Electrical to Mechanical Conversion (EMC)

£1,140 + VAT
5 Days
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Accredited course will enable you to gain a basic knowledge of mechanical principles and concepts, as well as an understanding of mechanical plant operation and isolation requirements of plant and pressure systems.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at staff working within a Mechanical & Electrical environment who would benefit from increased awareness of mechanical principles and practices as part of their current role. It also provides a foundation course for those likely to undertake other mechanical courses.

Key Learning Areas
  • Key aspects of UK legislation
  • Fundamental mechanical principles, including heat transfer, fuels and combustion
  • Pumps, systems and components including valve types and heat exchangers
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Pressure plant including steam
  • Hot water plant and water treatment
  • Compressed air plant and hydraulic systems
  • Plant operating procedures – start up and shut down
  • Fire protection and shutdown systems associated with mechanical installations
  • Maintenance strategies and procedures

Course Schedule
Day Time Morning Afternoon
One
09:00
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16:30
  • Introduction
  • Mechanical Engineering Physics & Principles
  • Outline Structure of UK Legislation
  • Valve Types & Their Application
Two
09:00
-
16:30
  • Introduction to Various Pump Types
  • Valve & Pumps Practical Session
  • Drives, Gear & Bearings
  • Drive Alignment Practical Session
Three
09:00
-
16:30
  • Refrigeration Principles
  • Refrigeration Practical Session
  • Introduction to Air Conditioning
  • Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines
  • Compressed Air Systems
Four
09:00
-
16:30
  • Mechanical Measurement
  • Mechanical Measurement Practical
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Introduction to Boiler Plant
  • Safe Systems of Work & Isolation Methodology
Five
09:00
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16:30
  • Commissioning & Re-Instatement
  • Documentation
  • Review
  • Assessment(s)
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Course Training Team

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Andy Cresswell

Mechanical Training Manager

Andy has over 36 years experience in the Mechanical Industry. He is a qualified mechanical engineer, and has worked within various Mechanical roles spanning over 23 years.

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Upcoming Course Dates
Slough
Monday, 2nd December 2019
End date: Friday, 6th December 2019
York
Monday, 6th January 2020
End date: Friday, 10th January 2020
Slough
Monday, 3rd February 2020
End date: Friday, 7th February 2020
Glasgow Queenslie
Monday, 17th February 2020
End date: Friday, 21st February 2020
York
Monday, 2nd March 2020
End date: Friday, 6th March 2020


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