Introductory Course - Basic Electrical Awareness
SCQF Level: 4
What will I learn?
This is an entry level course to introduce candidates to and develop knowledge and understanding of basic electrical principles and practices. The course includes the following topics:
- Principles of electricity
- Measurements of voltage and current
- Ohm’s law
- Dangers of electricity
- Using electrical appliances
- Appliance testing
What qualifications do I need?
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, as it is delivered online it would be beneficial if the candidate had basic competence in IT and the internet.
This course does not require a personal statement.
What can I do after?This course is a good starting point for those individuals who are interested in entering a career in the engineering and energy industry.
You can enrol onto and start this course at any time throughout the year.
From your start date on the course you have up to 9 weeks to complete your course. You could complete your course in 2 weeks or use the full 9 weeks- it's up to you. Study whenever you want, at your own pace.