Basic Electrical Skills for Mechanical Craftworkers

Basic Electrical Skills for Mechanical Craftworkers
  • Duration:10 Days
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  • Certification:Pending
  • Enrolled: 10


Develop an awareness of the materials, tools and techniques in order to perform minor tasks safely.

Course Code: CST12

  • An appreciation of the rules relating to electrical safety
  • An appreciation of the nature and behaviour of electricity including its quantification and effects 
  • Be familiar with circuit design, including the relationship between fuses/M.C.B’s, cable sizes and their current carrying capacities
  • Describe how electric shock is prevented by means of protection against direct and indirect contact, including R.C.D’s, earthing and bonding 
  • Describe D.C. and A.C. single phase and three phase, their relative merits and applications
  • Develop an awareness of electromagnetism and its applications in contactors, motors and solenoids
  • Describe the operation of three phase induction motors, their control protection, connection and testing
  • Be capable of constructing control circuits, incorporating various forms of switches, contactors and protection devices

QQI Level 6

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