The Fundamentals of Electrical Installation

Course Overview
Course Objectives
Exam and Assessments
Course Offering
CTS Support

The Fundamentals of Electrical Installation Booth Camp (Domestic) programme is designed as a “Do It Yourself” programme which allows participants to develop a broad range of skills and knowledge required to undertake simple electrical installation and repair tasks at home, in a safe and secure manner. The course will also better prepare participants to deal with external contractors working in their home.


This course is practical and competency based with the provision of all underpinning knowledge where students will be assessed after every practical module. It promises to be very intense.


Who Should Attend?

  • Persons desirous of learning about electrical installation with little or no experience
  • Home owners
  • Persons who supervise contractors
  • Persons interested in becoming an electrician
  • Tradesmen who have not previously undertaken this type of work
  • Persons who would like to "try their hand" at something different
  • The "Do it yourselfers" (DIY)
  • Persons looking to progress to a higher level electrical qualification


Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic electrical theory
  • Understand how electricity is produced, distributed and enters the residential property
  • Understand electrical safety
  • Understand electrical house wiring codes
  • Learn proper techniques in the wiring of basic electrical devices in the home e.g. switches, sockets etc.
  • Understand electrical loading of a residential building


Course Content

  • Electrical theory basics
  • Electrical generation and distribution
  • Point of entry
  • Domestic electrical building codes
  • Wiring of simple circuits
  • Wiring of sockets outlets all types
  • Electrical drawings/schematics
  • Electrical hazards and safety
  • Conduit bending and installation


Dress code

  • Closed toe shoes (flat)
  • Clear safety glasses
  • Long pants
  • No sleeveless clothing
  • Gloves



  • One flat head screw driver
  • One Phillips head screw driver
  • One 8" electrical pliers


Exams and Assessments

The program is competency based where the majority of time will be devoted to practical work. Students, with the support of the lecturer, will be required to complete practical assignments on a weekly basis. For weekly challenges, students may be required to work individually or in teams to solve an electrical based problem.


At the end of the program candidates will have a written exam and a final practical assignment.


Course Offering

The course is offered on weekdays (2 days per week) and on Saturdays.




Total Cost

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

8 weeks



9:00 am to 4:00pm

8 weeks



Class Schedule


Start Date

End Date

1 Weekdays

11th April 2017

30th May 2017

2 Saturday

17th June 2017

5th July 2017

3 Weekdays

8th August 2017

27th September 2017

4 Saturday

7th October 2017

25th November 2017


Lecturer's Profile

The Facilitator: Mr. Rohit Seedath

Rohit Seedath has over six (6) years practical experience in the electrical installation field. He is also a licensed electrician and is a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Electrician's Association (TTEA).


He is the holder of a BASc in Process Engineering, a Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology (EEET), a Diploma in Safety Management, Policies and Procedures from the Institute of Commercial Management and is currently pursuing a BASc in Utilities Engineering - Electrical Option at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT).


Mr Rohit is also a certified CVQ Assessor who has over nine (9) years teaching experience in electrical installation (both domestic and industrial) at various institutions, including MIC-IT, COSTAATT, Ministry of Community Development and the Ministry of Education - Secondary.


Programme Manager (Vocational Education)

Mr. Rama Mathura

Phone: 299-2623

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