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3 days
Birmingham, Durham, Glasgow, London, Newbury, Rotherham - Show all  
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Course description

Basic Electrical

With companies in many market sectors and industries radically streamlining their maintenance and technical workforce departments, the onus is on managers to use non-electrical personnel for routine electrical duties.

This course provides an answer to legitimate management concerns. It’s designed to assist non-electrical employees prepare for work on a range of electrical systems, and means companies comply with UK legislative requirements regarding the use of such personnel for electrical tasks.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is aimed at anyone who may have electrical tasks related to their work for example mechanical maintenance engineers, servicing and equipment installation personal and others who work with low voltage electrical equipment and systems.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, participant will be awarded a City & Guilds Accreditation and a CPD Certificate. 

Training Course Content

This course covers the following topics:

  • Health and Safety legislation (related to electricity in the workplace)
  • Basic electrical principles
  • Electrical power and units of measurement
  • Safe isolation of electrical circuits
  • Safe working practices
  • Electrical test instrumentation
  • Conventional circuit layout
  • Basic first aid (related to electrical hazards)
  • Electrical diagrams
  • Cable and wiring system


The cost of this course is £375 + VAT inc. accreditation.

About provider

Centrica Business Solutions

Centrica Business Solutions believe that if a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well. This is why their electrical courses give you and / or your staff the practical skills to keep your customers safe, your business running smoothly and your career...

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Average rating 5

Based on 3 reviews.

Simon was comprehensive, clear and thorough in all our exercises and practical applications, providing a relaxed and professional learning environment.
Good course, I will be leaving with a much better understanding of electricity on my work site
Really enjoyed the course. There were some challenging tasks which kept it relevant.
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