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Electrical Introduction for Mechanical Personnel training course

Course code: ME12

Course overview

A 5 day training course for mechanical and electrical staff of a predominantly mechanical background who have or who are about to be given responsibility for work on low voltage (LV) electrical installations. It is recommended that all learners of a mechanical discipline attend this course prior to any other electrical course.

Electrical Introduction for Mechanical Personnel

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Familiarisation with plant.
  • Greater understanding and compliance with legislation.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Competence and confidence of staff members working with LV Installations.
  • Employees will feel their employer has made an investment in their future.

What you will learn

  • Basic electrical theory (AC & DC).
  • Dangers of electricity and means of safe isolation.
  • Earthing systems and types of supply.
  • Transformers & LV distribution.
  • Motors, starters & control circuits.
  • Generators & standby supplies.
  • Circuit configurations & overcurrent protection.
  • Introduction to inspection & testing.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 871 Mechanical to Electrical Multi-Skilling.

How is this training delivered?

  • The theory of the course is delivered in the classroom, but there is an emphasis on demonstration and hands on practical experience with relevant equipment wherever this is possible.
  • The City and Guilds qualification is assessed through written tests.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Learners can bring with them any materials used by their own employer, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

Course dates

Course code
5 day course
Price from
£1320.00 + certification

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N.B. Places = Places left

Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
02/11/2020Mon 02 Nov 2020Fri 06 Nov 2020 Derby £1320.00£1584.00 5+
18/01/2021Mon 18 Jan 2021Fri 22 Jan 2021 Swindon £1320.00£1584.00 5+
01/03/2021Mon 01 Mar 2021Fri 05 Mar 2021 Derby £1320.00£1584.00 5+
17/05/2021Mon 17 May 2021Fri 21 May 2021 York £1320.00£1584.00 5+
28/06/2021Mon 28 Jun 2021Fri 02 Jul 2021 Swindon £1320.00£1584.00 5+
09/08/2021Mon 09 Aug 2021Fri 13 Aug 2021 Derby £1320.00£1584.00 5+
11/10/2021Mon 11 Oct 2021Fri 15 Oct 2021 York £1320.00£1584.00 5+
22/11/2021Mon 22 Nov 2021Fri 26 Nov 2021 Derby £1320.00£1584.00 5+

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