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Domestic Electrical and Heating Installations

Live online course.


Course overview

Housing and property sector staff need to have adequate knowledge of the basic components of household  electrical and heating installations.  Even experienced staff need to to keep refreshed with knowledge of the latest safety features, controls and components.  Our one-day online course is the ideal introduction to domestic electrical and heating systems.


On this online course you will learn how to establish what the main components are of domestic electrical installations. Attendees will learn how to recognise simple electrical problems, conduct basic safety checks and identify the main types of domestic heating systems and the parts that make them work.


On completion of the online course you will have a full understanding of the main terminologies used for domestic and heating installations. You will be aware of what the most common defects are that can arise and how they can be repaired. You will have a solid grounding of electrical systems and be confident that you have the knowledge required to serve your customers to a high standard.


By taking the course online, you are able to reduce travel time and costs while still having all the benefits of the training. All course documents are emailed to you for download made available to you and numbers remain limited so that we can still allow interaction between and amongst trainers and attendees.  They are also structured for comfort and refreshment breaks.  


Scheduled courses are delivered by Zoom Video Conferencing


What the online 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 online 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.


2024 Dates and Times

  • 4th July 2024
  • 26th September 2024
  • 14th November 2024

(all 10am-3.30pm)






£330 + VAT per person to attend the public online course, or for groups of 8 or more, please enquire about an in-house course



Download the Datasheet here for more information.

Domestic Electrical and Heating Installations


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.


If you would like to find out about a bespoke training package tailored to meet your needs and those of your organisation. Get in touch at or give us a call on 0208 123 0804.

If you are enquiring about 8 or more attendees, please click ENQUIRE NOW.

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