Electrical Installation and Renewables Pre-Apprenticeship

What is special about this course?

This course is designed to give you an introduction to electrical engineering and electrical installation techniques.  Skills gained are fundamental in all aspects of electrical installation and will increase your opportunities for employment.

Entry requirements

Mature students

  • Interview
  • Relevant post school education and/or training.

School leavers

  • Four National 4 at C or above, to include Mathematics, English, Physics and one other subject
  • Communication at Intermediate 1

You will learn and gain skills in:

  • Electrical technology
  • Electrical wiring hand skills
  • Electrical science
  • Health and safety

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Face-to-face
  • practical workshops
  • VLE (virtual learning environment) used where relevant

How long will my course last?

1 Years

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

August 2018


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.


Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Apprenticeship in Electrical Industry
  • Pre Apprentice Electrical Installation at SCQF Level 6 or Electrical Engineering with Electronics at SCQF Level 6

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