Total Industrial Electrical Maintenance 15

Industrial electrical maintenance – Course Description:

This industrial electrical maintenance course is designed to enable candidates who have a small amount of electrical knowledge to gain recognised qualifications and skills to enable them to enter an industrial environment and work as a industrial electrician. The industrial electrical maintenance course will include a large amount of practical, enabling the candidate to install, fault find, design and wiring up control panels, using a variety of different methods.

Industrial electrical maintenance course Aims

The aim of the industrial electrical maintenance course is to provide solid foundations upon which the participant will be able to build and develop. Emphasis is given to providing the necessary skills, which will allow the participant to carry out routine electrical tasks. It is also made clear that a participant needs to identify and know their own limitations, allowing tasks to be carried out in a safe manner, not giving rise to danger.

• Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, requirements and implementation • Working safely, including the importance of isolation procedures and lock out systems • Switches and Push Buttons, an explanation of the various types of switches and push buttons, the terminology and electrical symbols which are used in industry today, along with practical testing of functionality • Relays and Contractors, principles of operation, purpose and uses • Circuit design using BS electrical symbols and ladder diagrams, simple retaining circuits • Construction of the above circuit, demonstrating the techniques of cable termination.

• 3 phase induction motors, synchronous and asynchronous • Description of the component parts of a 3 phase induction motor • Demonstration of how a 3 phase rotating magnetic field is produced and how to reverse it • Explanation of synchronous and asynchronous speed and slip • Effect of the number of poles on motor speed • Frame sizes• Practical identification of various motors.

• Principles of 3 phase induction motor control systems • Overload protection principles of operation and use • Design and operation of a DOL (direct on line) starter • Construction of a DOL starter • Inspection and testing procedure for the above starter • Motor testing procedures.

• DOL starter modifications • Importance of updating documentation • Design, construction and verification of reversing starter control and power circuits.

• Star delta starters, principles of operation and uses • Design, construction and verification of star delta starter control and power circuits.

• Solenoids and actuators, principles of operation and maintenance

  • State precautions that may be necessary when removing cores from energised AC solenoids
  • Transformers, sizing, applications and uses
  • Heaters, applications, uses and safety precautions to be observed
  • Temperature controllers, various types, principles of operation and uses

• Thermal sensors, various types, principles of operation and uses.

Proximity devices, limit switches and proximity switches, various types, principles of operation and uses

  • Practical workshop, gaining an understanding of typical connections of various proximity devices and the range

of available supplies catered for, voltage levels and current type

• Development of a typical simple control system using push buttons, proximity devices, relays and indicator lamps.

• Protection against over current

  • Protective devices, various types, suitability and uses
  • Earthing, including principles of protection against indirect shock

• Undervoltage protection.

• Cable and core termination techniques, including crimping and soldering

  • Practical workshop terminating YY, SY, SWA and MICC cable
  • Testing, basic principles of circuit protective conductor testing and insulation resistance testing, instruments used and expected values

• Practical workshop testing cables terminated previously and testing cables with faults on test rig

• Fault finding, safety precautions and principles

  • Practical workshop on fault rigs
  • Root cause analysis
  • PPM and maximising uptime

Level 3 Certification

Level 3 National Certification is included with the first 10 days of the course, it enables the Candidate to identify the principles applied to, the processes involved and the components used in the construction of Electrical Panels for Engineering Applications and, the techniques used in inspection, testing and commissioning of electrical panels and associated equipment. You will gain knowledge and be assessed in the following areas.

  • Understand the relevant statutory and non-statutory legislation associated with design, construction and application of Electro Technical Panels;
  • Understand safe systems of working on Electro Technical Panels;
  • Understand how to interpret drawings, diagrams, specifications and manufacturers data to locate, position, install and connect wiring systems, components, wiring enclosures and equipment;
  • Understand how to select the appropriate tools and equipment to carry out the panel build;
  • Understand how to interpret drawings, diagrams, specifications and manufacturers’ data and to select

appropriate working methods and procedures using tools, equipment and instruments to refurbish, maintain and repair electro technical panels;

  • Understand how to select appropriate working methods and use tools, equipment and instruments for the testing and commissioning of electro technical panels.

2391-52 Description

  • City & Guilds 2391-52 course runs over five consecutive days, the first three days covering fundamental theory.
  • The fourth day covering Initial Verification practical and revision.
  • The fifth day of the City & Guilds 2391-52 course covering Periodic Inspection practical and revision with an open book 2 hours Multiple choice exam.

A 5 day City & Guilds 2391-52 course for a student possessing knowledge of the wiring regulations and with minimal knowledge of inspection and testing, We strongly recommend City and Guilds 2382 is achieved prior to sitting this course, though this is NOT an entry requirement.

In order to claim the full City & Guilds 2391-52 qualification, students must successfully complete the following:

  • Completed during the course each student will sit a 2 hours online Multiple choice exam (open book)
  • Then will have to reattend and complete a Practical Assessment which is 4hrs.

Assessment – 2391-52

  • Task A – Visual Inspection – 30mins
  • Task B – Periodic Inspection and Test – 2hrs and 30mins
  • Task C – Short Answer Questions – 1hr and 20mins

Course Overview

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Total Industrial Electrical Maintenance 15 Training Course


Essential Book supplied *throughout* course!

17th edition course

First exam fee included!


After completion of the 2 weeks of industrial electrical maintenance training, the candidate will have obtained a Level 3 qualification, within the electrical wiring sector, this qualification is ideally suited for a candidate wishing to enter the Industrial Maintenance Electrical environment.

The Tutors:

Our Tutors are qualified, highly experienced, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and  extremely friendly, you can take full advantage of all the tips of the trade, personal experiences and practical advice they offer. This short theory course is intensive, but no compromise is made on the course content.  The atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable which creates a good learning environment.


£2,095.00 + VAT (£2,514.00 inc VAT & all fees)


Now comes with our brand new, extra accreditation at no extra cost!

City & Guilds – Fundamental Electrical Principles for Industrial Practices
UK’s first City & Guilds total accreditation!

Course Duration:

15 Days
Please note the course dates may not run consecutively.
We will be in touch to confirm subsequent dates on this package course after registration.
Please get in touch if you would like to discuss the exact course dates for each module.


It is essential you have a good understanding of BS7671 IET Building Regulations. The course is intended for installers who have a clear understanding of electrical principles and practices of electrical installations. Essentially you will have worked in the electrical industry with an understanding of 3 phase systems.


15 Day Course £2095.00 + VAT

What is Obtained/Achieved?

  • EAL Level 3 Award in Industrial and Panel Wiring
  • City & Guilds – Fundamental Electrical Principles and Practices for Industrial Practices
  • City & Guilds 2391-52 – Initial and Periodic Inspection and Testing of Electrical Installations

*PLEASE NOTE: No Discounts, gifts or otherwise are eligible to ELCAS delegates as this can be interpreted by ELCAS as an inducement*

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