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Basic Electricity for the Non-Electrician Skills Training

11/12/2023 @ 09:00 - 22/12/2023 @ 16:30 EAT


Purpose of Training

This course provides students with a practical, real-world education in basic electricity. Specific needs and concerns of each student will be addressed so that upon completion they’ll be able to reduce equipment downtime, improve overall efficiency and safety, and fix problems they’ve never been able to fix before.

This course will also come in handy for those wishing to join our security courses as trainees but lack basic electricity skills

Solutions learned in this class will more than pay for the cost of training, a dozen, a hundred, or a thousand times over.

Upon completion of this 2-WEEK TRAINING (10 days), the student will receive a certificate of completion with 6 classroom hours per day attended.

Fee: KES 30K (covers tuition, practicals, exam, and certificate of competence)

What you will learn:

  • How electricity gets to a facility and is wired throughout
  • How to work with both AC and DC currents
  • Practical knowledge of voltage, current & resistance
  • How to calculate and apply electrical formulas
  • How to measure electrical power in your facility & equipment
  • How to identify and understand the most common electrical circuits
  • What electrical test equipment works best for your needs
  • How to read basic electrical distribution diagrams
  • Lockout Tagout rules and procedures
  • What types of conductors and insulation materials to use
  • How to select proper wire size and raceways for your job
  • The do’s and don’ts of electrical wiring
  • The causes of most electrical problems & how to fix them
  • Grounding basics and proper application of GFCl’s ( Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter)
  • Electric maintenance practices and repair

Training Outcomes

Basic electrical “hands-on” maintenance tasks presented in this training will teach students to:

  • Safely and correctly verify a circuit is de-energized.
  • Take voltage and resistance readings
  • Take clamp-on ammeter readings.
  • Perform basic circuit checks for shorts, opens, and ground faults
  • Read and interpret their facility’s one-line electrical drawing and electrical floor plan.
  • Choose what electrical PPE they must wear
  • Choose the right type and size of wire
  • Determine how many wires they can pull into a conduit.
  • How to terminate using compression terminals and Twist-on wire connectors.
  • Wire a variety of common electrical devices.


11/12/2023 @ 09:00 EAT
22/12/2023 @ 16:30 EAT
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Kenvision Trainers, Kahawa Sukari, Nairobi
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