Basic Electrical Training

Basic Electrical Training

Electrical safety is a system of organisational measures and technical means to prevent harmful and dangerous effects on workers from electric current, electric arc, electromagnetic field and static electricity.  This course is designed for those electrical engineers both new and experienced giving basic instruction to electrical safety.

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Aim

The aim of this ten day course is to provide a greater understanding on electrical safety, safe isolation and testing procedures.

Benefits

Participants will:

  • Gain a basic electrical understanding
  • Learn types and uses of test meters
  • Understand basic electrical theories
Programme
  • Induction
  • Electrons
  • Sources of Electro-Motive Force
  • Ohm’s Law
  • Series and Parallel Circuits
  • Connecting Meters into Circuits
  • Magnetic Fields & Flux Patterns
  • Self and Mutual Inductance
  • Construction of Transformers
  • Copper and Iron Losses
  • Power Generation
  • AC and DC Supplies
  • Electrical Systems
  • Fixing and Cleaning
  • Safe Systems of Work and Safety Procedures
  • Risk Control
  • Site security and Waste Disposal
  • DC & AC Motors & Machines
  • Principle of Poly-Phase Systems
  • Star Connection in a Three Phase System
  • Delta Connection in a Three Phase System
  • Cable Calculations
  • Motor Controls
  • Inspection Testing
Approach

This programme uses a mixture of group discussions, pro-forma examples, information input sessions along with practical application to fully involve participants. 

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