• PGL Resettlement Training

    Forces Resettlement Training

  • Who is it suitable for?

    For candidates who want to work as electricians in the building services engineering sector.

    Suitable for candidates who have previously completed the PGL ‘Induction to Electrical’ course or an equivalent Level 2 Electrical qualification.

    What’s involved?

    This is a qualification that tests both practical and knowledge based skills in a realistic working environment.

    The units that will be studied are;

    • Health and safety in building services engineering
    • Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
    • Principles of electrical science
    • Electrical installations: fault diagnosis and rectification
    • Electrical Installations: inspection, testing and commissioning
    • Electrical systems design
    • Career awareness in building services engineering


    Where might it lead?

    When candidates have successfully completed this qualification they will be at an Improver/Electrician’s Mate level.

    In order to fully qualify as an Electrician, candidates will need to fully meet the performance criteria as laid down in the National Occupational Standards put together by Summit Skills, the Sector Skills Council. This is covered in the EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology.

    Course duration

    Approximately 9 weeks full time equivalent.

    (Please speak with an advisor for current attendance options) 

    Delivery method

    A mixture of prior home study, classroom revision and workshop practical training and assessments.  

    Assessment methods

    Online multiple choice tests, practical and written assessments. 

    Entry requirements

    Candidates must be able to demonstrate prior electrical knowledge and experience. This may either be through the completion of the ‘Induction to electrical’ course, or an equivalent  Level 2 Electrical qualification. 

    How much does it cost?

    The cost is £3600