Nexus offers a range of courses intended to develop and demonstrate competence in Electrical Maintenance designed for non-electrically trained engineers.
The course will be a combination of theory and practical, with knowledge and competency assessed at every stage resulting in the issuing of a course competency certificate.
Module 1 – Core Competency (5 Days)
- Understanding of common motor types, technologies and LV theory.
- Relevant legislation, standards and Health and Safety.
- Safe Isolation and proving dead, re-connection of 3-phase AC
- Reading and understanding of electrical drawings
- Identification of motor parts and auxiliary components, including control panels.
- Understanding of the operation of protection devices, including: Fuses, MCB’s and RCD’s
- Theory and application of Direct On-Line (DOL) systems
- Principles of Star / Delta motor construction, wiring and operation
- Forward and Reverse Switching of Motor Power
- Basic fault-finding using continuity and insulation testers.
Module 2 – (5 Days)
- Review on Health and Safety including Permits to Work and PPE
- Function, Set up and testing a range of components, including Sensors and Encoders
- Starting Methods
- Introduction to VSD/Inverters/Soft Start
- Discuss Preventative Maintenance
- Advanced fault finding and analysis on electrical Control Systems.
Module 3 – (5 Days)
- Documentation Review:-
- Safe working practices / Risk Assessments / RAMS
- Test Equipment – Live Testing theory and Practical, including Oscilloscopes
- Introduction to PLC Interfacing
- Introduction to Three-Term Control (PID)
- Introduction Hazardous Environment Electrical Safety.
Flexible Bespoke Delivery of this course is available on request.