Why take the Domestic Installer to 5 Steps Bridging Unit?

If you have previously trained with Trade Skills 4U and completed a domestic installer course package you can now complete this short online Bridging Unit in order to transfer into our 5 Step program to become a registered electrician. The bridging unit covers elements of the 2365 Diploma which are now taught as standard in our Step 1 course package. This bridging unit allows you to join the program at Step 2 saving many weeks worth of training and wasted money. There is no need to repeat any learning as you would have had to before this programme was developed.

Course Snapshot: A quick and simple online course that allows you join our 5 Step program from Week 5 and complete your 2365 Diploma in just a few months. The course is made up of:

  • 1 Day Virtual Classroom
  • 2 Days E-Learning

Course overview

Why Take This Course?

Simply put to further your skills and career options. Save time and money but topping up your existing domestic skills-set to include commercial installation and complete a recognised route to gaining registered electrician status.

Is This Course Right for Me?

This course is designed specifically for those who have previously trained on one of our domestic installer courses and want to continue their journey to gained registered electrician status. However if you have completed a similar course elsewhere please speak with one of our course advisers and you may still be able to bridge into our 5 Step program.

Course Content:

Day 1 - Virtual Classroom

  • Introduction to the unit
  • Accessing the eLearning modules
  • Setting targets for the week
  • Support mechanism for this week
  • Introduction to Electricity and the Mighty Electron
  • Introduction to SI units used by Electricians
  • Regulations and Technical Information
  • Cohort regroup for debrief

Days 2-3 - eLearning

  • Regulations and Sources of Technical Information
  • Drawings, Symbols, Scales
  • Circuit Types
  • Electrical Supplies and Earthing
  • Protective Devices
  • Installing Accessories and Equipment in Domestic Dwellings (Optional)
  • Introduction to Cable Selection and Maximum Demand (Optional)

Exams & Assessments

There are no examinations required for this course.

Course Books Required

We stock some books in our main centres, however we can not guarantee stock availability unless you call us in advance to purchase the books. To buy books please call 01293 529777. You will need the following books for this course:

  • Electrician’s Guide to the Building Regulations, 5th Edition - ISBN 978-1785614682
  • IET On-Site Guide (BS7671:2018, 7th Edition) - ISBN 978-1785614422

Our locations

As well as the having multiple large sites, we also have a number of sites dedicated to delivering the 18th edition wiring regulations & PAT Testing courses.

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Phoenix House has raised the bar for electrical training centres in the UK. The centre is just East of Leeds situated just off of the M1 / A1. This makes it easily accessible from Leeds, Sheffield, Hull, York, Harrogate and all over Yorkshire.

Phoenix House, Hawthorn Park, Coal Road, Leeds, West Yorks, LS14 1PQ
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Our Northern training facility is situated just off Junction 10 of the M62 at Birchwood Park and is very accessible from towns such as Warrington, Manchester, Liverpool and Chester.

Unit B, The Beacons, Warrington Road, Birchwood, WA3 6WY
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Our Mitre Court and Explorer 2 Facilities are just 2 minutes south of Gatwick Airport and are easily accessible by car, bus and train. They are comfortable, light and airy environments in which students can learn a wide range of practical and theory based skills.

Mitre Court, Fleming Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 9JY
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London Euston

Our centre in Central London is based right next to Euston Station. We currently offer a few electrical courses from Central London. We do offer more courses from our London Gatwick Centres which are easily accessible b...

Euston House, 24 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1AD
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Our brand new centre opened in July 2019 offering a full range of electrical courses  for those based in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester, Northampton and all over the midlands region. The new centre is based in Westwood Business Park right next...

Rowan House, Westwood Way, Coventry, West Mids, CV4 8HS
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We have launched 18th edition courses in Southampton. At present it is mainly the 3 day 18th edition course that is available in this location but we may well be adding more course types in the near future. You can also do an online 18th edition course and then take an exam in...

Mercure Dolphin Hotel, 34-35 High Street, Southampton, SO14 2HN
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18th edition courses from Carlisle new for 2020. Easily accessible by road and rail.

Crown & Mitre Hotel, 4 English Street, Carlisle, CA3 8HZ
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New 18th edition course in Hull for 2020. Easily accessible and offered in some great clean bright and airy facilities.

Mecure Grange Park, Grange Park Lane, Willerby, Hull, HU10 6EA
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We offer 18th edition courses from Peterborugh just of the A1 and easily accessible by car from the East of England.

Holiday Inn, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SG
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We currently offer 18th edition courses from Newcastle just north of the City Centre. We are based a just a short drive from Newcastle and Sunderland. However watch this space as we will add any new courses on offer to this page as they become available.

Holiday Inn, Jesmond Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, NE2 1PR
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Our Hertfordshire PAT Testing and 18th edition courses are delivered from the University of Hertfordshire Campus. This makes it easily accessible from North London, Hertfordshire, Essex and the home counties.

Business Park, The Fielder Centre, Hatfield Ave, Hatfield AL10 9TP
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We deliver electrical training for Wales from our Cardiff facility which is based within the Cardiff Met’s University Campus. The facility is based very near the M4 and the A48 and is easily commutable from Cardiff, Swansea and Newport.

Conference Centre, Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cyncoed Road, Cardiff, CF23 6XD
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Located right on the M4 our Maidenhead facility is easily commutable from West London, Reading, Slough, Windsor, Bracknell, Wokingham and all along the M4 corridor. We currently provide 18th edition courses from this location.

Holiday Inn, Manor Lane, Berkshire, Maidenhead SL6 2RA
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We deliver electrical training for the South West from our Bristol Facility which is located right on the M4 and M5 junction . This makes it easily commutable from Bristol, Bath, Gloucester, Wales and the South West.

Aztec Hotel & Spa, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol BS32 4TS
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