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Course Overview

Are you interested in changing careers and becoming a professional electrician? Would you like to achieve an advanced understanding of electrical installations and how they work? If so, our advanced electrical training course is perfectly suited to your ambitions.

This course consists of 6 vital industry qualifications that will enable you to carry out domestic and commercial electrical work to a very high standard. We will help you to master a wide range of circuits and installations, as well as taking you through all the necessary theory and safety regulations.

You will learn how to:
  • Install and maintain a wide range of installations
  • Test portable appliances and prevent safety hazards
  • Inspect and test new and existing circuits
  • Design and verify new electrical systems
Call Access Training now on 0800 345 7492 to book a place on our Premier Electrical Course. Alternatively, return to our main Electrician Courses page to see what else we have to offer.

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Who is this qualification for?

We specifically designed this training course for beginners who wish to achieve an advanced understanding of electrical work. Even if you have no previous experience of electrical work, we would be happy to hear from you; of course, we also welcome more accomplished students who need a refresher course.


As mentioned above, our advanced electrical training course is made of six different qualifications. These are as follows:
  1. Part P Domestic Installer – Qualifies you to install and maintain lighting, sockets, cooker circuits and consumer units. You will also be able to certify full house re-wires and other domestic installations.
  2. Building Regulations for Electrical Installations in Dwellings – This qualification will demonstrate that you have a good understanding of the current building regulations (as applicable to electrical work in dwellings).
  3. 18th edition Electrical Regs – This qualification will give you working knowledge of wiring regulations.
  4. PAT Testing (Portable Appliances) – Qualifies you to test portable appliances so as to prevent accidents and safety hazards.
  5. Fundamental Inspect & Test - Qualifies you to complete new electrical installations and inspect and test new circuits on existing installations
  6. Initial Verification – Qualifies you to inspect, test and certify new industrial, commercial and domestic electrical installations.
  7. Periodic Inspection & Testing - Qualifies you to inspect and test multiple circuits on existing installations (commercial, domestic and industrial). You will be able to issue safety reports and recommend any necessary work.
  8. Design & Verification – Covers the theory and design of electrical systems. Qualifies you to design and specify electrical schemes for others to carry out.

Units covered

The six qualifications that make up our advanced electrical training course cover a wide range of different areas between them. Here are some examples of the units you can expect to cover on this course:
  • Introduction to electricity and electrical units
  • Introduction building regulations and safety standards
  • Electrical terminology
  • Safe isolation procedures
  • Earthing and bonding
  • How to identify components
  • Special locations
  • Circuit requirements
  • Lighting installations
  • System maintenance
  • Electrical supplies
  • Selecting cables and components
  • Testing
  • Reading electrical drawings
  • Safe isolation and best practices

Progress routes

Completion of Access Training’s advanced electrical course will equip you with a comprehensive knowledge of the skills needed to succeed as a professional electrician. That said, many candidates opt to continue training after completing this course so as to take their skills even further and gain a competitive advantage.

After you have received your qualifications from this course, we will be happy to discuss your aspirations and recommend appropriate progress routes for you. For example, you may wish to enrol onto a course that helps you to gain a managerial/supervisory role and earn even more money from your new career.

Why Access Training?

Here are some examples of what we have to offer:
  • Training programmes that prioritise face-to-face learning and practical experience
  • State-of-the-art training facilities
  • Professional tutors with years of industry experience
  • 24hr online support for candidates studying away from our training centre
  • Flexible training programmes to suit everyone
Click here to contact Access Training Academies and find out more about the training programmes we offer.
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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.

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