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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. You will also learn to take the necessary precautions to prevent electrical accidents, interpret single line diagram and apply the right approach to isolate a fault in the event of a power trip. You will acquire the skills to carry out basic trouble-shooting of electrical system using a multimeter, and make wiring connections in a competent manner. This course will also equip learners with essential electrical knowledge that is needed to make better decisions when engaging a contractor.

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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