Who is this course for?

The Essential Electrical Course is ideal for beginners who wish to change careers. This training package is also suitable for established tradespeople (e.g. gas engineers, carpenters) who wish to add core electrical qualifications to their existing skills. The course is designed for candidates with no knowledge of electrical work.

What qualifications will I earn?

This training package includes these core electrical qualifications:
Domestic Electrical Installer LCL Awards Domestic Electrical Installer (DEI) Qualification
Level 3 Building Regulations Level 3 Certificate in the Building Regulations for Electrical Installations in Dwellings
Level 3 Wiring Regulations Level 3 Award in Requirements for Electrical Installations
Level 3 PAT Level 3 Portable Appliance Testing (PAT) Qualification
Level 3 Initial Verification Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installations
Level 2 Fundamental Inspection & Testing Level 2 Certificate in Fundamental Inspection & Testing
Level 3 Periodic Inspection & Testing Level 3 Award in Periodic Inspection, Testing & Certification of Electrical Installations


If you’re looking for a more comprehensive electrical training package, you may be interested in our Professional Electrical Course (all of the above qualifications + Level 3 Electrical Certificate) or our Premier Electrical Course (all of the above qualifications + Level 3 NVQ Diploma). Not sure which course is right for you? Call 0800 345 7492 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors.

Units covered

The qualifications shown above are wide-ranging and cover numerous areas that you will need to know when working on electrical installations in domestic properties. Here are some examples of the units you will cover:
Applicable Building Regulations for Domestic Electrical Installation
Electrical Safety Legislation, Regulations and Standards
Identifying Unsafe Electrical Situations
Domestic Electrical Earthing and Bonding Requirements
Installing and Replacing Electrical Components
Checking the Correct and Safe Operation of Installed Electrical Components
Domestic Electrical Installation in Special Locations
Understanding of New Domestic Electrical Circuit Requirements
Installing Domestic Lighting Circuits

Why choose Access Training?

  • Small class sizes ensure plenty of one-to-one tuition
  • You decide the pace of your electrical training
  • Flexible payment options, including monthly payment plans
  • Online theory training
  • In-centre practical training
  • 3 year career support for new electricians

Ready to get started?

Call 0800 345 7492 to find out more about our Essential Electrical Course, or fill out our enquiry form and one of our course advisors will get back to you with a list of available training slots.