Electrician (ELD)


GATE Approved Diploma

Available atDebe, La Brea, Ste. Madeleine, Mayaro, Point Lisas or Goldsborough, Tobago

Options2 Years (full-time)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skill required to install, maintain and repair electrical systems in both domestic and industrial properties. It includes planning, layout and installation of wiring, electrical fixtures, panels, cable trays etc. Emphasis is placed on the proper use of tools and safe work practices. Also available at NESC's Goldsborough, Tobago campus.

  • General Requirements
    3 CSEC/CXC Passes
  • Mature students with appropriate qualifications and experience.
  • Be seventeen (17) years or older.
  • Pass an interview.
  • Pass a Drug Test at their cost.

Contact the NESC for more information on Programme Fees.

Registration Fee:$300

(non refundable)

More Information

Graduates will receive an NESC Diploma (and will be eligible to pursue the NESC Journeyman qualification and the Trades Professional Certificate (Red Deer College (RDC), Alberta, Canada)).

The following are the primary objectives of the Electrician Technician Programme:

  • Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of electrical theory and its application to lighting, power and control equipment.
  • Layout and install the various electrical circuits in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional complexes and buildings.
  • Be capable of trouble shooting and maintaining electrical systems and equipment.
  • Competently use the test instruments and various tools necessary to perform tasks.
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with production standards required by industry.


  1. HSSE in the Workplace
  2. Circuit Fundamentals (Part 1 & 2)
  3. EMF Sources
  4. Lab Fundamentals (Part 1 & 2)
  5. NEC/T&T Wiring Code & Drawings (Part 1 & 2)
  6. Alternating Current (Ac) Circuit Properties
  7. Alternating Current (Ac) Circuit Properties IIRLC Circuits I
  8. RLC Circuits II
  9. NEC/T&T Wiring Code Plans And Diagrams
  10. Magnetic Controls and Switching Circuits (Part1 & 2)
  11. Three Phase Principles (Part 1 & 2)
  12. Three-Phase Motor Principles
  13. Transformers
  14. NEC/T&T Wiring Code (Part1 & 2)
  15. Machines (Part 1 & 2)
  16. Control and Switching/ PLC
  17. Fire Alarm Systems
  18. Fire Alarm Systems Applications Of Electronics
  19. Applications Of Electronics
  20. NEC/T&T Wiring Code and Applications & Safety (Part 1, 2 & 3)
  1. NESC Diploma
  2. NESC Journeyman
  3. Trades Professional Certificate (Red Deer College (RDC), Alberta, Canada)