Electrical Installation Pre-apprenticeship SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This full time programme is designed to give candidates knowledge of electrical engineering installation techniques.

Entry requirements

School leavers

  • 4 National 5 at C or above, to include Mathematics, Physics, English and one other subject.
  • Communication at Intermediate 2

Mature students

  • Interview
  • Relevant post school education and training.

Progressing students

Units include:

  • Engineering: Applying Information Technology
  • Fundamental Electrical Systems
  • Fundamental Electronics
  • Inspecting and Testing of Electrical Installations
  • Electrical Plant Maintenance
  • Electrical Principles
  • Electrical Testing and Measurement
  • Installation of PVC Sheathed Wiring Systems
  • Single and Three Phase Induction Motors
  • Engineering Project
  • Problem Solving
  • Working with Others
  • Communication
  • Mathematics

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time


How long will my course last?

1 Year

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



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?

What next?

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