Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician - VILT

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Professional Course
Virtual Classroom
2 days
From 1,195 USD

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1,195 USD

1,195 USD

1,195 USD

1,195 USD

Course description

Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Virtual Instructor-led Training

This Basic Electricity for the Non Electrician training course aims to provide students with a foundation of basic electrical knowledge. The program includes interactive and hands-on skills improvement and will give students an insight in how to reduce equipment downtime, enhance overall efficiency and safety, and resolve issues students may not have been able to solve on their own.

This course can also be adopted as part of a company’s regular Qualified Electrical Worker program.

Would you like to take this class from home or your worksite? TPC Training offers this course as a Virtual Instructor-Led. A Virtual Instructor-Led is a course format that allows you to interact with a live instructor.

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Who should attend?

This training course is aimed at maintenance technicians and other non-electrical personnel working in industrial plants and commercial buildings. It is additionally suitable as a refresher course for experienced electricians and engineers.

Training content

The content of this training course is structured as follows:

Day 1: Understanding Industrial Electricity

  • Electrical Fundamentals
    • Production & Distribution of Electricity
    • DC and AC in Plants and Facilities – Hands-on Exercise
    • Voltage, Current and Resistance; Ohm’s Law
    • Basic Electrical Circuits: Series/Parallel - Hands-on Exercise
    • Power: Types & Control
    • Single-phase and Three-phase Systems
    • Workplace Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Test Equipment
    • Multimeters – Hands-on Exercise
    • Voltage Testers
  • Verifying a Circuit De-energized – Hands-on Exercises
    • 3 Modes of Failure: Opens, Shorts & Ground Faults
    • Clamp-on Ammeter, Megohmmeters & Others
  • Understanding Your Building Electrical System
    • Reading Electrical Single-Line Diagrams
    • Major Components
    • The Electrical Service
    • Main Distribution Centers
    • Transformers
    • Switchgear and Circuit Breakers
    • Overcurrent Protective Devices
    • Feeders
    • Disconnects
    • Motors – Hands-on Exercises
    • Panelboards and Branch Circuits
    • Lighting Circuits
    • Electrical Floor Plans & Facility Wiring

Day 2: Working with Industrial Electricity

  • NFPA 70E® Electrical Safety
    • Hazards & Dangers of Electricity
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
    • Developing Safe Work Practices
  • The National Electrical Code®
    • Purpose, Overview & Definitions
    • Installation Requirements
    • “Qualified Electrical Workers”
  • Wire Selection
    • Conductor Types & Materials
    • Wire Size and Wire Insulation
  • Installing Wire (Conductors)
    • Raceways & Cable Trays
    • Conduits
    • Fittings and Boxes
  • Wiring Equipment – Hands-on Exercises
    • Wire Nuts, Terminals and Crimpers
    • Switches and Receptacles
    • Fluorescent Ballasts
    • Motors
    • Temporary Wiring
  • Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
    • Branch Circuit Problems
    • Control Circuit Troubleshooting
    • Checking and Replacing Fuses
  • Electrical Maintenance Activities
    • Performing Checks as part of an Assured Equipment Grounding Program
    • Use and Operation of GFCI’s
    • Types of Electrical Maintenance
    • Special Precautions

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TPC Training - The leader in live, instructor led maintenance training

TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training, with complete solutions for a 21st century workforce to acquire, apply, and adapt essential technical and safety skills. With 2000+ classes annually, including 100+ cities, on-site at customer facilities, and online anywhere,...

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