Basic Electrical Installation and Control



What is this course about?

This course is designed to provide participants with basic electrical installation knowledge in practical design and compliance with statutory requirements in Singapore. The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures and practical sessions.


Suitable for

The course will be useful to personnel from vocations other than electrical and electronic engineering, people who are involved in quality inspection or technical sales and marketing, technical product applications as well as those who wish to upgrade their knowledge and skills.


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

Participants are required to be equipped with basic English literacy and possesses knowledge of Ohm’s law and be able to compute resultant of series, parallel resistances.

Participants may wish to bring along scientific calculator for the lessons.

Funding Incentives

Skillsfuture (SF) Series

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for 70% course fee funding for registration with effect from 28 October 2017.
Singaporeans aged 40 and above will enjoy 90% subsidy of course fee.
This funding is applicable to both individual and company-sponsored participants.

Participants are required to achieve at least 75% attendance and/or sit and pass any prescribed examinations/assessments or submit any course/project work (if any) under the course requirement.

Course Outline

•  Electricity Act as applied to Electrical Installation Work and Electrical  Worker
  •  The general arrangement of voltages used in the Singapore.
  •  Three phase ac voltages, current and power computation theory and measurement
  •  The types and characteristics of protective devices used in small electrical  installation.
  •  Electrical single-line diagrams and layout drawings
  •  Type of cables, cable sizing, colour codes and methods of wiring in small  electrical installation.
  •  Measures used for Protection against electric shock
  •  Types of earthing systems (TNS, TT) used in Singapore.
  •  Procedure and methods used in inspection and testing of electrical  installation.

Mode of Assessment



Certificate  of Attendance


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) 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
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses -
All other Courses

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:


  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund


  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.


Date of course:

Registration Closing Date:

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up




Duration: 30 hours conducted over 10 sessions.


Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays

Time: 6.30pm to 9.30pm


Venue: Singapore Polytechnic (T813)


Full Fee : $800 (without GST)

Fee after subsidy
(For Singaporeans & PRs) :
$240 (without GST)

Fee after subsidy (For Singaporeans aged 40 & above)

$80 (without GST)

Please see Funding Incentives for more information.


Terms and Conditions

For more information, you may contact the course coordinator.

Name: Mr Lim Bock Teck Albert.
Tel: 6772 1694