Basic of Electricity for PV systems


Course Duration:   2 DAYS
Location: Lagos

Course Description:
The training course provides a basic conceptual understanding of basic electrical concepts, including electrical measurements, basic electrical theory in a non-mathematical manner, basic electric circuits and components and an understanding of how electrical components work as basis for understanding all transmission, distribution and applications.

The training course also provides a basis for understanding electrical safety concepts. The course is practical oriented and focus on providing a real understanding of the essentials concepts.

Percentage Practical: 75%

Training Equipment: Labvolt, IKS, Edibon Systems and Miscellaneous electrical  Equipment with a maximum of 220VAC and 24VDC

Pre-requisites: None

Target Audience: Non technical personnel, technician of all fields, graduate and under graduate needing a refresher in basic electrical concepts.

Maximum Class size:  15 students for in-house, and 25 for on site arrangement.

Typical Course Topics (Listing not sequential with the course studies)

    • Basic electrical safety
    • Sources of electricity
    • Voltage as electrical pressure
    • Current as flow of electricity
    • Resistance as opposition to electric current flow
    • Relationship of voltage, current, and resistance in a non-mathematical practical approach
    • Electrical Energy and power
    • The direction of current flow
    • Basic electrical circuits
    • Parallel and series circuits
    • Measuring current, voltage, and resistance
    • Industrial switches (normally open/closed)
    • Capacitors
    • Electromagnets and magnets
    • Inductors
    • Electromagnet relays
    • Motor and generator basics
    • Circuit breaker and fuses
    • Direct current (DC) and Alternating current (AC) (Comparison and operating basics
    • Transformers
    • Common electrical application
    • Reading and understanding schematics (basics)
    • Troubleshooting systems and circuits
    • Adaptors, rectifiers, converters, chargers, inverters, (basic difference among all
    • Basic electrical tools

Primary Skills To Be Learnt:

    • Understanding of electrical parameters (Voltage, Current, and Resistance)
    • Measurement of voltage current and resistance
    • Improved basic electrical troubleshooting skills
    • Increased conceptual understanding of electrical safety issues
    • Ability to identify and differentiate electrical components and parts
    • Ability to further activities related to electrical engineering in practical terms