Business Excellence Skillnet

 

Business Excellence Skillnet

We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes

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DATES: April 28, 29 and May 12th

 TIME: 9.00am – 5.30pm

LOCATION: Galway

COST: Contact the Centre for details

 

Programme Content

On successful completion of this course Participants should:

  • Be familiar with the risks inherent in working with electricity in an industrial environment and be aware of the techniques required to reduce those risks;
  • Be able to define basic units of electricity such as Volts, Amps and Resistance and state the relationship between them;
  • Be able to use the multimeter to measure common electrical units;
  • Be able to define Direct Current and Alternation Current;
  • Be able to build and test a Three Phase Motor Control circuit;
  • Be able to fault find on the Three Phase Motor circuit using Electrical Drawings;
  • Be able to identify the main components on a Heat Treat conveyor panel and take relevant voltage and current measurements;

·        Be able to identify the main components on a True-feed Grinder panel and take relevant voltage and current measurements;

·        Be able to identify the main components on the UV Tunnel and take relevant voltage and current measurements;

Be able to identify the main components on the Multivac Packaging panel and take relevant voltage and current measurements.

Programme Overview

The aim of this course is to provide an appreciation of electrical control circuitry for mechanical Fitters. The focus is on practical applications.

Target Audience

Mechanical & Maintenance Personnel

Course Objectives:

On successful completion of this course Participants should:

  • Be familiar with the risks inherent in working with electricity in an industrial environment and be aware of the techniques required to reduce those risks;
  • Be able to define basic units of electricity such as Volts, Amps and Resistance and state the relationship between them;
  • Be able to use the multimeter to measure common electrical units;
  • Be able to define Direct Current and Alternation Current;
  • Be able to build and test a Three Phase Motor Control circuit;
  • Be able to fault find on the Three Phase Motor circuit using Electrical Drawings;
  • Be able to identify the main components on a Heat Treat conveyor panel and take relevant voltage and current measurements;
  • Be able to identify the main components on a True-feed Grinder panel and take relevant voltage and current measurements;
  • Be able to identify the main components on the UV Tunnel and take relevant voltage and current measurements;

Be able to identify the main components on the Multivac Packaging panel and take relevant voltage and current measurements.

Training Company Name and Website

Engineering Support & Services Ltd. www.essltd.ie

Michael Barrett, ESS Ltd.

I am an experienced tutor in the areas of Electrical / Electronics & Mechatronics. My training experience is primarily in FAS. I was responsible for designing, setting up and delivering the electrical / automation modules for the Industrial Automation course being run in FAS, Athlone, Co.Westmeath.  My current contracts include developing and delivering industry specific electrical / automation courses in the medical devices, pharmaceutical and food sectors.

Education & Training

  • Master of Engineering, at the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland (2007)
  • BSc(hons) from the Open University (2002)
  • Graduateship in Industrial Automation from the City & Guilds of London (1997)
  • Full Technological Certificate in Telecommunications from the City & Guilds of London at Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin (1982)
  • City & Guilds 2382 (Requirements for Electrical Installations, 17th Edition)
  • Extra Mural Diploma in Training Technology from St.Patrick’s College, Maynooth (1995)

Teaching Experience

FAS -Tutor (Industrial Automation), 1991 to 2001 and 2003 to 2012

Teaching Expertise in:

  • Electricity for Mechanical Maintenance personnel
  • Electrical Principles
  • Electronics (Digital & Analogue).
  • Programmable Controllers.
  • Three Phase Motor Control

 

 

The Business Excellence Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

For more information on Skillnets Ltd, please visit www.skillnets.ie

We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes subject to funding being available. Please click on the following link to check if you meet Jobseekers eligibility criteria

Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills

 


 

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