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Diploma in Electrical Studies - Revised 2017

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Diploma in Electrical Studies - Revised 2017
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  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Skilled electricians and engineers work behind the scenes to ensure that electricity lights up our streets and buildings, and enables us to use and enjoy the many electronic devices that make our lives more comfortable. In order to do this, they need to have a thorough understanding of the basic concepts and practices of the electrical trade that enables them to install and maintain functional electrical systems.

    The course Diploma in Electrical Studies teaches you about key aspects of the electrical trade. The course begins by teaching you about electrical safety, electrical circuits, and electrical theory. The next section of the course focuses on what constitutes an electrical wiring system. This section explains the installation procedures and storage techniques for electrical wiring components such as device boxes, raceways and fittings, conductors and cables. The final section of the course covers the electrical drawings and test equipment used in the trade. Some of this test equipment includes ammeters, galvanometers, voltmeters, multi-meters.

    This course will be of great interest to professionals in the areas of construction and electrical engineering. Learners who want to gain a practical knowledge and understanding of the electrical trade would also benefit from the concepts explained in this course.

  • 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.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma or Certificate.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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