Airedale House

Clayton Wood Rise, Leeds, LS16 6RF

+44 (0)113 274 4270

8am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am - 4pm Friday

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Faraday House

Clayton Wood Close, Leeds,
LS16 6QE

+44 (0)113 274 4270

8am - 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am - 4pm Friday

Email us and we'll get back to you as soon as we can

Skills Courses

The Electronics Group (EGL), is the UK’s largest independent IPC and Electronics Training Centre. We have been providing both accredited and non-accredited training to the electronics industry for nearly 20 years. Operating out of our state-of-the-art Head Office in Leeds, West Yorkshire and more recently from our facility in Chippenham, Wiltshire, we offer a range of theory and practical training courses to, many of which can be tailored to suit individual client’s requirements. 

Our knowledgeable team, many of whom have been in the electronics industry for over 10 years, are always on hand to support customers pre-training, during the course and post-training. 

All The Electronics Group’s staff undergo basic electronics training, so whether you’re speaking with our Master IPC Trainers, Sales, or our Recruitment team, you can be confident we’ve got the knowledge to support you. 

We pride ourselves on offering flexibility, after all, your business is important too. That’s why offer flexible training dates, and flexible training options. Some of our courses can be delivered remotely, negating any need for travel, and can be delivered wherever you are in the world. All our courses can be delivered at our training centre in Leeds, and the majority at your facility. We travel to all corners of the UK, and occasionally abroad, and will be happy to provide a quote to train your team anywhere in the world. 

Electronics Skills Training Courses Explained 

The Electronics Group recognises that not every business is ready to adopt IPC Certification and standards, or maybe they want to, but they need to up skill some of their staff to ensure a base level of knowledge and skills first. Our IPC courses can be found here, but we’ve also created a number of Skills Courses aimed at beginners to the industry to those wanting to learn a new skill, and seasoned professionals aiming to refine their existing skills to new technologies. 

These courses are great for individual development as well as ensuring a consistent level of skills throughout a team. 

We offer skills training in three core areas: Electronics Fundamentals, Soldering, Wiring. 

Our Electronics Fundamentals courses consist of:  

In our Soldering portfolio we offer training on: 

And our third core area is Cable and Wire Harnessing, consisting of: 


Click on the course name to find out more information about the individual courses!

The Benefits of Electronics Skills Training 

In an industry where reputation, product quality and product reliability are paramount, ensuring your teams have a basic level of training in important. We talk with customers daily who discuss their need for this training to be external as internal training all too often relies on someone who’s been doing it for 40 years and may have picked up bad habits. 

Our skills courses have been developed using a combination of IPC standards and our teams industry experience. Other benefits include: 

  • Increased productivity through upskilling staff 
  • Reduced cost through improved quality 
  • Increased knowledge throughout the team 
  • Reduced waste and throw away electronics 


If you’re considering accredited IPC training courses, they can be viewed here. If you need help or advice is deciding which course is best for you, reach out to our knowledgeable team and they’ll be happy to help.