Electrical Engineering - Installation

Forth Valley College


Falkirk Campus


This course provides transferable core skills, foundation skills and workshop training for those who aspire to a career in electrical installation work. It also provides a pathway to advanced levels of study.

Content includes:
Communication Skills; Information Technology; Mathematics; Electrical Principles; Fundamental Electrical Systems; Electrical Testing and Measurement; Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations; Installation of Conduit Systems; Installation of PVC Sheathed Wiring Systems; Installation of Trunking Systems; Installation of Cable Tray and MI Systems; Earthing and Earth Fault Current Protection; Programmable Logic Controllers; Cable Ratings and Overcurrent Protection Devices; Employability Skills.

Entry Requirements

National 5 English, Maths and a science or technological subject; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant experience or alternative qualifications, will be considered. Selection by two stage interview.

Progression Routes

HNC/HND Electrical Engineering

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



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