Commercial / Industrial Electrical Appreciation in Hull
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The Commerical / Industrial Electrical Appreciation course is suitable for:
· Mechanical engineers looking to cross-skill/up-skill to electrical maintenance engineering.
· Organisations looking to multi-skill their workforces.
· Individuals currently undertaking an NVQ and require the underpinning knowledge of
industrial/commercial electrical maintenance practices.
The Commercial / Industrial Electrical Appreciation course has been designed to raise awareness, understanding and skills for mechanical engineers and allied trades when working on equipment where there is a requirement to disconnect and reconnect electrical supply and to assess their ability to competently work with electrical services and components.
Each candidate to attend a ten day electrical appreciation training course. An end of course assessment will be carried out to ascertain their appreciation and understanding of the subjects. Should any candidate not reach an acceptable standard then retraining on specific issues will be carried out until attainment of the standard is achieved.
This Commercial / Industrial Electrical Appreciation 10-day practical course includes a range of topics such as:
· Legislation / Regulations
· Safe Isolation Procedure
· Confined spaces
· Chemical Hazards
· Electric motors used in light industry
· Load considerations and IP environmental suitability
· Relays, motor-starting DOL / Star/Delta
· Combined cycle
· Overload protection – thermal
· Magnetic/hydraulic, thermistor
· Central motor control
· Remote stations
· Start/lock off stop / Isolation requirements
· Lever controls – float switches, electronic types
· Thermostats / Pressure stats
· Steam boiler mowbrey level controls
· Utilisation of test equipment
· Amps / Volts / Ohms
· Power factor correction of inductive loads
· Distribution systems
· Fuse boards
· MCBs / Types of MCBs and applications
· Cabling systems in common use / Types of cable
· Lighting applications
· Fluorescent stroboscope effect
· Use of leading power factor fittings
· Practical session wiring DOL and Star/Delta starter circuit
· Current measurement using ‘tong tester’
· Load test on pump motor
· Compressor with pressure stat control
· Considerations of wiring protection
· Chemical resistance
· Written end test assessment papers
The course can be designed and delivered to organisations specific needs and time scale.
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