Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Electricians  ( Skill Development )

Course Duration: 1 Year (Part-Time)

Course Objective: The course aims to equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills to become competent electricians capable of self-employment. It focuses on safety, fundamental electrical principles, common electrical accessories, chemical effects of electric current, magnetism, resistance, DC machines, transformers, alternating current, basic electronics, and digital electronics. The course is designed to meet the needs of Indian students and can be modified based on specific learner or location requirements.

Course Overview: This 1-year part-time skill development course for electricians is structured to provide a comprehensive understanding of electrical systems, safety measures, and hands-on training in electrical equipment and circuits. The course is divided into the following subjects:

1. Occupational Safety & Health:

  • Basic injury prevention
  • Basic first aid
  • Hazard identification and avoidance safety
  • Signs for Danger, Warning, Caution, and personal safety messages

2. Fundamentals of Electricity:

  • Electron theory, fundamental terms, definitions, units, and effects of electric current
  • Resistors: types and properties, Ohm’s Law, series and parallel circuits
  • Kirchhoff’s Laws, Wheatstone bridge principle, and its applications

3. Common Electrical Accessories:

  • Specifications of switches, lamp holders, plugs, and sockets in line with NEC 2011
  • Development of domestic circuits, including switches, alarm systems, and two-way switches
  • Security surveillance, fire alarm systems, MCB, ELCB, MCCB

4. Chemical Effect of Electric Current:

  • Assembly of a Dry cell, electrodes, and electrolytes
  • Principles of electrolysis and Faraday’s Law
  • Electroplating and electrochemical equivalents
  • Lead acid cell, Ni-cadmium, Lithium cell, and their applications
  • Inverter, Battery Charger, UPS principles
  • Routine care & maintenance of Batteries

5. Magnetism:

  • Classification of magnets
  • Methods of magnetization
  • Properties, care & maintenance of magnetic materials
  • Principles of electromagnetism and its applications

6. Resistance:

  • Types of resistors
  • Specification and tolerance of resistors
  • Effect of temperature variation on resistance
  • Methods of measuring resistance

7. Identification and Study of D.C. Machine and Transformers:

  • Principles of D.C. generators and motors
  • D.C. machine components and practical applications
  • Transformers: types, winding, and ratings
  • Alternating Current principles and industrial wiring

8. Basic Electronics:

  • Identification of semiconductors and energy levels
  • Diodes, classification, and applications
  • Study of rectifier circuits, oscillators, and transistors
  • Digital Electronics: Logic gates, flip-flops, counters, registers, timers, and digital I.C. chips

9. Number Systems:

  • Decimal, binary, hexadecimal, and BCD code
  • Conversion between decimal and binary

Course Teaching Methodology:

  • The course will include a blend of theoretical lectures, practical hands-on training, and workshops.
  • Practical sessions will be conducted to allow students to work with electrical equipment and circuits.
  • Regular assessments, quizzes, and assignments to evaluate students' understanding.
  • Guest lectures and industry visits to provide real-world insights.
  • Course materials and resources will be provided to support learning.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment: Upon completion of this course, students will be well-prepared to pursue a career as electricians or start their own electrical services business. They will have in-depth knowledge of electrical systems, safety measures, and practical skills to excel in the field. This course empowers individuals to become self-employed and contribute to their own career growth.

Note: The course contents are subject to modification based on specific learner needs or location requirements to ensure the best learning experience.

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