Safe Isolation & Introduction to Electrics – starting 30/03/2020 – FULLY BOOKED

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Date(s) - 30/03/2020 - 27/04/2020
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Building Block


Safe Isolation & Introduction to Electrics Course at The Building Block

Learn safe isolation and basic electrical skills over a 5 session, weekly evening course.

This course starts on Monday 30th March 2020 and runs for five Monday evenings until 27th April 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:

  • Handymen/women
  • Caretakers
  • Joiners
  • Plumbers
  • 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.


Our courses are run for small groups of 6 per class

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 14 days before the course commences (you will receive an invoice via PayPal).

If you cannot attend this course please note that courses run throughout the year. If you cannot find a course date to suit, please register your interest for future courses.

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