ELECTRICIAN DOMESTIC
Name of Sector ELECTRICAL Name of Module Electrician Domestic
Minimum Age 18 Years Duration of Course 6 Months
ADU Code ELE701

Degree in Electrical Engineering with one year Experience

(OR)

Diploma in Electrical Engineering with two year Experience

(OR)

NTC/ NAC in Electrical Trade Group with three years of Experience



BASIC ELECTRICAL

1. State what is an accident, the probable causes and safe attitude.

2. Rescue a person who is in contact with a live wire

3. Understand the general safety of Tools and Equipments.

4. Describe electricity, conductor, insulator, voltage, current, resistance, P.D., and interrelation between Voltage, Current, and Resistance etc.

5. Connect volt meter, watt meter, ammeter, energy meter, multimeter, materials in simple electric circuits and measure the units.

6. Do various connections like series, parallel etc.

7. Explain the difference between AC & DC

8. Describe the purpose of Earthing and Types of Earthing

HOME APPLIANCES

9. Observe the safety precautions while working

10. Test line cord for continuity with test lamp/multimeter.

11. Prepare a heating element for a heater as required specification.

12. Replace the old element for heater, kettle, non –automatic electronic iron, room heaters etc., with a new one

13. Dismantle and reassemble an electric iron, heater, kettle, room heater, toaster, hair dr yer, mixie etc.

14. Install a ceiling fan and the regulator

HOUSE WIRING

15. Observe the safety precautions while working

16. List of necessary hand tools and their uses.

17. Cater and maintenance of wiring tools

18. Draw and describe simple electrical circuits.

19. Understand the different system of wiring used for domestic installation.

20. Understand the necessity of good earthing in an electrical installation.

21. Do the domestic installation testing before energizing a domestic installation

EC & CFL ASSEMBLY

22. Observe the safety precautions while working

23. Tell the resistance valve by seeing the colour coded resister and verify with the multimeter

24. List the names of the Electronic components used in the circuit.

25. Insert the components as per layout of PCB.

26. Solder the components.

27 Taking the input and output leads.

28. Test the assembled circuit.

BATTERY MAINTENANCE

29. Observe the safety precautions while working

30. Preparation of electrolyte

31. Preparation of cells and arrangements of cells

32. Assembling of battery

33. Charging / recharging of battery

34. Care and preventive maintenance of battery



Underpinning Knowledge (Theory) Practical Competencies
    Safety Practices
  • Fires in electrical Circuits & Precautions
  • Fire Extinguishers & its Types
  • General Safety of Tools &equipment
  • Rescue of person who is in contact with live wire
  • Treat a person for electric shock/ injury


  • Fire Fighting
  • Safely handling Tools &Equipment
  • Use of proper Tools &equipment& its maintenance
  • Rescue of person who is in contact with live wire
  • Treat a person for electric shock/ injury
    Introduction to Electricity
  • Concept of basic Electricity, Single phase & three phase circuits
  • Electrical terms like Voltage, Currents, Resistance, Impedance & power factor


  • Simple electrical Connections using resistance, voltmeter, ammeter & multimeter.
  • Practice on simple three phase circuit
    Introduction to Electronics
  • Familiarization with electronic components like Capacitor, Choke coil, Diode, Transistor, Thyristor


  • Using electronic components in basic Electrical circuits
  • Electronic choke & CFL assembly
    Symbols, Diagram & Rules
  • Studies of diagram & Symbols used in basic Electrical Circuits, Wiring & installations.
  • Colour Code of carbon Resistors
  • IE rules for General Electricity


  • Identifying accessories/ symbols as per symbols
  • Making plan of wiring and marking light, power and other points accordingly.
  • Practicing the colour coded resistor value, verifying with multimeter.
    Simple electrical Circuits
  • Series & Parallel Circuits
  • Direct current & Polarity testing
  • Alternating Current & identifying phase neutral and earth terminals
  • Interpret the components as per circuits and laying components on PCB
  • Testing of assembled PCB


  • Connecting number of lamps in series and parallel circuits
  • Testing DC supply polarity
  • Identifying phase, neutral and earthing in three phase supply.
  • Laying components as per layout & soldering on PCB
  • Trouble shooting of assembled circuit
    Earthing
  • Concept of earthing, purpose & types
  • Pipe earthing & Plate earthing
  • Earthing of domestic installation


  • Carry out pipe earthing & plate earthing
  • Carry out domestic installation testing for earthing
    House wiring & its concepts
  • Conductors, Insulators & its types
  • Crimping & Crimping Tools, Soldering
  • Joints in Electrical Conductor
  • Concept of gauge of wire, conductor material & its current carrying capacity
  • Determination of Fuse size according to the load of circuit and its location
  • Study of different components used in house wiring.
  • Use of Megger & Test lamps in fault location
  • Energy meter installation
  • Concept of different types of switchgears used in general Electrical installations.


  • Skinning different types of cable ends
  • Making various joints like twist joint, married joint, Tee joint in stranded conductors
  • Prepare T.W. Board for fixing Flush type accessories
  • Make the wiring layout for a bedroom with light, fan & Power points
  • Carryout the wiring such as cleat, conduit, PVC casing and capping & concealed as per layout.
  • Assembly & installation of single & twin fluorescent lamp, Use of two way switches.
  • Wiring in two way or three way systems as prescribed and makes electrical connections through plugs and switches to different points.
  • Determine the number of lamps to be connected in series for particular supply voltage for making decorative serial lamp
  • Erection of switch boards & fixing of switch box casings cleats, conduit ceiling roses, switches etc.
  • Testing of electrical installations &equipment and locating faults using Megger, Test lamps & its removal.
  • Prepare & mount Energy meter board
  • Dismantling and assembling of switchgears in simple electrical installations
    Home Appliances and its Repair
  • Voltage and Power requirement of all kinds of home appliances
  • Basic construction and assembly of electric iron, heater and fan
  • Basic construction and assembly of mixer, grinder, blender and OTG
  • Basic construction and electrical parts of washing machine, microwave oven, refrigerator and dish washer
  • Repair and service technique of home appliances


  • Clean lubricate and replace bearing of ceiling fan
  • Test and replace capacitor and regulator of ceiling fan
  • Check and repair oscillator mechanism of table fan
  • Check and replace thermostat of electric iron and geyser
  • Dismantle and reassemble mixer and grinder
  • Check and replace thermostat and relay of refrigerator
  • Check water pump, timer and switches of washing machine
  • Check the internal connections and identify the fault in microwave oven
    Battery Maintenance
  • Types/rating of batteries and their application in inverter and UPS
  • Construction and parts of lead acid/ maintenance free battery. Specific gravity of battery
  • Process of discharging and recharging of battery
  • Battery chargers and precaution to be taken while charging


  • Preparation of electrolyte
  • Preparation of cells and their arrangement
  • Prepare terminals by using anti corrosive agent
  • Check specific gravity of lead acid battery
  • Check and note change in specific gravity while charging the battery