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Essential Electrics

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Course Content 

The course includes the regulations, electrical theory and practical installation.

  • Electrical concepts
  • Safe isolation
  • Instrumentation
  • Electrical regulations
  • Electrical distribution
  • Electrical supply systems
  • Control and protection equipment
  • Earthing arrangements and protective conductors
  • Termination cables and flexible cords
  • Installing PVC cables
  • Electrical safety checks

Qualifications Awarded 
Service leavers will be assessed throughout this course on both practical and electrical theory and will be eligible to register for the CITB Essential Electrics certificate.

Optional Extra: CITB Defined Scope qualification.

Further Details 

Books can be purchased at the RTC on the first morning, the prices currently (subject to change) are as follows:

IEE On Site Guide Green Copy (ISBN: 9781849192873) £18.00
Electricians Guide £16.00
Guidance Note 3 £19.00
IEE 17th Edition Wiring Regulations (Bound Green) (ISBN: 9781849192699) £60.00

Service leavers can also benefit from the City & Guilds SmartScreen website. For access please see JIs.

Please note: Electrical work must now meet Part ā€˜Pā€™ of the Building Regulations.



Right Management reserves the right to cancel and/or amend course dates, times, contents and venues as listed on this website. Every effort will be made to give the Service leaver as much notice as possible and a reasonable course alternative or alternatives may be suggested, if possible. If this is not possible or the alternative(s) is/are not acceptable to the Service leaver, Right Management, who deliver all non-contract courses listed, may refund in full the total amount paid to date for non-contract funded courses, or, in the case of MOD Contract Funded courses, in agreement with the MOD, the Service leavers IRTC grant will not be notionally reduced.

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