Halesfield 23, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 4NY

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.

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Description

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.

Pre-requisites 

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.

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