Electrical Installation and Renewables Pre-Apprenticeship SCQF Level 5

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

School leavers

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

Mature students

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

    Units include:

    • Engineering: Using Information Technology
    • Fundamental Electrical Systems
    • Electrical Testing and Measurement
    • Safe Working Practices
    • Electrical Plant Safety and Maintenance
    • Electrical Wiring Skills
    • Engineering Project
    • Installation of PVC Sheathed Wiring Systems
    • Electricity in the Home
    • Problem Solving
    • Working with Others
    • Communications
    • Maths: Crafts 1

    How will I study my course?

    • Full Time
    • Full time
    • Face-to-face

    How long will my course last?

    1 Year

    Where can I study my course?

      • Inverness Campus

    Start date



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    Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance)

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    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.