Skip to main content
Back To All Courses

Electrical Services Overview

6.0 CPD Hours

Standard Rate
£430.00  +VAT
Member Rate
£340.00  +VAT
  • Electrical Services

Upcoming dates

Book Now

This training covers the electrical basics to give an understanding of electrical engineering. The course summarises the key aspects of electrical engineering in building services from generation to final circuits and provides clear, concise notes for future reference.

Attendees will have an understanding and appreciation of the complex nature of electrical building services and how to look after them, as well as guidance on the legal and required standards for managing electrical installations.

Learning outcomes:

A better understanding of electrical services in buildings and how electrical engineering design solutions are applied.

General overall understanding of electrical engineering principles and greater appreciation and depth of knowledge of the electrical services within buildings.

  • Facilities Managers
  • Mechanical Project Managers
  • Construction Project Managers
  • Facilities Supervisors
  • Managers of large buildings or estates
  • Building Services Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Architects
Agenda for event
Time Description
Session 1
  • Introduction
  • Principles of electricity and electrical short circuits - (electric shocks)
  • Methods of protection and electrical safety to people
  • Overview of short circuits, earth faults & selectivity between devices.
     Overview of the Key Electricity at Work Regulations and the IEE Wiring Regulations - BS 7671
Session 2
  • Generators & Uninterruptible Supplies
  • Use of generators & uninterruptible power supply systems (UPS)
Session 3
  • Different types of cabling for Sub-Main Distribution, Lighting, Small Power and Fire Alarm systems
  • Lighting principles and different types
  • Emergency lighting principles
  • Simple lighting circuits and wiring diagrams
  • Fire Alarm Principles
Session 4
  • Simple power circuits and wiring diagrams
  • Ring mains and radial circuits, their uses & application
  • Fuses & Circuit Breakers
  • What influences the sizing of conductors to ensure safety and reliability
  • Simple cable sizing.
  • Inspection and Testing (I&T)


Heather Beaumont

Heather Beaumont

Managing Director, Canty Compliance|

An experienced Technical Manager with over 35 years in technical service delivery, coupled with a NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety, Heather has worked in technical consultancy as well as contract and operations management in facilities management. She is qualified for working in highly regulated environments such as MoD, Defra and NHS as well as pharmaceutical research and manufacturing. Heather is trained in all key areas of customer account and team management, including KAM, Customer Service Skills, Performance Coaching and Leading People through Change. Heather has been working in Training for 7 years and is currently MD of her own technical consultancy business providing facilities management and health and safety apps and software.


Meet the trainer: Get to know your trainers: Heather Beaumont, Electrical Services Explained trainer (

Live Online - How to join:

This course will be hosted live online on Microsoft Teams.

A Microsoft Teams account is not required, you will be sent a link to join. 

You can choose to join on your preferred web browser, or if you already have the Microsoft Teams desktop app, click 'join meeting'.  You will then automatically join the course through the app.

Course Materials:

The course presentation and any additional materials will be sent to delegates once attendance is confirmed.

We are working towards being more sustainable, therefore we do not recommend materials to be printed. More information on our sustainability policy.

What is included?

-Full days training with an industry expert trainer 

-Note-making PDF course materials

-CPD Certificate 

-Course presentation transcript 

Two simple ways to book:

Card - Use the 'Book Now' button at the top of this web page.

Invoice - Please fill in the booking form herePlease note you are only booked onto the course once Training has processed the form.

* If you are having any difficulties please either email us at [email protected] or call, +44 (0)20 8772 3660.

Share this page