Date(s) - 14/09/2020 - 12/10/2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Building Block
Safe Isolation & Introduction to Electrics Course at The Building Block
This course was due to commence in March 2020 and has been rescheduled due to COVID-19.
Learn safe isolation and basic electrical skills over a 5 session, weekly evening course.
This course starts on Monday 14th September 2020 and runs for five Monday evenings until 12th October 2020. Each session starts at 6.00pm and finishes at 8.30pm.
For details of the accreditation visit the Logic Certification website
Competency course for carrying out small electrical tasks
The Safe Isolation & Introduction to Electrics Course is a competence course for anyone that may want to carry out small electrical tasks such as safely replacing socket and fused spur fronts, electrical accessories, replacing lamps, replacing bulbs and other small electrical applications.
The course is suitable for people who have no previous electrical experience but would like to be competent to carry out small electrical works as part of their role, such as:
- Property maintenance personnel
- Facilities management companies
Learners will cover the below topics:
- Basic electrical theory
- Electrical shock – what is it?
- Overview of current and resistance
- Earthing and why it’s important
- Different types of circuit board (240v and 415v)
- Circuit identification
- Fuses, circuit breakers and, MCBs
- Lighting and power circuits
- Safe working practices
- Safe isolation
- Test equipment
- How to wire/change a plug
- Replacing socket outlets and fused spur units
- Working with light fittings
- Replacing tubes, bulbs and starters
- Ladder and step ladder safety
- Limitations of electrical work allowed
Ensuring that electrical equipment is isolated is a major part of the course and being able to safely isolate, prove dead and re-energise is a fundamental part of the course. There will be a practical assessment on safe isolation, as well as written test papers.
The course is run in a small group of 6 per class to ensure social distancing can be maintained. Please note that you will need to bring your own face mask to the sessions but all other PPE necessary for the safe completion of tasks will be provided.
Payment can be made via PayPal (You do not need a PayPal account, simply add your card details after clicking the PayPal button below)
The cost for this Electrical Course is £195 – To secure a place a £30 deposit is required upon booking, which can be paid below.
The remaining balance of £165 is due 28 days before the course commences (you will receive an invoice via PayPal).
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