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electrical appreciation

Electrical Maintenance

Electrical Maintenance 1 (3 Phase Motor Testing and Replacement)

Aim: Mechanical/Instrumentation etc. engineers to test and replace motors locally isolated.

Objectives: to demonstrate understanding and skill in;

  1. Electrical awareness and safety (see course flyer for details)
  2. Have sufficient technical knowledge to avoid danger at all times
  3. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 (see EAW 1 day course flyer for details)
  4. Electrical isolation procedures, local isolation (see course flyer for details)
  5. Three phase motor theory
  6. Have sufficient knowledge and practice in disconnecting and re-connecting SWA cables to enable replacement of 3 phase motors
  7. Be able to select, check, set and operate test equipment in order to test motors and basic control equipment
  8. Know the limits of the task, and how to deal with situations outside their specified authorised task
  9. Know what to do in an emergency

Practical activities:

  1. Safe Isolation procedures from local isolation
  2. Testing motors for balance, insulation resistance and earth continuity
  3. Disconnection and re-connection of SWA and SY glanded cables

Assessment:

  1. A 20 question written test
  2. Practical assessment of isolation procedures
  3. Practical assessment of wiring technique
  4. Practical assessment of testing technique

Duration: 4 Days

Delegates: Maximum of 6

Cost: £2400 + VAT

Please call for open course dates on 0151 357 6100

Electrical Maintenance 2 (Basic motor control and fault finding)

Aim; Mechanical/Instrumentation etc. engineers to fault find and carry out maintenance on production line main components (fuses, circuit breakers, overloads, contactors and switches).

Objectives; to demonstrate understanding and skill in;

  1. All of the contents included in ‘Electrical maintenance 1 (3 phase motors) course
  2. Identify motor control components and their basic operation
  3. Inverter drive function and precautions
  4. Be able to select, check, set and operate test equipment in order to test motors and basic control and protective equipment
  5. Reading motor control wiring diagrams

Practical activities;

  1. Safe Isolation using your own company procedure
  2. Testing motors for balance, insulation resistance and earth continuity
  3. Testing fuses, overloads, contactors and switches
  4. Disconnection and re-connection of SWA and SY glanded cables

Assessment;

  1. Two 30 question written tests
  2. Practical assessment of isolation procedures
  3. Practical assessment of wiring technique
  4. Practical assessment of fault finding and testing technique

Duration: 5 Days

Delegates: Maximum of 6

Cost: £3000 + VAT

Please call for open course dates on 0151 357 6100

Electrical Maintenance 3 (Multi-Skill)

Aim; Mechanical/Instrumentation etc engineers to fault find and carry out maintenance on process and production lines.

This course can be used in preparation for an NVQ 3 in electrical maintenance (ENM3)

Objectives; To demonstrate understanding and skill in;

  1. All of the content included in ‘Electrical Maintenance 2 (Motors and  fault finding) see course flyer for details
  2. Electricity generation and distribution
  3. 17th edition wiring regulations
  4. Motor theory (3 and single phase, d.c and servos etc)
  5. Motor control including drives
  6. Safety circuits
  7. Wiring skills (SWA and SY glanding, connection methods)
  8. Control panel components recognition and operation
  9. Interpreting panel drawings and symbols
  10. Sensors and actuators
  11. Preventative maintenance
  12. Fault finding techniques and practice

Practical activities;

  1. Safe Isolation using your own company procedure
  2. Use of multi-meters for measuring voltage (ELV) and resistance
  3. Testing motors for balance, insulation resistance and earth continuity
  4. Disconnection and re-connection of SWA and SY glanded cables
  5. Cable terminating crimping and soldering
  6. Wiring simple motor control circuits
  7. Fault finding on control panels and components

Assessment:

  1. Three 20 question written tests
  2. Practical assessment of isolation procedures
  3. Practical assessment of wiring technique
  4. Practical assessment of fault finding and testing technique

Duration: 8 days + 1 day individual tuition per candidate

Delegates: Maximum of 4

Cost: On Request

 

Electrical Maintenance 4 (In Depth)

Who is this course for; Existing level 3 technical trades.

Aim; Mechanical/Instrumentation etc. engineers to have an in depth understanding and skill in extensive electrical maintenance tasks.

Objectives; to demonstrate understanding and skill in;

  1. All of the contents of ‘Electrical maintenance 3’ (multi-skill) but to a deeper level
  2. Earthing systems
  3. The use of the 17th edition wiring regulations
  4. Wiring skills (SWA, SY glanding, MICC, metal conduit and connection methods)
  5. Electrical installation design, erection and initial verification
  6. Modification and alteration of control systems

Practical activities;

  1. Safe Isolation using your own company procedure
  2. Use of multi-meters for measuring voltage (ELV) and resistance
  3. Testing motors for balance, insulation resistance and earth continuity
  4. Disconnection and re-connection of SWA and SY glanded cables
  5. Cable terminating crimping and soldering
  6. Wiring simple motor control circuits
  7. Fault finding on control panels and components
  8. Wiring control panels
  9. Drive programming

Assessment;

  1. Three 20 question written tests
  2. Practical assessment of isolation procedures
  3. Practical assessment of wiring technique
  4. Practical assessment of fault finding and testing technique

Duration: 20 days including 3-4 days individual tuition per candidate on site (if possible)

Delegates Maximum of 4

Cost: On Request