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Course Duration

8 hours

Type of course

Short Courses

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

On completion of this course, learners will be able to understand electrical safety for homes and its importance. They will also learn to take the necessary precautions to prevent electrical accidents, and the actions needed during a power trip. Learners will carry out basic wiring connection and use a multimeter to verify that the connections are done securely.

Fee for this course can be paid using SkillsFuture Credits. Visit for more information.

SkillsFuture Course Ref No: TGS-2023035905

Training Schedule

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What you'll learn

  • Importance of electrical safety and identify unsafe practices that may lead to accidents such as electric shock or fire
  • Case studies of fatal electrical accidents and how to protect oneself and family from electrical hazards in the home 
  • Basic electrical principles and fundamentals and to perform simple calculations for monitoring energy usage
  • Application of electrical test equipment such as multi-meter and tester for troubleshooting of residential related electrical issues
  • Interpret single line wiring diagram and understand how electrical power is distributed in a residential unit
  • Electrical protection devices used for overcurrent (MCB) and earth fault protection (RCCB)
  • Importance of testing the residual current circuit breaker regularly to ensure effectiveness to protect against electric shock
  • Procedures to recover from a power outage caused by tripped breakers and methods to isolate fault at the consumer unit

Entry Requirements