Electrical Installation Techniques

Course Duration           5 days

Location                       Jubilee Technical Training Centre, Takoradi Polytechnic

 

Who should attend this course and why?

 This course is aimed at electrical maintenance personnel with limited or no knowledge of electrical installation techniques.

 

Course Pre-Requisites

 None required.

 

Course Overview

 

Aims

 To enable the course delegates to gain a good understanding of electrical construction:

 

·         Installation of metallic, flexible & pvc conduit

·         Installation of trayplate & trunking

·         Installation of MICC & SWA

·         Wiring of lighting and power circuits

·         Inspection & testing of lighting & power circuits

·         Fault finding on lighting & power circuits

·         Termination of SWA into 3 phases machines

 

 

Objectives

 

At the end of the course you will be able to:

 

·         Have the competence required to carry out electrical installation activities and involves the preparation, assembly and installation of components that make up conduit, mineral insulated copper (MICC) cabletrunking or traywork systems that comply with appropriate regulations.

 

·         Be expected to plan and prepare for the assembly and installation activities by obtaining all the necessary information, documentation, tools and equipment required and to prepare outline plans of how you intend to carry out the required installation activities and the sequence of operations you intend to use.

 

·         In producing the installations you will be required to cut, bend and form conduit, trunking or traywork components, make the appropriate connections using approved fittings and position and secure the components using approved mechanical fastening devices, tools and techniques which are appropriate to the operations being performed.  You will also be expected to make off MICC correctly and wire it in to an appropriate circuit.

 

·         On completion of the installation activities you will be expected to check the quality of your work, recognise any defects and take remedial action to remedy any faults that occur,  You will need to check the finished installation to ensure that it complies with appropriate regulations and that it is within the specification requirements.

 

 


Summary of Course Content

  •     Structure of BS 7671 and IEE On-Site Guide
  •     Scope, object and fundamental principles
  •     Terminology and definitions
  •    Assessment of general characteristics
  •     Over current protection, cable sizing and voltage drop
  •     Isolation and switching
  •    Shock protection, earthing and bonding
  •    Selection and erection of equipment
  •    Inspection and testing
  •   Special installations or locations
  •     Appendices

 

Mode of Delivery / Method of Assessment

 A combination of classroom delivery and practical hands-on in the workshop.

The course will be assessed by a 1 hour multi-choice exam.

 

Mandatory Requirement

N/A

 

Certification

 Successful course delegates will achieve a City & Guilds Certificate.