What Is The Teach A Trade Access Electrics Course?
Teach a Trade have designed the Access Electrics course to enable you to be trained as a new entrant to the construction industry to a fully qualified domestic electrical installer in an efficient time frame as possible without compromising on standards of training.
Access Electrics Course outline
Essential Electrics and Safe Isolation (15 days)
Essential Electrics and Safe Isolation course is made up of 6 modules incorporating the Safe Isolation of Single/Multi – Phase Systems:-
- Module 1: Basic electrical theory (mandatory)
- Module 2: Heating controls and wiring.
- Module 3: Fault finding techniques.
- Module 4: Common components used in the Gas Industry.
- Module 5: Common components used in the Refrigeration Industry.
Domestic Electrical Installer ( 5 days )
- Electrical Safety legislation, Regulations Standards and Terminology
- Applicable Building Regulations for Domestic Electrical Installations
- Domestic Electrical Circuit Design Specifications
- Domestic Electrical Installation Pre-Work Survey/Risk Assessments
- Installing Domestic Electrical Circuits
- Domestic Electrical Earthing and Bonding Requirements
- Identification of Mains Position Components and Protective Devices
- Safe Isolation Procedures
- Inspecting, Testing and Commissioning Single Phase Domestic Electrical Circuits
- Special Locations and Installations
- Identification of Unsafe Domestic Electrical Situations
- Recording of Electrical Test Results, Completion of Certification and Notification Requirements
- Basic Understanding of 3 Phase Supplies.
18th Edition ( 5 days )
- the scope, object and fundamental principles of BS7671
- the definitions used within BS7671,
- how to assess the general characteristics of electrical installations
- the requirements of protection for safety of electrical installations
- the requirements for selection and erection of equipment for electrical installations
- the requirements of inspection and testing of electrical installations
- the requirements of special installations and locations as identified in BS7671
- the information contained within the appendices of BS7671.
On site job placement with a qualified electrician to gain the appropriate experience required (minimum 12 weeks) –
Teach A Trade will support you in every way possible to find a suitable placement with a reputable company. However, we can not guarantee a placement.
Following your on site experience you will return to the training centre to complete a Level 3 Award in the Initial Verification, Periodic Inspection Testing, Condition Reporting and Certification of Electrical Installations
- Understand the requirements for completing the safe isolation of electrical circuits and installations
- Understand the requirements for the use of test instruments used to carry out inspection and testing of electrical installations
- Understand the requirements for completing the inspection of electrical installations
- Understand the requirements for testing before circuits are energised
- Understand the requirements for testing energised installations
- Understand the requirements for the initial verification, testing and commissioning of electrical installations
- Understand the requirements for the completion of electrical installation certificates and associated documentation
- Be able to confirm safe systems of work and the suitability of the electrical installation for initial verification
- Be able to test electrical installations prior to them being placed into service
- Be able to complete and report the outcome of the initial verification and issue the electrical installation certificate to the client
- Be able to commission the electrical installation
- Understand the requirements for periodic inspecting and testing of electrical installations.
- Understand the requirements for the completion of electrical installation condition reports and associated documentation.
- Be able to confirm safe systems of work and the suitability of the electrical installation for periodic inspection and testing.
- Be able to carry out testing of electrical installations
- Be able to complete and report the condition of the electrical installation to the client.
There are no formal pre-requisites to this qualification but it is recommended that candidates should have suitable knowledge of electrical theory and ideally be working within the electrical or a related industry.