Alternative Pathways for Licensed Electrical Workers – Licensed Electrician Preparatory Course

Course Date:
TBA

Registration Period:
TBA

Duration:
118 hours (theoretical foundation and practical sessions in SP)
38 hours (practical application in SIPG)

Time:
6.30pm to 10:00pm, Mon & Thurs
9:00am to 12.30pm, Sat 

Mode of Training:
Facilitated Learning (F2F) and Practical Training

Venue:
Singapore Polytechnic


Course Objective

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.


Course Outline

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.


Suitable for

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.
Applicants/Eligibility Total fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1 $1,013.98
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $2,689.98
Singapore Permanent Residents $2,689.98
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2 $1,013.98
Full Course Fee $8,966.60
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP's list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.
2Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.


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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms 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.

Application Procedure

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:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

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.

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