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Learn the skills you need to pursue a career in electrical installation in an industry-focused programme

With high demand for electrical installation and engineering individuals, this skilled industry is thriving.

Technology is changing at a faster rate than ever before. The pursuit of innovation is having a major impact on the way that we live, work and interact. Our technology faculty brings together the learning programmes that are developing the technicians and innovators of tomorrow.

As you progress through your career pathway programme, you will gain vital skills and learn about different parts of the electrical installation and electro technical industry. You will be trained in the fundamental techniques, technology, science and health and safety required for electrical installation work, with eventual progression into further training or industry employment. 


  • Electrical - Gain the integral skills and knowledge needed to thrive in a career in the electrical industry as you learn about electrical installation and electro technics. 


We offer a range of qualifications, from Level 1 (equivalent to GCSEs grades D-F or 1-3) to university level study. On completion of your studies, you will obtain an industry recognised qualification. 


Our facilities include the new Solutions Lab at Reading College and the £8m Technology Campus in Blackbird Leys (Oxford), featuring learning zones, workshops and modern design and fabrication spaces. 

Career pathways

A career pathway is a a plan, with clear, practical steps you can take to achieve the career of your dreams. This helps equip you with the skills, attributes and knowledge that future employers want, giving you a greater chance of success.

Our career pathway maps will show you the best routes through college, higher education and employment and into the most popular industry sectors.

Find out more about Career Pathways

Industry partnerships

We work closely with our industry partners to ensure you'll learn the skills that employers need:

  • Beard: An award-winning construction company in the South of England 
  • Land Securities: The largest commercial property company in the UK, owning, developing and managing offices, shopping centres and more
  • Peter Brett Associates: A leading development and infrastructure consultancy 
  • Skanska: One of the world’s leading project development and construction groups
  • Laing O' Rourke: A privately owned, internationally focussed, world-class engineering company.