Maintaining and Servicing Home Appliances
Learn how to maintain and service lighting and fixtures, water purifiers, air appliances, food processors, and more.
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Can you imagine living without any lighting in your home? This course will first discuss the characteristics of different types of lamps, such as the incandescent lamp and the fluorescent lamp. You will then look into heating appliances used in the kitchen such as the rice cooker, cooking range, and pressure cooker as well as study the preparation of a heating element. This course will also discuss the water purifier, electric iron, electric geyser, and washing machine dryer.
Vacuum cleaners, air coolers, and electric fans are considered air appliances. This course will teach you the working principles behind different air appliances. It will also discuss and teach you how to service food processing appliances such as the wet grinder and food mixer. You will then study the working principle behind the series voltage regulator and the shunt voltage regulator, the operation of an online UPS which is most widely used in PCs, and troubleshooting procedures for power supply units.
Modern living has introduced a lot of new appliances to the average home. From electric kettles to vacuum cleaners, our homes are now full of electrical appliances. However, home appliances often break down when not cared for or serviced on a regular basis. Upon the completion of this course, you will have learned the working principles and troubleshooting techniques for the most common household appliances, so make sure to check this course out and learn an important handyman skill, today.
Module 1: Light Fittings
Characteristics of different types of Lamps
Compact Fluorescent Lamp
Module 2: Water Purifiers
Module 3: Heating Appliances - Part 1
Module 4: Heating Appliances - Part 2
Module 5: Air Appliances
Module 6: Grinders and Mixers
Module 7: Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Series and Shunt Voltage Regulators
On Line UPS
Typical UPS Provision in Residences
UPS Operating Conditions in Residences
Trouble Shooting PS Unit Equipments
Home Appliances - First Assessment
Home Appliances - Second Assessment
Home Appliances - Final Assessment
Learning outcomes: - Understand how each home appliance works individually; - What steps are taken to service and maintain each home appliance;
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An appliance repair technician repairs damaged or malfunctioning home appliances as well as installs and maintains functioning appliances. They work on-site and in repair shops, depending on the size of the appliance and the type of work required. They must know how to dismantle and reassemble appliances to make their diagnosis. With Alison's free appliance repair training courses, you will learn to repair or replace any defective components found in appliances.
The best free online appliance repair course available on Alison is Maintaining and Servicing Home Appliances.
Each of the online appliance repair courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.