Skills Proficiency Certificate ((Basic Electrical Engineering) 3529-08
Issued by City & Guilds
This qualification is designed to provide a broad introduction to the essential practical skills needed for basic basic electrical engineering. (City & Guilds Qualification Number 3529-08).
This person has successfully demonstrated all of the knowledge and practical competencies required to achieve the Skills Proficiency Certificate in Basic Electrical Engineering.
They can check electrical systems for visual defects: plugs, leads, flexes, ceiling roses, lamp holders, sockets. Use soft soldering equipment to join sheet electrical connections and electronic components. Observe the deflections produced on a centre zero voltmeter when the armature of an a.c. generator is slowly rotated. Observe the deflections produced on a centre zero voltmeter when the armature of a d.c. generator is slowly rotated. Drill holes in walls and insert plugs for screws.
They can select, use, clean and store personal protective equipment. Select, use, clean and store basic hand tools. Inspect earthing systems. Change a range of fuse types. Check equipment/systems are correctly earthed. Check equipment/systems are correctly protected. Carry out earthing and bonding at a service intake position. Carry out the simulated rescue of a workmate who is receiving an electric shock while touching a live conductor and carry out resuscitation techniques.