Is this course for you?

This course is for engineers and apprentices who are new to basic electrical testing and fault finding.


To enable learners to diagnose simple electrical faults, understand the possible causes and carry out necessary isolations and repairs.

To provide an awareness of the hazards and dangers associated with electrical equipment and machines and demonstrate safe methods of work accordingly.


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

  • Identify and demonstrate safe isolation of circuits
  • List fault protection devices
  • List the circuit configurations to enable quicker fault location
  • Demonstrate the correct use of testing equipment
  • Locate and find faults on single and 3 phase motors and starters
  • Carry out practical fault finding and evaluate test results
  • List the main types of earthing systems and ADS

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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.