Providing training on the Code of Practice for Maintenance of Electrical Equipment.
This course is in conjunction with TTE, Training for Industry.
Who is this Course for?
The course is aimed at candidates who have a responsibility to set and control a system in order to maintain electrical equipment. The candidate does not have to be a practising electrician, but will have a good understanding of electricity and electrical theory and practices.
The course covers the theory and also an insight into practical ‘Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment’ focusing mainly on legislative parts of the Code of Practice. On completion of the course, successful trainees should be able to undertake basic testing and maintain records to satisfy the ‘Electricity at Work Regulations’.
At the end of the course you will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
- Law and scope of legislation relevant to the management of electrical equipment maintenance
- Types, uses and testing of electrical equipment used for in-service inspection and testing
- Categories, frequency and practicalities of in-service inspection and testing
- Procedures, documentation and user responsibilities that are required for in-service inspection and testing
- Training that is required for in-service inspection and testing
- Appropriate test instruments and how they are used within in-service inspection and testing
- Electrical Safety
- Regulations, Roles and Responsibilities
- Insulation and Earthing
- Classification of Appliances
- Inspection and Testing
- Test Precautions
- Using a Portable Appliance Tester
- Essential Tests
- Labelling Tests
- Reporting and Recording Test Results
- Implementing a Test Programme
Trainees should possess a reasonable command of written and spoken English and must be over 18 years of age. Trainees must have already achieved the C&G PAT Testing course (2377-22). The Code of Practice book is available to use during the course. Alternatively you may wish to bring your own copy along with you to the course.
Successful delegates will receive a City & Guilds Certificate. This course is classroom based and the course will be assessed by a 105 minute, open-book, multi-choice on-line examination.