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This is our second foundation electrical course which can help you on the path to becoming a qualified electrician or domestic electrical installer. It will help you understand the science behind the practical skills and is a very good way to gain a quick overview of some of the key principles.

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The main objective of this module is to give you the foundation knowledge of science and electrical fundamentals to understand how and why an electrical system works.

This is essential when considering progression onto the City & Guilds 2394/5 Testing and Periodic Inspection, Solar PV installation, Contractor short electrical courses and into the lucrative opportunities of commercial electrical installations where a deeper understanding is required. 

 

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Fundamental Electrical Science Technology for Installation Work

Why take this course?

This science theory workshop gives you the foundation knowledge to fully understand how and how basic electrical systems work. This knowledge is essential for those considering progressing onto more advanced electrical courses.

This theory workshop explains the science of electro technology and answers such questions as; what is electricity? how circuit breakers work? what do transformer do? From voltage to Ohm's law; this course includes interesting and essential information for the electrical contractor. This course also forms part of the IET Centre of Excellence due to the quality of our training provision.

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Is this course right for me?

This course package is suitable for anyone who wants to progress beyond the basic domestic installer courses and continue onto more advanced electrical contractor courses where a deeper knowledge of the science is required.

Principles of Electrotechnology Course Content:

Fundamentals of electricity

Electron theory including atomic elements and free electrons

Charge and attraction

Coulomb’s Law

Conductors, Insulators and Semiconductors

Current

Voltage

Resistance

Electrical symbols and mathematical expressions.

Simple electrical circuit theory:

Ohm’s Law

Using digital multimeters to measure resistance, voltage and current

Practical workshop including the building a simple electrical circuits calculating the expected value of current and measuring the actual resistance, voltage and current

DC series circuits, this follows the theory then practical route

DC parallel circuits, again this follows the theory then practical route reinforcing the use of previously learnt techniques.

DC series – parallel circuits, following the same pattern as the previous day

Power, solving power problems using power formulae

Magnetism

Electromagnetism and electromagnets.

Basic AC Theory:

Introduction to AC, sine waves, single and 3 phase supplies

AC generation

Frequency

Voltage and current, peak, instantaneous and RMS values

Relationship between line and phase voltage in a 3 phase system

Transformer theory, calculation and practical

Capacitance theory, calculation and practical

Inductance theory, calculation and practical

Impedance theory, and calculation of circuit impedance.

 

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City & Guilds Accreditation - C&G 4141-02

This course is now fully accredited by City & Guilds. The official course title for this course is "Fundamental Electrical Science and Technology for Installation Work" with course code 4141-02. Students will sit a short exam on the last day of their course.

Please note that you must bring photographic ID such as a passport or driving license with you in order to sit the assessments on this course.

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What is the purpose for the 4141-02?

The main objective of this module is to give you the foundation knowledge of science and electrical fundamentals to fully understand how and why an electrical system works. 

Do i get a recognised qualification?

Yes indeed this is a recognised City & Guilds qualification.

 

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London Gatwick, South East

Our Centres redefine standards in training provision with 7,500 square metres of bright and spacious teaching areas. It’s a world away from the drafty warehouses that some competitors use! It is perfectly placed to deliver electrical course to students from Sussex, Surrey, Kent, London and all over the South East.

On site or In House at Your Premises

We can can come to you for certain courses. If you have suitable facilities why not take the stress out of training a group of students by arranging for us to train at your own premises. You will still receive the absolute best training possible. For more information call 01293 529777 now to see if we can help.

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