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Updated October 2016

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Introduction to Electricity

Introduction to ElectricityIt is not generally known, but electricity is the most common cause of fires in both the home and industry. It is taken for granted by most people who use it constantly all day, every day.

In this introductory course we will explain the basics of electricity, what it is and how it works. We will learn about  the different types of circuit, electrical safety and the relevant terminology.

We will also look at the various ways electricity can be produced and how it is then supplied to users.

Approximate course duration: 65 minutes.

Module One

The aim of this module is to teach you about the following subjects:

  • An appreciation of what electricity is and how it is used
  • The dangers inherent with electricity
  • The various terms relating to electricity and circuits
  • The relationship between electricity and magnetism

Approximate module duration: 35 minutes

Module Two

The aim of this module is to teach you about the following subjects:

  • The various terms relating to electricity and circuits
  • The relationship between electricity and magnetism
  • How to calculate voltages, amps, watts and resistance

Approximate module duration: 30 minutes

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