SVQ 3 Electrical Installation at SCQF Level 7 (SECTT)

Course Content

The Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust: Apprentice Training Scheme is studied over 4 years.

Stage 1: 17 weeks of block release. Skills learned will be both practical and theoretical e.g. health and safety; wiring systems and enclosures, installation regulations, etc.

Stage 2: 11 weeks of block release. Skills learned will be both practical and theoretical, based around an Electrical Installation project.

Stage 3: Site experience and one week of college, covering assessment of safe working practices, safe isolation, inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical installations.

Stage 4 – Site experience.

Site experience will be gained in-between college attendance.

Entry Requirements

Applicants require four National 5 subjects (or equivalent) at grade C or above. To become an Apprentice Electrician you will follow a Modern Apprenticeship and achieve an SVQ Level 3. You must be in full-time employment with an Electrical Contractor and register with SECTT for the Pre-Employment Assessment. See for further information.

Method of Assessment

A diverse range of methods of assessments.

Future Prospects

Successful completion can lead onto the HNC Electrical Engineering course. 

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Part-Time Day

  • Campus

    Kingsway Campus

  • Start Date

    24 Aug 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    3 Years

  • Subject Area

    Building Services & Built Environment

  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery

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