Mechanical to Electrical Conversion

Course Details

This on-site Mechanical to Electrical Conversion course is designed for the multi-skilling of non-electrical engineers to a standard whereby they may carry out basic electrical tasks. Due to the nature of this course, it has been developed around “in company” procedures and systems to get the maximum benefit.  The course will, on a continuous basis, highlight all safety issues ensuring that a high standard of electrical safety is maintained.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand basic electrical theory
  • Work with electrical systems safely
  • Undertake basic electrical tasks within the agreed level of competency


Course Contents

Module 1 – Understanding Electricity

  • What is Electricity
  • Circuit principles
  • Electrical Safety
  • Electrical Regulations
  • Electromagnetism
  • Principles of Power
  • Generation & Transmission
  • Protection
  • Protective Devices
  • Cables & Connections

Module 2 – Controlling Electricity

  • Earthing
  • Class of Protection
  • Earthing conductors
  • Isolation and Control
  • Selection of Live conductors
  • Transformers
  • Three Phase Motors

Module 3 – Utilising Electricity

  • Single Phase Motors
  • Types of single Phase Motors
  • Motor Specifications
  • Motor Control
  • Control Relays
  • Control Circuits
  • Electrical Drawings
  • Basic Inspection & Testing

Practical assessments and multiple choice examinations applicable to all modules
Content of modules may vary in accordance with particular training requirements

To maximise participants understanding of this programme participants would be expected to undertake  our Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations – 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671) – C&G 2382-18.

Who should attend?

Mechanical engineers and team leaders who are required to have an appreciation of electrical systems and equipment.