Basic Electrics

Basic Electrics

Duration: 1 Day

Who is it for?:

This course is for people that have had very little electrical training and limited use with a multi-meter or test lamp.


A two-day training session that will give the candidates a basic knowledge of vehicle electrics and how to test for basic faults. Candidates will also be more confident using a multi-meter and LED style test lamp.


Upon successful completion of all the elements of the training day, the candidate will have demonstrated their competence at checking for basic electrical faults.


Training will be mainly classroom-based using interactive computer software, handouts with presentations and practical circuit building using Locktronic kits.

The course will include the following areas:

  • Basic electrical principles
  • Circuits and current flow
  • Effective multi-meter use
  • Starting systems
  • Charging systems
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Batteries

Method of Delivery: Training and assessment.

Assessment: There will be no formal assessment although retained knowledge will be checked throughout the day.

Qualification: LTS Basic Electrics

Pre-requisites: n/a

Price: £132 per person inc. VAT

Additional Info: Successful candidates will be issued with a certificate of attendance

Click here to download the course flyer

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or visit the Governments Apprenticeship Services website at Advice and guidance is available to both potential Apprentices and Employer considering recruiting an Apprentice.

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