Course Description

Course Code : ELEC0240

This is an ideal course for the mechanically biased tradesperson looking to move into a more multidiscipline role. The course provides a good introduction towards electrical competency and offers a more detailed bias towards Industry.  


Course Objectives

Learn and Understand Basic Electrical Principles and AC/DC motor theory.

Building and testing electrical control circuits.

Testing of AC/DC motors including Ohms law theory.

Safely disconnect and reconnect Single and 3 Phase supplies.

Course Features

  • Deal with electrical safety including electrical shock and associated procedures.
  • Follow correct procedure for isolation, including locking off and permit to work.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of circuit theory.
  • Recognise voltage levels found at industrial installations.
  • Safely use a variety of test instruments to measure voltage, current resistance and insulations resistance.
  • Indicate an introduction to the I.E.T. Regulations & Electricity at Work Regulations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the need for earthing and bonding.
  • Safely disconnect and reconnect single phase and 3 phase supplies.
  • Principles of induction motors.
  • Motor starting methods - DOL, Star Delta, Inverter.
  • Overcurrent protection.