118 hours (theoretical foundation and practical sessions in SP)
38 hours (practical application in SIPG)
6.30pm to 10:00pm, Mon & Thurs
9:00am to 12.30pm, Sat
Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F) and Practical Training
The Licensed Electrician Preparatory Course will equip participants with the necessary theoretical foundation and practical application skills to carry out the work of a Licensed Electrician.
Theoretical Foundation and Practical Sessions (conducted by Singapore Polytechnic)
Module 1: Electrical Principles
1.1 Basic Principles of Electricity
1.2 AC Circuits
1.3 Basics of Three Phase AC Circuits
1.4 Written Assessment
Module 2: Electrical Installation Design
2.1 Statutory Act and Regulations
2.2 Protective Devices and Cables
2.3 Protection Against Electric Shock
2.4 Electrical System Design
2.5 Temporary Electrical Installation
2.6 Written Assessment
Module 3: Testing and Maintenance of Electrical Systems
3.1 Testing of Switchboards
3.2 Maintenance of Switchboards
3.3 Standby Generators
3.4 Photovoltaic System
3.5 Written Assessment
Practical Application will be conducted by Singapore Institute of Power and Gas (SIPG) in SIPG’s venue:
Module 4: Safety and Connection Process
Module 5: Electrical Installation Less than 45kVA
Module 6: Inspection and Testing
For a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), please click here.
Those who wants to carry out the work of a Licensed Electrician.
Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge
Applicants with no formal education are required to have at least:
• 5 years of relevant practical work experience; and
• WPLN Literacy and Numeracy at Level 5
The course is optional for applicants with:
• NITEC in Electrical Engineering and at least 2 years of relevant practical work experience; and
• No Formal Education and have at least 10 years of relevant practical work experience
Award / Certification / Accreditation
Participants who have successfully completed all theoretical and practical modules will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement jointly issued by Singapore Polytechnic, Ngee Ann Polytechnic and SIPG.
Eligible for SkillsFuture CreditTerms and Conditions*Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed.
You may register your interest, and would be notified if there is new run.
1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:
a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.
b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number.
*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.
2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.