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Electrical Services Overview

6.0 CPD Hours

Standard Rate
£355.00  +VAT
Member Rate
£284.00  +VAT
  • Electrical Services

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Course Demand

This training covers the electrical basics, whether you are an engineer or facilities manager or mechanical engineer, who want a good grounding and understanding of electrical engineering. The course summaries the key aspects of electrical engineering in building services and provides clear concise notes and summary tables for future reference, to use in your daily activities.

Learning outcomes:

A better understanding of subject matter and how to design and apply electrical engineering design solutions 

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

  • Electrical engineers of all grades
  • Electricians of all grades
  • Building services engineers
  • Property managers of all grades
  • Facility Managers of all grades
  • Building surveyors of all grades
  • Architects

This course is also applicable for anyone involved in the build process and the high-level procurement of electrical installation design or services would find this course useful as a means to increase their understanding and improve their awareness of the design and installation requirements of electrical services.

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)

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 through a secure link hosted on Egnyte.

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

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.


Gary Marshall

Gary Marshall


Gary has over 40 years in the Building Services Industry and has accumulated a vast level of knowledge and expertise, both technically and commercially.

He has created many new calculation tools, test procedures, monitoring tools and new engineering services design building blocks, suitable for the 23rd / 24th Century. Gary is a very passionate individual and strives for excellence, in every part of the Electrical Engineering Design process.