Electrical Testing & Certification

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Electrical Testing & Certification
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 4861
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Single Subject Certificate Limerick Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
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Application Date Application Deadline: Friday 6th September 2019 (Space Permitting).
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Duration 12 weeks, 3 hours per week. Wednesday, 7.00pm to 10.00pm.
Course Fee €575.
Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements.
Comment Award: Students not registered on the Degree will receive an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.
Course Content

To provide the learner with an in depth knowledge of the requirements of the National Rules for electrical Installations (4th Edition ET101:2008) for inspection, testing and certification of electrical installations:

1. Understand the concep...

Subjects Taught Purpose of initial verification and periodic inspection and testing, Statutory and non-statutory requirements, Information to be contained on Certificates and Inspection Reports, Instrument calibration and compliance, sequence of tests, need for protective conductors for earthing, main bonding, supplementary bonding & circuit protection, verifying continuity and interpretation of results, Earth Fault Loop Impedance, Residual Current Devices application and testing, Prospective Fault Current.
Assessment Method Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.
Number of Credits 5
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802
Email: Flexible@lit.ie
Location LIT Moylish Campus, Limerick
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