn about:

  • Health and Safety
  • Electrical Installation
  • Cable Management and Wiring Systems
  • Electrical Theory
  • Numeracy
  • Communication
  • Working with Others
  • Influences on Mental Health and Well-being
  • Working for Yourself

What qualifications do I need?

  • National 4 English
  • National 4 Mathematics
  • National 4 in Science or Technical subject


  • Equivalent qualifications or experience

What can I do after?

Successful entrants are expected to pursue a career as an Apprentice Electrician. The programme is designed to prepare students for both Domestic and Industrial sectors.



Programme Information

Start: August

End: January

Duration: 2.5 days per week for 18 weeks.

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Clydebank Full time SCQF 5
Paisley Full time SCQF 5

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