Diploma in Electrical Studies by ALISON

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Learn about electricity, its applications, and the key aspects of the electrical trade with this free online course.

 Publisher: USAID



The course begins by teaching you about electrical safety, electrical circuits, and electrical theory. You will first focus on what constitutes an electrical wiring system and the hazards involved in working with electric power. You will be familiarized with the installation procedures and storage techniques for electrical wiring components such as device boxes, raceways and fittings, and conductors and cables. You will also learn the basic electrical wiring systems involved in residential, commercial, industrial projects.

Your study of electricity and electrical circuits will then covers the plans and outlines included in electrical drawings. You will learn the different kinds of test equipment used in the electrical trade such as the ammeter, galvanometer, voltmeter, ohmmeter, and a multimeter, and become fully informed about their uses. By the end of the course, you will have a strong understanding of electrical current, power, voltage, resistance, circuits.

If you want to learn about the significance and applications of the modern electrical trade, then this free Diploma in Electrical Studies course is for you. This will be a valuable investment for aspiring professionals in the areas of construction and electrical engineering as well as those engaged in handyman repairs. So check out the course today, and get a quick, solid boost to your career.


Module 1: The Electrical Trade
The Electrical Trade: Learning Outcomes
The Electrical Trade
Career Opportunities in the Electrical Trade
The Electrical Trade: Lesson Summary
Module 2: Electrical Safety
Electrical Safety: Learning Outcomes
Electrical Safety and Electric Shock
Practicing Safety Measures
Other Workplace Hazards and Precautionary Steps
Basic Tool Safety
Working in Confined Spaces
Handling Hazardous Materials
Respiratory Protection
Safeguarding Against Falls
Electrical Safety: Lesson Summary
Module 3: Electrical Circuits
Electrical Circuits: Learning Outcomes
Electrical Circuits
Atomic Theory
Electrical Power
Electrical Circuits – Other Terminologies
Electrical Circuits: Lesson Summary
Module 4: Electrical Theory
Electrical Theory: Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Electrical Theory
Resistive Circuits
Kirchhoff’s Law
Electrical Theory: Lesson Summary
Module 5: Diploma in Electrical Studies – First Assessment
Diploma in Electrical Studies – First Assessment
Module 6: Device Boxes
Device Boxes: Learning Outcomes
Types of Device Boxes
Sizing and Installing Device Boxes
Device Boxes: Lesson Summary
Module 7: Hand Bending Conduit
Hand Bending Conduit: Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Hand Bending
Hand Bending Process and Equipment
Geometry Required to Make a Bend
Hand Bending Conduit: Lesson Summary
Module 8: Raceways and Fittings
Raceways and Fittings: Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Raceways and Fittings
Working with Raceways and Conduits
Raceway Fasteners and Anchors
Raceways and Fittings: Lesson SummaryModule 9: Conductors and Cables
Conductors and cables: Learning Outcomes
Conductors and cables
Conductors and Insulation
Installing Conductors
Conductors and cables: Lesson Summary

Module 10: Diploma in Electrical Studies – Second Assessment
Diploma in Electrical Studies – Second Assessment

Module 11: Basic Electrical Drawings
Basic Electrical Drawings: Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Basic Electrical Drawings
Drawing Layout, Drafting Lines, Electrical Symbols
Electrical Drawings and Plans
Basic Electrical Drawings: Lesson Summary
Module 12: Electrical Test Equipment
Electrical Test Equipment: Learning Outcomes
Electrical Test Equipment
Various Meters
Test Equipment and Safety Precautions
Other Tools of the Trade
Electrical Test Equipment: Lesson Summary
Module 13: Diploma in Electrical Studies – Third Assessment
Diploma in Electrical Studies – Third Assessment
Course assessment
Alison’s free online Diploma in Electrical Studies course gives a better insight into how electricity makes our lives more comfortable. It lights up our streets and buildings and enables us to enjoy electronic devices, thanks to the skilled electricians and engineers working behind the scenes. Take this course and gain a thorough understanding of the basic concepts and practices of the electrical trade for your career enhancement.
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What Will You Learn?

  • After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the significance of electrical trade in today's times
  • Describe the basic electrical wiring system in residential, commercial, industrial projects
  • State the hazards involved in working with electric power
  • List the various types of electrical device boxes used by electricians
  • Explain the uses of electrical test equipment
  • Summarize what is meant by electrical current, power, voltage, resistance, circuits
  • Identify the plans and drawings included in electrical drawings
  • Explain the uses of electrical test equipment such as ammeter, galvanometer, voltmeter, ohmmeter, multimeter

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