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Electrical to Mechanical Conversion (EMC)

£1,325 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough and Livingston.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Assured course will enable you to gain a basic knowledge of mechanical principles and concepts, as well as an understanding of mechanical plant operation and isolation requirements of plant and pressure systems.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at staff working within a Mechanical & Electrical environment who would benefit from increased awareness of mechanical principles and practices as part of their current role. It also provides a foundation course for those likely to undertake other mechanical courses.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 5th August 2024 Fri, 9th August 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 12th August 2024 Fri, 16th August 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 19th August 2024 Fri, 23rd August 2024 Livingston £ 1,325
Mon, 9th September 2024 Fri, 13th September 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 16th September 2024 Fri, 20th September 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 7th October 2024 Fri, 11th October 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 14th October 2024 Fri, 18th October 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 4th November 2024 Fri, 8th November 2024 York £ 1,325
Mon, 11th November 2024 Fri, 15th November 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 18th November 2024 Fri, 22nd November 2024 Livingston £ 1,325
Mon, 16th December 2024 Fri, 20th December 2024 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 6th January 2025 Fri, 10th January 2025 York £ 1,325
Mon, 3rd February 2025 Fri, 7th February 2025 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 10th February 2025 Fri, 14th February 2025 Livingston £ 1,325
Mon, 3rd March 2025 Fri, 7th March 2025 York £ 1,325
Mon, 7th April 2025 Fri, 11th April 2025 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 12th May 2025 Fri, 16th May 2025 York £ 1,325
Mon, 2nd June 2025 Fri, 6th June 2025 Slough £ 1,325
Mon, 9th June 2025 Fri, 13th June 2025 Livingston £ 1,325

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Mechanical Engineering Physics & Principles
  • Outline Structure of UK Legislation
  • Valve Types & Their Application
  • Introduction to Various Pump Types
  • Valve & Pumps Practical Session
  • Drives, Gear & Bearings
  • Drive Alignment Practical Session
  • Refrigeration Principles
  • Refrigeration Practical Session
  • Introduction to Air Conditioning
  • Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Mechanical Measurement
  • Mechanical Measurement Practical
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Introduction to Boiler Plant
  • Safe Systems of Work & Isolation Methodology
  • Commissioning & Re-Instatement
  • Documentation
  • Review
  • Assessment(s)
  • Key aspects of UK legislation
  • Fundamental mechanical principles, including heat transfer, fuels and combustion
  • Pumps, systems and components including valve types and heat exchangers
  • Refrigeration and air conditioning systems
  • Pressure plant including steam
  • Hot water plant and water treatment
  • Compressed air plant and hydraulic systems
  • Plant operating procedures - start up and shut down
  • Fire protection and shutdown systems associated with mechanical installations
  • Maintenance strategies and procedures
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Everything you require for this course is provided
On successful completion, we recommend the following training courses to continue your learning path:
Mechanical to Electrical Conversion Authorised Person Mechanical and Pressure Systems
Course Training Team


Andy Cresswell

Mechanical Training Manager

Andy is a Mechanical Training Manager with over 36 years experience in the Mechanical Industry. He is a qualified mechanical engineer, and has worked within various Mechanical roles spanning over 23 years. Andy also has 13 years experience as a training consultant / assessor / internal verifier of which he is responsible for delivery, quality and course development across the following areas: Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, Handling of F-Gas substances as well as electrical / mechanical safe systems of work course areas. Andy also undertakes Legionella Management and Awareness training and has experience across various other disciplines such as Electrical Low Voltage and Electrical Installations and Renewable Technologies (Thermodynamics and Solar PV). Further to this Andy has also delivered training events overseas in Cyprus, Kenya, Belize, Qatar and Afghanistan.


Carl Davies

Senior Petroleum and Mechanical Training Consultant

Carl has over 30 years of experience of mechanical projects worldwide and has been training people for over 15 years. He spent over 26 years in the Royal Engineers, as a petroleum specialist, of which the last 6 years included training army staff.


Richard Heighton

Senior Mechanical Training Consultant

Richard Heighton is a senior training consultant who has over 30 years experience in the commercial and domestic plumbing, heating and renewables industry. He ran his own business in the trade for 9 years. He is a qualified Certificate in Education practitioner and has been teaching and assessing in the life-long learning sector for 10 years.

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