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Mechanical to Electrical Conversion (MEC)

£1,175 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course has been developed to provide delegates with a basic knowledge of electrical theory as well as an understanding of electrical machine principles and isolation requirements of electrical plant for mechanical work.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at those working within a mechanical and electrical environment who would benefit from increased awareness of electrical principles and practices as part of their current role. It is also a good foundation course for those likely to undertake other electrical courses.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 11th July 2022 Fri, 15th July 2022 Slough £1175
Mon, 25th July 2022 Fri, 29th July 2022 York £1175
Mon, 15th August 2022 Fri, 19th August 2022 York £1175
Mon, 15th August 2022 Fri, 19th August 2022 Slough £1175
Mon, 5th September 2022 Fri, 9th September 2022 Slough £1175
Mon, 12th September 2022 Fri, 16th September 2022 York £1175
Mon, 3rd October 2022 Fri, 7th October 2022 Slough £1175
Mon, 10th October 2022 Fri, 14th October 2022 York £1175
Mon, 7th November 2022 Fri, 11th November 2022 Slough £1175
Mon, 21st November 2022 Fri, 25th November 2022 York £1175
Mon, 5th December 2022 Fri, 9th December 2022 Slough £1175
Mon, 12th December 2022 Fri, 16th December 2022 York £1175

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Electricity & Hazards of Electricity
  • Introduction to Electricity Safe Isolation Of Circuits
  • Basic DC Theory
  • Basic DC Theory & Introduction to Test Instruments
  • Practical Exercise Series & Parallel Circuits
  • Basic AC Theory
  • Magnetism
  • Transformers
  • Earthing
  • Protective Devices
  • Motors & Starters
  • Practical Exercise Motors & Starters
  • Practical Exercise Motors & Starters
  • Inverter Drives
  • Inspection & Testing
  • Introduction to Fault Finding
  • Practical Assessment(s) - Safe Isolation of Electrical Circuits
  • Written Assessment(s)
  • Requirements of the Electricity at Work Regulations and dangers of electricity
  • Electrical safe systems of work including practical isolation exercises
  • Electrical circuit theory and practical use of measuring instruments
  • Low Voltage protection devices
  • Requirements of BS7671:2008 (2015)
  • Single and three phase motors and associated starters
  • Inverter drives
  • Connection and verification of electric motor wiring
  • Motor fault finding
  • Final assessment exercise
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
There are no pre-requisite requirements to attend this course and everything is provided for the course duration
Course Training Team


Kevin Burbidge

Electrical Installations Training Manager

Kevin is a senior electrical training consultant with over 30 years experience in the electrical industry. He specialises in electrical high and low voltage training courses including electrical installation testing and authorised person training for the commercial, healthcare and defence sectors. Kevin has worked as an electrical/mechanical engineer for various organisations and was an engineering project manager for 6 years specialising in research and development projects for Royal Mail. Kevin has also carried out electrical authorised person roles in both high voltage and low voltage disciplines.


Don Maccallaugh

Associate Training Consultant

Don is a qualified Electrical, and Company Authorising Engineer with over 36 years' experience of the MoD and the private service sector. As a Chartered member of IOSH, Don has held several senior roles, which include UK Director of Compliance for a leading UK facilities management company. Don has extensive experience of HSE management systems, and mechanical and electrical safe systems management. He was previously the Technical Services Director responsible for all building services disciplines for a major facilities management organisation. Whilst employed as a MoD Training Manager Don managed the development of the Defence Estates BTEC safe system management qualification. Don has not only delivered training but also provided H&S consultancy extensively within the UK and overseas, including India, Gibraltar, Cyprus and Belize.

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