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This 5 Day electrical course is for new entrants to the industry. It is an overview that can be your first step to becoming a fully qualified domestic electrical installer.

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Over the years that we have been providing electrical training we've found that many people who enrol on our Part P and 18th Edition courses lack the basic electrical installation knowledge that will ensure they get the most from these intensive courses.

With that in mind, we've created this special 5 Day Domestic Installation course to take you from having little or no electrical experience through to having the essential grounding and knowledge you'll need to build an electrical career. This basic understanding will help you to pass the assessments and tests in later courses.



Why take this course?

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This course covers the practical skills you need if you want to become a domestic installer. This course has proven to be the best possible way of bringing you up to scratch, in a friendly and supportive environment helping you open the doors to a new career. You will learn in a purpose built workshop designed to teach electrical installation.

This is the first course of it's kind to be fully accredited by City & Guilds and has also been accepted into the IET Centre of Excellence due to the quality of our training provision.

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Is this course for me?

As our key foundation course there are no formal entry requirements for this course. This course is for anyone looking to start out on a career path to be a domestic electrical installer.

Domestic Installers Workshop Course Content:

Ring final circuits (sockets)

Basic lighting circuits

2 way lighting circuits

2 way lighting and intermediate circuits

Radial power circuits (cooker points etc)

Earthing and bonding procedures

Zoning and selection of equipment

Selecting cable sizes and calculating load demands

Introduction to electrical regulations

Health & safety

Safe Isolation procedures

Electrical calculations


You'll receive specific training in the use of testing equipment, with practice and guidance under close supervision. Learning and absorbing the correct routines to use will give you a valuable grounding in best practice, ready for your next step!



City & Guilds Assessment - C&G 4141-01

This course is now fully accredited by City & Guilds. The official City & Guilds title for this course is "Electrical Installation Work within a Domestic Dwelling" Course Code 4141-01. You will undertake a practical assessment at the end of your course to gain the qualification. 

Please note you must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course


"Excellent experience I would definitely recommend Trade Skills 4U to anyone." Darren Clarke, 01/06/2015 4141-01

"We need more tutors like Doug, I have been to three other colleges before this one and this training centre is the best." Giles Erez, 01/06/2015 4141-01

"Excellent course, very good useful content. Excellent tutor, well delivered and broken down information for easy understanding. Coped very well considering everyone is at different levels/speeds" - Michael Daley 21/10/13 4141-01

"Excellent hands on course, informative week delivered by a highly competent tutor" - Chris Warner 21/10/13 4141-01

"Excellent course for understanding the electrical setup in a domestic environment" Michael Perry 04/08/13 4141-01



Books Required:

We stock books in our Gatwick & Warrington centres. We can also supply books for central London courses if you call us in advance to purchase them. To buy books please call 01293 529777 or 0800 856 4448 or alternatively you can visit the links below and purchase directly from Amazon:



What is the purpose of 4141-01?

The purpose of this course is to get you installing so you become competent at carrying out all types of domestic installations.

Even after 5 days you will realise single phase wiring is not rocket science and is quiet straight forward.

What does it allow me to do?

By itself the 4141-01 does not qualify you to work as a domestic installer. It is intended as an introductory course to be taken with other qualifications (as per our bronze course package) however it will give you the hands on skills to be able to carry out non notifiable work or work under supervision with an experienced colleague.

Can I learn that much in 5 days?

Single phase wiring such as ring final circuits and radial circuits are easy to get your head around once you start practicing, this course gives you all the skills you need to carry out first and second fix.

Our advice would be to practice as much as possible after finishing so it stays fresh in your mind.

Do I get a qualification from this course?

Yes indeed this is a recognised City & Guild qualification. On passing this course you will be awarded a Level 3 C&G certificate in “Electrical Installation Work in a Domestic Dwelling”. The qualification is approved and certificated by City & Guilds who are the UK’s leading provider of vocational qualifications. This qualification is currently only available in Trade Skills 4U centres and is therefore not currently listed on the City & Guilds website or OFQAL. However, we can make this available to other high quality training providers with our approval. If you are a centre interested in delivering this qualification, please contact us directly.


London Gatwick, South East

Our head office centres redefine standards in training provision with 7,500 square metres of bright and spacious teaching areas. It’s a world away from the drafty warehouses that some competitors use! It is perfectly placed to deliver electrical course to students from Sussex, Surrey, Kent, London and all over the South East.

Leeds, Yorkshire

Our brand new state of the art centre on the outskirts of Leeds is really quite special. It boasts huge classrooms and workshops and some great communal areas for break times. The facility is just East of Leeds. It offers a full range of courses for those based in Leeds, Hull, Sheffield and all over Yorkshire.

M62 / M6 Warrington

Our Northern training facility is based just off the M62 at Birchwood Park. This facility is brand new for 2016. As such it offers brand new classrooms and state of the art technology in order to deliver the best possible training experience. As per our other training centres we offer bright airy classrooms with comfortable seating and even a lake across the road. This new centre means we now offer a full range of electrical courses for students from Manchester, Liverpool, Bolton and all over the North West.

Midlands (Rowand House)

Our Coventry training centre is brand new for 2019. It is based near the university of Warwick within easy reach of the M6, M42, M45, A45 and M40 . The facility will open from April 2019 and feature brand new training rooms, workshops and will be state of the art.

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