Canterbury College - Electrical
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Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

If you are hands-on and enjoy practical challenges, a career as an electrician could be for you.

We offer Electrical training courses for all levels including those experienced and those wishing to begin a new career. Train to be an Electrician today or build on your profession with additional training that will allow you to take on more work. Our training courses for adults are affordable and are held in our purpose-built well-equipped training centre.


Studying one of our Electrical courses can open up progression routes in a range of different specialist roles, such as:

  • Project Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Contract Manager
  • Technician Electrician
  • Estimator.

Our Electrical courses take place in our dedicated trades block, where you can practice your skills in a professional environment, alongside like-minded students.

You can take advantage of:

  • Dedicated workshops
  • Quality tools and materials
  • Industry-standard test equipment.

If you would like to explore our facilities and workshops, you can take our virtual campus tour here.

Career Prospects

Example: Electricians and electrical fitters

 Annual pay
£20,800 - £54,080
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to contract by -13% over the period to 2027, losing -33,134 jobs. In the same period, 48% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 121,176 job openings.

Role description

Electricians and electrical fitters assemble parts in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, and install, maintain, and repair electrical plant, machinery, appliances and wiring.

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Entry requirements

Our entry requirements allow any student to apply enrol and progress in their studies with us to achieve their full potential.

You will apply for your chosen pathway and at the interview you can discuss what entry criteria you need for each level.

Once you have your GCSEs we can ensure you are enrolled on the best level for you to progress and succeed at College.

Please see our Group entry requirements

What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Need more help?

Our advice and guidance team can be contacted to help you understand your next steps at College.

Courses at Canterbury College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Looking for adult or professional courses?

Our EKC Plumbing and Electrical Training Centre, Ashford, runs courses in electrical, plumbing, AM2 and other professional accreditations.

Find out more

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111