Staff working in housing need to understand the basics of domestic electrical and heating installations. Even experienced staff need to keep up-to-date with the latest safety features, controls and components. Our one-day course is the ideal introduction to domestic electrical and heating systems.
We will teach you how to identify the main components of domestic electrical installations. Candidates will learn how to diagnose simple electrical defects, carry out basic safety checks and recognise the main types of domestic heating systems and their controls and components.
After taking this course, you will understand the key terminology used and learn about the common problems that occur and their fixes. It will give you a solid foundation of electrical systems with the knowledge and insight you require to better serve your customers.
What the course covers
- Layout of electrical and ring circuits
- Electrical safety
- Safety checks of existing installations
- Cabling, switches and sockets
- Function of fuses and circuit breakers
- How central heating systems work
- Identifying main components
- Common defects in central heating systems.
Who should attend
Our course is designed for non-technical staff who require an understanding of heating systems and basic electrics in order to complete repairs orders, including housing officers, customer service officers, admin staff, receptionists, etc, or non-technical staff who visit tenants and carry out inspections.
Length of course
1 day - 9.30am to 4.30pm
In house at your premises or see our calendar for public courses
£270 to attend the public course, or for groups of 8 or more, please enquire about an in-house course
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Domestic Electrical & Heating Installations course 1
Upkeep’s courses have been developed by, and with industry experts.
All of our tutors have current or recent professional industry experience which means that you are learning from professionals with a great level of experience and skills.
We currently hold all of our scheduled courses in London, but are planning to start delivery in the midlands.
If you can’t make it to London, we can come to you with a bespoke training package tailored to meet your needs and those of your organisation. Get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 0208 123 0804.