Is this course for you?

This course is for electricians and electrical technicians who carry out remedial work following reactive maintenance and alterations, or additions to existing electrical circuits.

It will also be of interest to the supervisors of electrical operatives.

Aim

To provide learners with the skills and knowledge to competently carry out inspection and testing following electrical work of a minor nature.

To allow learners to confirm whether the electrical installation is safe to be put into service following the completion of work and to competently complete the Minor Works Certificate.

Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to: 

  • State which documents require the inspecting and testing to be carried out following electrical work
  • Define the difference between statutory and non-statutory documents and provide examples of each
  • State the dangers associated with electricity
  • Demonstrate the safe isolation of an electrical circuit
  • Identify the reasons why inspection and testing is required
  • State examples of work which is classified as 'Minor Work'
  • Identify the necessary inspections to be carried out during and on completion of the work
  • Evaluate inspected work and compare with relevant criteria provided in best practice guidance
  • Identify the necessary tests to be carried out during and on completion of the work
  • Evaluate test results and compare with relevant criteria provided in best practice guidance
  • Determine whether results are satisfactory or unsatisfactory
  • Complete a Minor Works Certificate competently.

Related courses

City & Guilds

This course has City & Guilds accredited programme status.

COVID-secure measures

Following a review of the new government guidance we want to reassure you that the essential training booked at Eastwood Park for the coming weeks is going ahead as planned.

We are operating a COVID-secure environment and will be seeking the co-operation of everyone attending to strictly adhere to these arrangements throughout their stay and we will continue to carefully monitor the situation.

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Facilities

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Classrooms

Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).

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LV facility

Our electrical training facilities include a dedicated training room for low voltage courses.

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