The Get Qualified series provides clear and concise guidance for people looking to work within the electrical industry. This book outlines why the inspection and testing of electrical installations is important, and what qualifications are required in order to test, inspect and certify. All you need to know about the subject of inspection is covered in detail, making this book the ideal guide for those who are new to the subject and experienced professionals alike. There are also sections on exam preparation, revision exercises and sample questions.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: What is Inspection and Testing?
Chapter 3: Who can carry out Inspection and Testing?
Chapter 4: What are my Training Options?
Chapter 5: Inspection and Testing Safety
Chapter 6: Safe Isolation
Chapter 7: Information Required for Inspection and Testing
Chapter 8: The Difference Between Initial Verification and Periodic Inspection and Testing
Chapter 9: Inspecting an Electrical Installation
Chapter 10: Testing an Electrical Installation
Chapter 11: Testing the Continuity of Conductors (Regulation 612.2)
Chapter 12: Testing Insulation Resistance (Regulation 612.3)
Chapter 13: Testing Polarity (Regulation 612.6)
Chapter 14: Testing Earth Electrode Resistance (Regulation 612.7)
Chapter 15: Protection by Automatic Disconnection of Supply (Regulation 612.8)
Chapter 16: Testing Earth Fault Loop Impedance (612.9)
Chapter 17: Testing Additional Protection (612.10)
Chapter 18: Testing Prospective Fault Current (612.11)
Chapter 19: Check of Phase Sequence (612.12)
Chapter 20: Functional Testing (612.13)
Chapter 21: Verification of Voltage Drop (612.14)
Chapter 22: Inspection and Testing Certification
Chapter 23: Good examination practice and revision
Chapter 24: Sample examination questions
Kevin Smith is a highly experienced Electrical Trainer, who in 2006 started his own electrical training company which led him to deliver training courses for companies large and small throughout the UK. Since 2008 he has personally taught the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations to over 1000 electricians. Kevin is currently the Training Manager for Seaward, a Large UK based manufacturer of electrical test equipment. He is the author of Get Qualified: Portable Appliance Testing also published with Routledge.