Introduction to Renewable Energy and Future Technologies

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


Throughout this course you will be supported by a great team of qualified craftsmen as you work through the Certificates in Construction Skills (Electrical and Plumbing) at SCQF Level 4 (6619-08). Your introduction to the sectors focuses on practical electrical and plumbing installation work.

Content includes:
Introduction to health and safety in construction sector; main tools and equipment used by both trades and how to use them to carry out basic operations; PVC sheathed wiring systems, Hot and cold water systems (used for most house wiring and plumbing installs).

Entry Requirements

3 relevant subjects at National 4, or equivalent national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. A place on the course is subject to an interview process.

Progression Routes

Progression on to a relevant course at SCQF Level 5 such as Building Services with Plumbing or Electical (NPA), or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


STEM - Engineering and Science

SCQF Level


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