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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above including English, maths and a science subject or a relevant foundation course.

Students with other relevant qualifications and appropriate industry experience will be considered.

Who is the course for

This course is for those who are intending to work in the electrical contracting industry or for those working in an associated industry i.e. film, TV, lighting, maintenance etc who require the underpinning knowledge to progress their careers.

Course Content

Core units include:

  • Health and safety in building services
  • Principles of electrical science
  • Electrical installation technology
  • Installation of wiring systems and enclosures
  • Understanding how to communicate with others within building services engineering.

Study Methods

Lecture, practical workshops, tutorials, private study periods, projects and assignments.

How is the course assessed

Online multiple choice examinations, practical assignment, and written paper.

Where next - Further Studies

Level 3 in Electrical Installation (2365) or entry into an apprenticeship (must be employed within the electrical contracting industry).

Where next - Job Opportunities

Electrician’s mate, domestic electrical installer, handyman etc.

More Information

For further information please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00