Pre-Apprenticeship Electrical Engineering with Green Energy Skills

West College Scotland


Paisley Campus, Clydebank Campus


This programme is for anyone who wishes to enter the electrical contracting business as an electrician. It is particularly suitable for school leavers. It will prepare entrants for the industry via the lead industry body, the Scottish Electrical Charitable Training Trust. Please note entrants will not receive a SQA award. The objective is for students to find electrical apprenticeships

You'll learn about: Health and Safety; Electrical Installation; Cable Management and Wiring Systems; Electrical Theory.

Entry Requirements

National 5 Maths plus 2 other subjects at National 4 or 5. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

After successfully completing this course you'll have the skills needed to get a role as an apprentice electrician in the domestic or industrial sector.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Construction and Building Services

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