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Basic Electrics


This three day course combines the essential knowledge and understanding of safe electrical good practice with "hands on" experience of using the necessary tools and equipment.

The course is ideal for technical staff who may not be qualified electricians but require the basic knowledge in order to disconnect, reconnect and diagnose faults safely on electrical equipment.

First class technical facilities are provided where candidates can develop their installation and/or maintenance skills and knowledge in realistic simulations.

A full range of current and latest design of appliances, systems, controls and equipment is also freely available for candidates to use and work with.

PLEASE NOTE: This course can be undertaken 'on-site' at the delegates' premises. Please contact our office on 01579 348544 or for further details.

Course objectives/key benefits

On completion delegates will be able to demonstrate their safety awareness in electrical installations.

Who is the course aimed at?

New entrants into the electrical/heating industry with no previous electrical qualifications and/or limited electrical knowledge.

This course serves as a good introduction to general electrical practices, for anyone considering undertaking either the Part P or Domestic Electrical Installer course.

Entry requirements/pre-requisites

There are no entry/pre-requisite requirements to undertaking this course.

The course is designed for students of either gender and is open to all ages. Students wishing to enrol can speak to a member of the S.W.A.A.T. training staff to be advised of their suitability.

Course content




Course duration

Three days

PLEASE NOTE: A one-day version of this course is also available for anyone not requiring such an 'in-depth' understanding of the subject.

Training Method

Theory and practical workshop


Although there is no formal assessment a question paper and tasks related to basic electrical work is given to each candidate to complete at the end of the course.

Course Outcome/Qualification

All candidates who attend this course will receive a SWAAT Certificate in Basic Electrics.

Materials Provided

Candidates will be provided with a training pack.


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South West Assessment and Training, 1 Quimperle Road, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3US. TEL: 01579 348544. Email:

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