Electrical to Mechanical Conversion (EMC)

£1,140 + VAT
5 Days
YorkSlough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Accredited 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.

Key Learning Areas
  • 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

Course Schedule
Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Introduction
  • Mechanical Engineering Physics & Principles
  • Outline Structure of UK Legislation
  • Valve Types & Their Application
Two
  • Introduction to Various Pump Types
  • Valve & Pumps Practical Session
  • Drives, Gear & Bearings
  • Drive Alignment Practical Session
Three
  • Refrigeration Principles
  • Refrigeration Practical Session
  • Introduction to Air Conditioning
  • Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines
  • Compressed Air Systems
Four
  • Mechanical Measurement
  • Mechanical Measurement Practical
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Introduction to Boiler Plant
  • Safe Systems of Work & Isolation Methodology
Five
  • Commissioning & Re-Instatement
  • Documentation
  • Review
  • Assessment(s)

Course Training Team

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Andy Cresswell

Mechanical Training Manager

Andy has 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.

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Upcoming Course Dates
York
Monday, 29th April 2019
End date: Friday, 3rd May 2019
York
Monday, 24th June 2019
End date: Friday, 28th June 2019
Slough
Monday, 8th July 2019
End date: Friday, 12th July 2019
York
Monday, 15th July 2019
End date: Friday, 19th July 2019
Slough
Monday, 5th August 2019
End date: Friday, 9th August 2019

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