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Mechanical to Electrical Cross skilling course

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Courses are capped to ensure each candidate receives the best tuition, attention and instruction from our expert instructors.

£1,995 + VAT (per person)

Location - Stockport

Mechanical to Electrical Cross skilling course

To provide delegates with the necessary knowledge skills and safe working practices to enable
them to safely undertake a range of electrical tasks in an industrial environment.

Course duration: 10 days

Pre-course requirements:
Delegates should have a broad industrial background and a good working knowledge of a range
of hand and power tools, along with an understanding of workplace health and safety.



Course Outline

Electrical Safety
✓ Relevant aspects of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
✓ Methods of electrical isolation and safety checks done on electrical equipment before work is carried out.
✓ Fundamental requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992
✓ Correct Termination Procedures
✓ Correct action in the event of accidental electric shock
✓ The difference between domestic and industrial standard
✓ Reason for earthing
✓ Double Insulation
✓ Reasons for balancing electrical systems
✓ Methods of Circuit Protection

Isolation Procedures
✓ Single phase
✓ Three phase
✓ Distribution Boards
✓ Verification of Safe Isolation

Electrical Drawings
✓ Explanation of schematic drawings
✓ Demonstration and practice in understanding circuit wiring diagrams

Test Equipment - Demonstration and practice in the use of the following:
✓ Insulation and Continuity Tester
✓ LED Type Voltage Tester
✓ Digital Multimeter
✓ Clamp on Ammeter

Fundamentals of Electricity
✓ Definition of standard units
✓ Ampere
✓ Watt
✓ Volt
✓ Ohm
✓ Concept of alternating current and how it is produced.
✓ The difference between single and three phase supply
✓ Using Ohms Law in practical applications
✓ DC Supplies
✓ Fundamental differences between AC-DC

Single and Three Phase Electrical Motors and Control Circuits
✓ Types of motor and their applications
✓ Types of Starters (DOL + forward/reversing + Star/Delta
✓ Isolation Procedures
✓ Continuity Checks
✓ Alter Direction of Rotation
✓ Connection and disconnection of single and three phase
✓ Checking and resetting overloads
✓ Wiring various control circuits
✓ IP Ratings

Inverters & Soft Starters
✓ Overview
✓ Applications
✓ Connection and Disconnection
✓ Basic Programming

Proximity Switches
✓ Type of proximity switches
✓ Optical
✓ Capacitive
✓ Inductive

Fault Diagnosis
✓ Principles of diagnosing electrical faults
✓ Logical fault analysis
✓ Replacement of Fuses
✓ Replacement of Indicator/warning lamps
✓ Rectification technique

Successful completion of the course will result in the issue of an Elevated Knowledge certificate of completion.

Please also be aware there will be home study, tests (both practical and theoretical) for all our programmes.

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