The electrician domestic installer course is a starting point for learning and gaining practical knowledge of domestic electrical installation, BS 7671 safety regulations and how to test the installation. This introductory course delivers knowledge of the electrical installation process with an emphasis on safely and testing of installations. Some providers offer PAT testing as part of the programme and certificates in installation and minor works.
The electrician domestic installer course is usually delivered onsite using a combination of theory and real life application. Assessments and exams will be a combination of onsite and online.
After successful completion of the electrician domestic installer course and passing marks on the exam(s), you will be able to register and self-certify your work for the domestic installer competent person scheme with the NICEIC, ELECSA and NAPIT. It is more than likely that you will be required to provide proof of your domestic electrical installation competence by undertaking a trade test. Please check with the appropriate organisations for their testing requirements.
For on-site training, most learning providers will provide tools and materials but you will be required to wear suitable clothing and protective footwear (preferably steel toed), which is compulsory.
Who is the electrician domestic installer course aimed at?
The electrician domestic installer course is designed for people who are looking to gain practical knowledge of domestic electrical installation. It is for the DIYer who wants to undertake their own domestic lighting projects safely and effectively or who simply needs to understand the underpinnings of their domestic electrical installation works before commissioning it to a professional electrical engineer. It is also a great starting point for anyone who is on a dedicated path towards a career as a professional electrician.
The electrician domestic installer course content is described below:
Electrician domestic installer course content
- Ohms Law & Power Triangles
- Electrical currents and electric shock
- Earthing (or grounding) circuitry systems
- Legislation of electrical installation in domestic dwellings
- Breaker and cable selection
- Circuits installation including earthing and bonding, radial, ring and cooker.
- Basic Inspection and Testing of Conductors, insulation resistance, polarity and safe isolation
- Adding additional outlets to a circuit
After completing the electrician domestic installer course
Why stop here? After successfully completing the electrician domestic installer course, consider going forward and undertaking the next series of courses to further your career along. Furthering your education will enable you to successfully obtain the following:
- The City & Guilds 2357 Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Installing Electrotechnical Systems and Equipment (Buildings, Structures and the Environment)
- City & Guilds 2392-10 Certificate in Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification
- City & Guilds 2394 and 2395 - Certificate in Inspection, Testing and Verification of Electrical Installations
Available electrician courses
- Electrician 17th Edition
- Electrician Commercial
- Electrician Gold card
- Electrician Home study
- Electrician Inspection & Testing
- Electrician Level 2
- Electrician Level 3
- PAT Testing Courses
Visit our training course directory and find out more details about enrolling onto n electrician courses available with leading fitness course providers.