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Diploma in Electrical Studies - Revised 2017

Learn about electricity, its applications, and the key aspects of the electrical trade with this free online course.

Electrical
Free Course
Alison's free online Diploma in Electrical Studies course gives a better insight into how electricity makes our lives more comfortable. It lights up our streets and buildings and enables us to enjoy electronic devices, thanks to the skilled electricians and engineers working behind the scenes. Take this course and gain a thorough understanding of the basic concepts and practices of the electrical trade for your career enhancement.
  • Duration

    6-10 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    USAID

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

The course begins by teaching you about electrical safety, electrical circuits, and electrical theory. You will first focus on what constitutes an electrical wiring system and the hazards involved in working with electric power. You will be familiarized with the installation procedures and storage techniques for electrical wiring components such as device boxes, raceways and fittings, and conductors and cables. You will also learn the basic electrical wiring systems involved in residential, commercial, industrial projects.

Your study of electricity and electrical circuits will then covers the plans and outlines included in electrical drawings. You will learn the different kinds of test equipment used in the electrical trade such as the ammeter, galvanometer, voltmeter, ohmmeter, and multimeter, and become fully informed about their uses. By the end of the course, you will have a strong understanding of electrical current, power, voltage, resistance, circuits.

If you want to learn about the significance and applications of the modern electrical trade, then this free Diploma in Electrical Studies course is for you. This will be a valuable investment for aspiring professionals in the areas of construction and electrical engineering as well as those engaged in handyman repairs. So check out the course today, and get a quick, solid boost to your career.

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Modules

Module 1: The Electrical Trade

Module 2: Electrical Safety

Module 3: Electrical Circuits

Module 4: Electrical Theory

Module 5: Diploma in Electrical Studies - First Assessment

Module 6: Device Boxes

Module 7: Hand Bending Conduit

Module 8: Raceways and Fittings

Module 9: Conductors and Cables

Module 10: Diploma in Electrical Studies - Second Assessment

Module 11: Basic Electrical Drawings

Module 12: Electrical Test Equipment

Module 13: Diploma in Electrical Studies - Third Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:


  • Discuss the significance of electrical trade in today's times.
  • Describe the basic electrical wiring system in residential, commercial, industrial projects.
  • State the hazards involved in working with electric power.
  • List the various types of electrical device boxes used by electricians.
  • Explain the uses of electrical test equipment.
  • Summarize what is meant by electrical current, power, voltage, resistance, circuits.
  • Identify the plans and drawings included in electrical drawings.
  • Explain the uses of electrical test equipment such as ammeter, galvanometer, voltmeter, ohmmeter, multimeter.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive to you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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