Electrical Installation Design

North East Scotland College


This Unit has been designed to provide you with an opportunity to develop your knowledge and understanding of the design of electrical installations. If you already have some working knowledge of electrical installations, some of these design concepts may be familiar to you. If, on the other hand, this is your first contact with electrical installations and their design, the Unit should provide you with an understanding of the design methods and their relationship to the relevant British Standard, current BS 7671.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should have a broad knowledge and understanding of the design of electrical power distribution systems, the installation of electrical wiring systems, apparatus and cabling and the testing of electrical installations. This may be evidenced by possession of Electrical Installation Units from the National Certificate(s) in Electrical Engineering

Start Date




Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

6 months





Career Area


Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy