Course Overview

Our Basic Electrical Skills Course will ensure that your people are able to carry out assembly of electrical equipment & systems.

Our course covers preparation and termination of cables & glands, crimping & termination of conductors, safe use of electrical test instruments to measure continuity, polarity and insulation resistance on isolated circuits, and safely measure voltage & current on live circuits.

Basic Electrical Skills

Who should take this course?

Our course is suitable for people involved in electrical assembly and equipment repair, such as machine building, panel wiring and component replacement. No previous experience is needed.

Statutory Compliance

Key pieces of legislation include the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, and the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

The main aim of this training course is to ensure that your organisation is in compliance with statutory requirements and that your people are competent to carry out basic electrical tasks safely and efficiently.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training course, you will understand;

– The dangers of electricity

– The importance of different circuit protection concepts

– How to safely isolate electrical equipment before removing covers

– How to install cable glands to different types of cable

– The importance of secure electrical terminations

– Safe use of electrical test equipment

2-day Onsite Training Course

£1250.00per course

Basic Electrical | No Previous Experience Needed

6 People Maximum

Professional Trainer/Assessor

Essential Knowledge

Practical Workshop

Online Competency Assessment

Certificate of Training

Course eBook

Training Locations


Course Content

Module 1 | Dangers of Electricity

Module 2 | Overview Electricity at Work Regulations 1989

Module 3 | Basic Electrical Circuit Theory

Module 4 | Circuit Protection

Module 5 | Electrical Isolation Requirements and Method

Module 6 | Electrical Cables, Glanding and Termination Methods

Module 7 | Safe Use of Electrical Test Instruments

Module 8 | Continuity, Resistance & Polarity Measurements

Module 9 | Voltage & Current Measurements

Competency Assessment

Assessment & Certification

Your people will be assessed via an online multiple-choice test, which can be completed on a mobile device such as a smart phone.

A Certificate of Training will be sent to the course organiser on successful completion of the final assessment.

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