Course TypeElectrical, Technical Skills
CertificateCity & Guilds Accreditation Certificate
Mechanical to Electrical Part 4: Building on the 16 practical competencies from the previous 3 parts of MCP’s Mechanical to Electrical Conversion, the Part 4 continues with fault finding and introduces programmable controllers and thermography.
Is it right for me?
Following some on-job coaching and assessment, the delegate is able to carry out basic electrical tasks without the need to wait for an electrical colleague to help him/her out. This course is for technicians who completed Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the Mechanical to Electrical programme.
What will I learn?
- Overview of the Electricity at Work Regulations and IET BS7671
- Theory of fault finding techniques
- Practical fault finding techniques on pre-prepared rigs and portable electrical equipment; testing to component level
- Practical fault finding on control circuits, using digital multi-meters and flowcharts
- Introduction to Programmable Controllers
- Introduction to Thermal Imaging
- Comprehensive review of Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 in preparation for the final exam paper
commend skills learnt are practiced in the workplace until a proficient standard is achieved. Candidates can then be signed-off as competent to carry out the prescribed tasks.
What are the benefits?
- Motivation and development of staff
- Improved staff retention
- Formal targeted training with direction and end focused on business need
- Encouragement of teamwork through coach and assessor communicating more with opposite trade
- Re-focused training budget
- SOPs and training packages are written around business need
- Safe job; Timely job; Right first-time job
- Improved productivity as downtime is reduced due to increased skills base
- Cross cover of skills in event of absenteeism, sickness etc.
- Nationally recognised qualifications where appropriate; skills are validated
- Training records meet and exceed those required by HSE etc
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I agree the electrical training has been a success with all concerned feeling confident they have learnt from the course. It has also offered the business an independent verification of skills as a bonus.
Another major benefit has been for our apprentices, they have been able to take theoretical learning from there ongoing studies and apply in a practical format during the MCP training gaining a better understanding.
Maintenance and Reliability Manager, Siemens Digital
Excellent course delivered extremely well – great practical knowledge.
Facilities Maintenance Technician