Electrical Workshop - Basics to Troubleshooting Virtual Instructor-led Training - On-site Training

TPC Training
Training overview
Corporate / Group Training
4 days

Course description

Electrical Workshop -- Basics to Troubleshooting

Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, this four-day Electrical Workshop Basics to Troubleshooting seminar provides an intensive electrical training experience that covers the basics of electricity all the way through troubleshooting a facility's own electrical systems.

Please note that this workshop is a special combination of two of our most popular seminars. It combines the two-day Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician and the two-day Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive Maintenance seminar. These seminars are offered consecutively in the same week to create a more comprehensive training opportunity.

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Training content

Electrical Fundamentals

  • Production & Distribution of Electricity
  • DC and AC in Plants and Facilities
  • Voltage, Current and Resistance; Ohm's Law
  • Basic Electric, Series, and Parallel Circuits
  • Power: Types & Control
  • Single-phase and Three-phase Systems
  • Workplace Electrical Safety

Electrical Test Equipment for Everyday Use

  • Multimeters, Voltage Testers, and Ammeters
  • De-energized Circuits
  • Modes of Failure
  • Megohmmeters
  • Meters for Special Circumstances

Understanding Your Building Electrical System

  • Reading Electrical Single-Line Diagrams
  • Major Components
  • The Electrical Service
  • Main Distribution Centers
  • Transformers, Feeders, Disconnects, & motors
  • Switchgear and Circuit Breakers
  • Overcurrent Protective Devices
  • Panelboards, Branch and Lighting Circuits
  • Electrical Floor Plans & Facility Wiring

Working Safely with Industrial Electricity

  • Hazards & Dangers of Electricity
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
  • Developing Safe Work Practices

The National Electrical Code® ( NEC )

  • Purpose and Overview
  • Important Definitions and Terminology
  • Overview of Installation Requirements
  • Qualified Persons

Wire Selection

  • Conductor Types & Materials
  • Selection of Wire Insulation
  • Sizing the Wire for the Job

Installing Wire (Conductors)

  • Raceways, Cable Trays, Conduits, Fittings and Boxes

Installing and Wiring Equipment

  • Wire Nuts, Terminals and Crimpers
  • Switches and Receptacles
  • Fluorescent Ballasts
  • Motors
  • Temporary Wiring

Basic Troubleshooting Techniques

  • Branch and Control Circuit Problems
  • Isolation of Components
  • Checking & Replacing Fuses

Electrical Maintenance Activities

  • Assured Equipment Grounding Program
  • Use and Operation of GFCI's
  • Types of Electrical Maintenance
  • Special Precautions

Course delivery details

Virtual training is a cost-efficient alternative to offsite training. Taught online through live video conferences, virtual training allows employees to develop electrical troubleshooting skills in a safe, socially distanced environment. Taught by experienced instructors, electrical troubleshooting virtual training offers all the benefits of a live classroom, including face-to-face employee/instructor interactions and group discussions.

All your employees need to access virtual training courses is a computer, an internet connection, a microphone, webcam, and speakers. Classes can be scheduled around regular work hours, and employees can take the course either at work or at home. Hands-on electrical troubleshooting is even possible, thanks to TPC's newest teaching methodology, simulation-based training.


The cost for the full 4-day workshop is $2,390. The two-day seminars may also be purchased individually for $1,195.

Continuing studies

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 TPC Training CEUs) per day attended.

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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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