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Electrical Courses for Beginners

If you want to learn the fundamentals of electrical work and earn industry-recognised qualifications that will open the door to a career as a professional electrician, our beginners’ electrical courses may be perfect for you. Learning a new trade from scratch can be a daunting prospect, but our friendly, experienced training professionals (each a qualified tradesperson in their own right) will help you through the entire programme, answering any questions you might have and turning you from a novice into a confident electrical worker!

Here’s a sample of what you can learn on an Access Training electrical course:
  • Basic electrical theory and principles
  • Practical skills, including the installation and maintenance of numerous domestic electrical systems
  • How to stay safe while carrying out electrical work
  • How to certify your work (up to and including full house re-wires)
We offer a flexible variety of electrical courses for beginners, so don’t worry if you have a full time job or other commitments to work around because Access Training can provide a programme that suits your every requirement. We have been turning novices into qualified electricians for over 13 years – just read some of the success stories on our Testimonials page!

Call the Access Training team on 0800 345 7492 to discuss which of our electrical courses would best suit your requirements.

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Are there any entry requirements for these courses?

Our electrical courses are specifically designed for absolute beginners, so you do not need any electrical experience whatsoever to enrol.

These courses are available across the UK, and anyone over the age of 18 is welcome. We offer a number of different training plans, so whether you’re looking to train part-time or complete an intensive course and get qualified as quickly as possible, we are flexible enough to fit your schedule.

Course Options

We deliver a range of different electrical training packages, all of which are suitable for candidates with little or no experience. Choose from the following options:
  1. Essential Electrical Course – Earn the two qualifications that all practising electricians are legally required to hold: the Part P Domestic Installer certificate, and the 18th edition Electrical Regulations certificate.

  2. Professional Electrical Course – This comprehensive course aims to fully prepare you for your new career as a professional electrician. After learning the basics, you’ll go on to earn your Part P and 18th edition certificates, as well as the Fundamental Inspection & Testing qualification and the Periodic Inspection & Testing qualification.

  3. Premier Electrical Course – This is our deluxe electrical training package, designed to give you a decisive edge over the competition when you turn professional. You will learn the fundamental skills and theory before moving on to earn all of the qualifications included on the Professional Electrical Course, plus the Electrical Design & Verification qualification and the PAT Testing certificate.
Not sure which of these courses is right for you? Contact us now and we’ll help you to select the right package based on what you’re aiming to achieve.

Advanced training options

We don’t just offer electrical courses for beginners! Once you’ve finished your fundamental electrical training, we can help you to enrol on a variety of more advanced courses that will bolster your skills and knowledge, giving you the edge over other electricians should you decide to turn professional. Click here to browse our full range of electrician courses.

Why choose Access Training?

Here at Access Training Academies, we have:
  • Extremely high pass rates
  • Qualified teaching staff with years of professional trade experience
  • Flexible course options – train around your current commitments
Give us a call today on 0800 345 7492 to enrol on a beginners’ electrical course and learn a lucrative new trade at one of our UK training centres.
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Our basic electrical training course – learn the ropes and get qualified!

Completing our Essential Electrical Course will allow you to start a brand new career as a domestic electrician. Even if you have no prior electrical experience, this course will teach you all the skills and technical theory you’ll need, and along the way you’ll earn the two industry qualifications every practising electrician is expected to hold.

Here are some of the units covered on our Essential Electrical Course:
  • Installing and replacing electrical components
  • Installing domestic lighting circuits
  • Electrical safety
  • Earthing and bonding requirements
  • Electrical installation in special locations
City & Guilds
Earn five qualifications and kick-start your career as an electrician!

Our Professional Electrical Course is ideal for beginners who wish to learn the fundamentals of electrical work and earn the accreditations that will mark them out as knowledgeable professionals. This course consists of 5 industry-recognised qualifications; after learning the basics, you’ll progress onto more advanced material such as PAT testing and inspection.

The Professional Electrical Course includes the following qualifications:
  • Part P Domestic Electrical Installer
  • City & Guilds 18th edition Electrical Regulations
  • City & Guilds PAT Testing (Portable Appliances)
  • City & Guilds 2392 Fundamental Inspection & Testing
  • City & Guilds 2395 Periodic Inspection & Testing
City & Guilds
Achieve the very highest level in the electrical trade!

The Premier Electrical Course is our most advanced electrical training programme. If successful, you will earn a total of 6 electrical qualifications, and this will position you streets ahead of the competition when you begin your new career.

This course is open to candidates of all experience levels; even if you’re a beginner, we’ll equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become an electrician and earn these 6 qualifications:
  • Part P Domestic Electrical Installer
  • City & Guilds 18th edition Electrical Regulations
  • City & Guilds PAT Testing (Portable Appliances)
  • City & Guilds 2392 Fundamental Inspection & Testing
  • City & Guilds 2395 Periodic Inspection & Testing
  • City & Guilds 2396 Design, Erection and Verification
City & Guilds

Are you already a practising electrician?

If you are looking for further electrical training or need to get a specific qualification then please contact us with your requirements. We have a range of courses that are specifically designed for practising electricians, and each one is very competitively priced. We offer bespoke electrician courses and training solutions to electrical and commercial organisations of any size, from small individual contractors to large enterprises such as councils and electrical contractors.

Successful Students

“I have one word for the intensive training – fantastic! I intend to start my own ‘one woman band' business'! ”
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