ELECTRICAL

WHAT IS IT

Electrical 

The Building Block is a Logic Approved Assessment Centre.

We run two accredited Electrical Courses – Essential Electrics and Part P Domestic Electrician.

Essential Electrics – Course cost £190

The Essential Electrics course covers the safe isolation of equipment, using test equipment and testing repairs prior to energising.
At the end of the course, candidates will need to demonstrate that they can undertake simple wiring tasks such as safe isolations, basic wiring and testing repairs.
An overview and practical exercises are provided on the following subjects:-


ELECTRICAL CONCEPTS

– Magnetism
– Electrical Terms
– Conductors and Insulators
– Relationships (Ohms Law)
– Series and Parallel Circuits
– Electrical Power
– Inductors
– Direct and Alternating Current
– Rectifiers
– Single Phase Motors/ Three Phase Motors

INSTRUMENTATION
– Measurement of Voltage, Current and Resistance
– Analogue and Digital displays
– Meter Calibration
– Battery Condition and Continuity of Test Leads
– Earth Continuity Testing
– Insulation Resistance Testing

ELECTRICAL CONTROLS
– Thermostats / Pressure Controls
– Relays and Contactors

SAFE ISOLATION
– Electric Shock / Body Resistance
– Removing Persons from Live Conductors
– First Aid
– Electrical Isolation / Test Lamps and Proving Units

ELECTRICAL REGULATIONS
– Electricity at Work Regulations1989
– Electricity Supply Regulations 1988
– The Low Voltage Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1989
– Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

SUPPLY SYSTEMS
– The Distribution System
– AC Supply
– Electricity into the Building
– Control and Protection Equipment / Identification Notices
– BS 4343 Plugs and Sockets

TERMINATION SKILLS
– Stripping Insulated Cables
– Types of Terminals
– Identification of Conductors
– Termination Tooling

EARTHING & BONDING
– EarthingArrangements
– Earthed Equipotential Bonding
– Types of Circuit Protective Conductors
– Supplementary Bonding Conductors
– Temporary Continuity Bonding

ELECTRICAL SAFETY
– Electrical Safety Checks / PAT Testing
– RCD Protection
– CPC Continuity / Insulation Resistance
– Polarity (Dead Test) / Polarity (Live Test)
– Earth Loop Impedance Testing

Our courses are run for small groups of 6 per class

Part P Domestic Electricians Course – Course Cost £790

The Part P Full Scope is often called the Domestic Installers Course and this reflects the nature of the work undertaken by those who hold this qualification.  This is the right course for you if you wish to carry out full electrical installations in dwellings i.e. Full House Re-wires, Distribution Board change overs or work on more than circuit in a dwelling at any given time. This is ideal for anyone already working as a Plumber, Plasterer, Bricklayer etc who may want to get certified for domestic work.

If you would like to take this course you will need to have basic electrical knowledge.

This duration of the course is 5 days starting on Monday 25th February 2019 and running until Friday 1st March 2019. It starts at 9.00am finishing at 4.00pm. The course is certified by Logic Certification and the cost is £790 per person.

Part P Electrical Course at The Building Block

Topics covered during the Course

▪ Basic Electrical Circuits
▪ Completion of Minor works Certificate
▪ Completion of Building Control Notification
▪ Harmonisation of Cables
▪ Identification of Electrical System Components
▪ Installation Method identification
▪ Installation of additional lighting and control circuit
▪ Initial Inspection and Verification of Electrical System
▪ Part P Regulations
▪ Safe Isolation
▪ SELV Circuits
▪ Special Locations
▪ Testing Procedures
▪ Three Phase System
▪ Visual Inspection for Fault identification on Electrical System
▪ Visual Inspection for Fault Identification of Heating Systems​
▪ Voltage drop calculation

Check all course dates and live availability. 

 

 

WHEN IS IT

For Essential Electrics and Part P Domestic Electrician live availability please:  VISIT OUR BOOKING PAGE

 

 

WHERE IS IT

Courses are held at:

The Building Block
(behind the Warndon Community Hub)
Shap Drive
Warndon
Worcester
WR4 9NX

WARNDON HUB