Our 2 day Introductory Electrical Course at The Builder Training Centre is a very practical and ‘hands-on’ course, and is ideal for beginners looking to learn electrics for DIY or handyman skills, experienced people looking to extend their trade skills or perfect their electrical skills, or those looking for a new career as an electrician.
“Came down and met the staff and that sealed the deal for me.”
For more testimonials on our Foundation Electrical Courses click here
The Builder Training Centre (The BTC) offers a high quality structured Foundation Electrical Course, which can be attended as a weekday course (usually Monday and Tuesday) or, for those that have commitments during the week, a weekend course (Saturday and Sunday). Our instructors are qualified, highly experienced, knowledgeable and enthusiastic Tradespersons, so students can take advantage of all the tips of the trade, personal experiences and advice they offer. Our short courses are intensive, but the atmosphere is relaxed and enjoyable which creates a good learning environment. If you have a particular project in mind, or some building plans you wish to gain advice on, our instructors will be more than happy to discuss these with you.
You will be learning electrics from day one and you will be amazed at what you can learn within a short period of time. Please take time to view a selection of our testimonials from students that have attended the Foundation Electrical Courses by clicking here
You will find our prices are competitive, and include the use of tools and materials for your Foundation Electrical Courses whilst you are here, but for health and safety reasons you are required to have steel toe capped footwear to wear throughout the course. These can be purchased from reception on your first morning for £20 if required.
Full instruction will be provided in the use of electrical tools, and a wide selection of tools will be available for purchase from reception at any time during or after your course.
The 2 day Foundation Electrical course is for students wishing to learn electrics who have little or no experience or tradesmen who have not previously undertaken this type of work. It is ideally suited to those people looking for DIY purposes, or those looking to progress on to the 2 day Electrical Inspection and Testing course. It covers practical skills from applying Ohms Law and calculating correct fuse ratings to installing and testing circuits.
Tasks will include:
- Wiring up a ring main
- Wiring up a radial circuit
- 3 plate lighting circuit
- 2 way switching
- Intermediate switching
- Fused connection unit
- Outside Light
- Safe Isolation
- Basic Testing
You will achieve a basic understanding of:
- Earthing systems
- Safety techniques
- Standard lighting circuits
- 2 way switching
- Intermediate switching
- Ring mains
- Radial circuits
- Fused connection units (spurs)
- Extractor fans
- Zone requirements and special location installations
- Calculating loading and cable sizing
- Basic testing procedures
This course is attendance and completion only and does not involve any exams. Included is an assessment for suitability to progress on to any of our electrical qualification courses.
Fact sheets will be supplied on our Foundation Electrical Courses, so there is no need for too many notes!
After completing the Foundation Electrical Training Course you will receive a Builder Training Centre Certificate of Continuous Professional Development.
Foundation Electrical – 2 Day
|Day||Deposit||Total Price||Course Times|
|Weekdays - 2 Days||£150||£225||9.00am - 4.30pm|
|Weekend - 2 Days||£150||£225||8.30am - 4.00pm|
Full payment or a deposit of £150 is required to book a Foundation Electrical Course. Any remaining balance can then be paid at any time before the start of the course, including the first morning.
Add 2 day Foundation Electrical to a multi course package
(2 day Foundation Electrical, Plastering, Tiling, Plumbing)
Total £1,260.00 (inc VAT). A saving of £115.00!
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For information on our other Electrical Courses please click on the relevant links below:
For Electrical – Which Course? click here
For 2 day Foundation Inspection and Testing course click here
For Domestic Installers (including C&G Level 3 2393 Building Regulations) courses click here
For Building Regulations Level 3 2393-10 course click here
For 17th Edition Level 3 2382-15 course click here
For Inspection and Testing Level 2 2392-10 course click here
For PAT Testing Level 3 2377-22 and 2377-32 courses click here
For Initial Verification Level 3 2391-50 course click here
For Periodic Inspection & Testing Level 3 2391-51 course click here
For Combined Level 3 2391-52 Inspection and Testing course click here
For EAL Combined Level 3 4337 / 4338 Inspection & Testing qualification course click here
For 2 day Advanced Inspection and Testing Course click here
For 2391/2394 / 2395 or 4337/4338 Practical Pre-Assessment Course click here
For Design of Electrical Installations Level 4 2396 course click here
You are welcome to visit The Builder Training Centre at any time during opening hours (8.00 am until 5.30 pm) either during the week or at weekends to see our facilities first hand. No appointment is required and you will be made very welcome. Why not come and meet our electrical instructors and speak to our electrical students and see for yourself what you can achieve from each course?
We are confident that you will like what you see and will want to learn basic electrics with The Builder Training Centre.
Why not give Elaine, Sally or Andy a call, who will be more than happy to assist, on 0800 389 2775 or 0208 649 9340
Or send an enquiry by clicking here
To apply for a course by sending an on-line application form click here
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