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Mechanical to Electrical Conversion (MEC)

£1,160 + 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.
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
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.

Course Training Team


Kevin Burbidge

Electrical Installations Training Manager

Kevin has 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.

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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 24th August 2020
End date: Friday, 28th August 2020
Monday, 14th September 2020
End date: Friday, 18th September 2020
Monday, 28th September 2020
End date: Friday, 2nd October 2020

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