Electrical and Automation

Course Objectives

The Objectives of the course is to enable trainees to become more effective in planning, designing and installing various Electrical networking circuits and systems.

Target Group

  • The target group is those who have attained level II in any training center recognized by VETA, with the pass of a minimum of C in each attended subjects.
  • Trainees should be a holder of Electrical Installation Certificate Level II
  • Trainee should pass qualifying exams to be conducted before commencement of the course.

Course Module

Module - Installing Electrical Machines
  • Install AC Machines
  • Fit Control unit of AC Machines
  • Install Electronic soft starter
  • Install DC Machines
  • Install control of a DC Machines
Module - Managing Resources
  • Establish tools, equipment and materials profile
  • Estimate material and labor costs
  • Prepare small scale tender document
  • Train subordinates on the job
  • Supervise subordinates

Course Duration

The duration of the course in one year. It begins on January of each year.

Mode of Training

Training is conducted with both theory and practical - concurrently.

Contact Hours

Six(6) hours in a day for five(5) days per week

Course Outcomes

After the course, a trainee will be able to
  1. Measure and test three-phase electrical wiring circuits
  2. Troubleshooting general lighting systems
  3. Repair and maintain electrical appliances e.g. single phase and three phase AC/DC Machines
  4. Installing single phase and three phase machines
  5. Leading and supervising respecive subordinates
  6. Installing, servicing automatic changeover switch, power factor unit
  7. Carry out preventive and corrective maintenance
  8. Planning maintenance schedules
  9. Carryout completion test as per IEE Regulations
  10. Planning maintenance schedules
  11. Carry out completion test as per IEE Regulations
  12. Perform different types of trouble shootings
  13. Designing different type of electrical wiring system

Expected Career

Craftperson i.e Electrician