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LCL Awards Domestic Electrical Installer Course


South West Assessment and Training offer this LCL Awards training course to cover the requirements of domestic installation and at the end of the course students will have a sufficient level of competence, so that once registered with a relevant body, they will be able to work safely, efficiently and legally on domestic electrical installations.

Candidates will be provided with training to enable them to understand electrical terminology and theory and provide them with practical skills.

Course objectives/key benefits

To provide candidates with electrical knowledge and practical skills to undertake electrical work within domestic properties

Who is the course aimed at?

Anyone who has an existing knowledge of electrical installation work and some practical skills. PLEASE NOTE: This qualification is not designed to progress non-qualified or candidates from non-electrical backgrounds and make them into electricians.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

Although there are no entry/pre-requisite requirements to undertaking this course, the course is very intensive and candidates undertaking it are expected to have a basic knowledge of electrical installations and some practical skills.

The course is designed for students of either gender and is open to all ages. Students wishing to enrol can speak to a member of the SWAAT training staff to be advised of their suitability.

For anyone new to electrical work, or who would like to update their knowledge and skills, it is highly recommended that they undertake the Basic Electrics course prior to this course.

Course content

Course duration

Five days

Training Method

Mainly practical workshop with some theory


Practical assessment and multiple-choice question papers.

Course Outcome/Qualification

Candidates who successfully complete the assessment will receive a LCL Awards certificate in Domestic Electrical Installation and will be eligible to join an electrical Competent Persons Scheme.

PLEASE NOTE: Anyone either belonging to, or wishing to join an electrical Competent Persons Scheme, must also hold the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations qualification.

Anyone wishing to join an electrical Competent Persons Scheme on completion of this course, MUST determine what qualifications the scheme they are hoping to join will accept prior to enrolling on this or any other electrical course offered by South West Assessment and Training. We can take no responsibility for the requirements of any electrical Competent Persons Scheme.

Materials Required

Candidates will need an up-to-date TD Publications Electrical Book, which is available direct from our office on (01579 348544 or at


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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