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Why I should take Electrician Course?

Electricians are in constant high demand

due to the vital role they play in buildings and new constructions. The government has set a goal to boost the house building industry for the next 10 years. So this is the best time to start on the road to achieve a qualification as an electrician for a rewarding and profitable career. Electricians can expect financial security and good job prospects.

Benefits of taking course with us

  • Our training providers help you choose the right course and find the right job after.
  • Distance learning courses are designed to completely prepare students for a career as an electrician
  • Our providers will support you all the way

I gained an industry-recognized qualification and I was offered a job straight away. Thank you Trades Courses.

The course was a good balance of practical work and course work with great tutors.

Thank you for helping me to find a job after finishing my plumbing course. I got 2 job offers straight away.

Since qualifying from Trades Courses I am now working for one of the largest house builders in the UK.

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Contents covered in Electrician Course

This programme is designed for individuals who have no electrical experience. The domestic electrician course offers a combination of 250 hours of home study using the study materials provided and five intensive 5 day training programs conducted at the training centre.

  • Part P Defined Scope
  • C&G 2382 - 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations
  • Part P Full Scope
  • City & Guilds 2392 – Fundamental Inspection, Testing and Initial Verification
  • City & Guilds 2365 Level 2 Diploma in Electrical Installations (Building and Structures)

Jobs, Salaries & Opportunities


Below are some jobs for electricians which are similar to the types of jobs you can expect to gain once qualified:

  • Maintenance Electrician (£29k per year – London)
  • Electrician (£104 per day - West Midlands)
  • Electrician (£14-18 per hour – Glasgow)


Salary can vary depending on the region you work as well as the qualification you have. If you are self-employed you can expect to earn from £35 to £175 hourly rate.

  • Starting salaries are around £20,000* a year for newly qualified electricians
  • With experience, this can rise to between £23,000 and £30,000*.
  • Experienced electricians with specialist grading can earn over £30,000*.

You always have the opportunity to be paid extra for working overtime and can also be given travel allowance.


Opportunities are vast for electricians. You have the possibility to be self-employed and choose which area to specialize in as well as work for a company.

Through experience and further development you can gain the necessary skills to progress to supervisory and managerial positions.

There are very good prospects for qualified electricians as there is a growing demand for their services due to a shortage of trained electricians. There are also overseas opportunities available.

While training you will have all the necessary information and advice to make the best career choice.