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Wireman's License Examination Preparation



The Wireman's License Examination Preparation course at CTS College is a comprehensive programme designed to facilitate success in the Electrical Wireman Exam. Bridging the gap between theory and practical application, this course enables students to grasp the underlying reasons for required installations. Electricians often need to navigate robust codes and standards for low voltage installations and this programme equips them with a foundational understanding of typical installation standards essential for safe and effective wiring in residential and commercial settings.

This programme also provide examples for load calculations and emphasising key codes and standards, including TTS 171: PART 1 - 2015 and TTEC Wiring for Light & Power, ensuring that participants are well-prepared for the Wireman's License Examination.


Upon completion of this programme, students would be:

  • Prepared to write the Wireman's License Examination

Note: In order to write the Wireman's License Examination at the Government Electrical Inspectorate, students must be either pursuing or have completed the Diploma in Electrical Installation from City and Guilds, the Diploma in Electrical Installation from National Examination Council (NEC) or a Degree in Electrical Engineering.


Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 3 weeks with 3 classes per week
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Face-to-face and online classes (online classes are recorded for further review)
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is geared towards persons interested in writing the Wireman's License Examination. Suitable candidates would be:

  • Practicing Electricians over the age of 21 years old with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineers
  • Facilities and Maintenance Managers
  • Graduates from UTT or UWI Electrical Diploma Programme
  • Electrical Contractors, Supervisors and Foremen
  • Managers and Supervisors responsible for Electricians

Entry Requirements

In order to register for this course, students should possess any of the following:

  • Practicing Electricians over the age of 21 years old with a minimum of 3 years experience in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Diploma in Electrical Installation from City and Guilds
  • Diploma in Electrical Installation from National Examination Council (NEC)
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering

Note: Students who may not have completed their diploma or degree listed above, but are currently enrolled in that programme can still register for this course.

Course Content

The following would be covered in this course:

  • Equipping participants with the necessary knowledge base in performing electrical installation work for domestic, commercial and industrial buildings to successfully pass the Trinidad and Tobago Wireman Exam
  • Ensuring participants are familiar with the local codes and standards: TTS171: PART1 2015 & T&TEC Wiring for Light & Power
  • Simple design and planning for low voltage systems: < 600V
  • Single phase and three phase power calculations
  • Understanding cable type (armoured, single-single, ECC) and accessories, sizing and its application
  • Conduit & coxes spacing factors
  • Feeder and sub-circuit distribution
  • Protection devices operation and application
  • Grounding and bonding application
  • Transformers installation and application
  • Generator sizing & ATS installation requirements
  • Load calculation
  • Inspections and testing of final system
  • Understanding safety requirements in low voltage systems
  • Electrical assessment


Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm 3 Weeks 24 hours $2,000.00 Mr. Shazim Subhan

*SPECIAL OFFER: Classes are ONLINE on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm for 7 classes and PRACTICALS at CTS College on 2 Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 2 Mock Exams

Session - Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday (06:00 pm to 09:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Cycle 1 - Blended Learning Tuesday, June 25, 2024 Saturday, July 13, 2024
2024 - Cycle 2 - Blended Learning Thursday, September 26, 2024 Saturday, October 19, 2024

Delivery Mode

Online and Face-to-Face Classes

This course will be delivered via a combination of live online and face-to-face classes.

Online Classes: Students will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of each class. These classes are also recorded - therefore students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Face-to-Face Classes: Students would be expected to attend the classes at the designated location.

Additional Info


Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • Mock exams
  • Individual assignments


In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.

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Fees & Payment


This course is offered at the affordable price of $2,000. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support


At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Mr. Shazim Subhan to facilitate the Wireman's License Examination Preparation course. Mr. Subhan not only imparts knowledge, but creates a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. He is also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Mr. Shazim Subhan is an unpretentious, career driven professional and transformational leader focused on electrical design and installations within the construction project environment. With over 15 years of experience in the public sector and 7 years in the private sector, Shazim has experience in construction electrical & mechanical consultation, project & programme management, professional development, procurement & facilities management and company collaboration. Shazim has managed various projects for several ministries within the state and in a private capacity. Shazim is a qualified registered electrical engineer with the Board of Trinidad & Tobago with an EMBA, Msc, Bsc(Eng), PMP and is also a practicing Licensed Electrician.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Mr. Matthew Christian
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 720-2939 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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