ELECTRICIAN INDUSTRIAL
Name of Sector Electrical Name of Module Electrician Industrial
Minimum Age 18 Years Duration of Course 12 Months
ADU Code IEL701

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



Perform Industrial wiring and panel wiring and its maintenance

Maintenance and operation of the single and 3 phase motor with different types of starter and its maintenance.

To connect step down and step up transformer and its testing.

Identify the cable sizes and perform cable jointing

Check the condition and maintenance of lead acid battery

Operation and day to day routine maintenance of DG Sets.

Earth resistance testing and maintenance.



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


  • Fire Fighting and use of fire extinguishers
  • 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
  • Measurement of Electrical quantities like Voltage, Currents, Resistance, Impedance, power factor and energy.


  • Simple electrical Connections using resistance, voltmeter, ammeter & multimeter etc.
  • Practice on simple single phase and three phase circuit
    Basic Tools and Accessories
  • Knowledge of tools required for-marking, punching, cutting, drilling, filing, stripping, crimping, socketing and fixing glands & screws etc.
  • Knowledge of Measuring tools, wire gauges etc.
  • Classification / identification of the electrical equipments cables, wires and electrical accessories used in industry.


  • Identification, usage of hand tools.
  • Maintenance of hand tools& usage of various Measuring instruments.
  • Knowledge of series and parallel circuit.
    Symbols, Diagram & Rules
  • Studies of diagram & Symbols used in basic Electrical Circuits, Wiring & installations.
  • Different types of wires & conductors, Load carrying capacity.
  • Knowledge of different electrical wiring- residential, industrial and O.H. Lines.
  • IE rules for General Electricity.
  • Practice and working on cable lay out and different circuits
  • Marking the position of different accessories and its connection.


  • Identifying accessories/ symbols as per symbols.
  • Uses of fuses, MCB & its selection.
  • Practice on wiring diagram.
  • Making plan of wiring accordingly.
    Earthing
  • Concept of earthing, purpose & types
  • Pipe earthing & Plate earthing


  • Carry out pipe earthing & plate earthing
  • Carry out testing and maintenance of earth resistance.
    Industrial 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
  • Knowledge of Different types of cables, its uses and identification.
  • As per IE rules choice of cable. Selection of cables as per given parameters.
  • Use of Megger & Test lamps in fault location
  • Types of faults and method of fault findings.
  • Energy saving concept.
  • 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
  • Checking & testing of Electrical wiring as per drawing. Fault finding and preventive maintenance, trouble shooting.
  • Dismantling and assembling of switchgears in simple electrical installations.
  • Practice on glanding of cables, lying of cables and different type of cable jointing.
  • Practice on different types of cable trays bending 45º and 90º
    Control Panel Wiring concept
  • Knowledge of Cable Binding Strap & Buttons, Nylon Cable Ties, Sleeves, Lugs, Ferrules, Gromats & clips, Self adhesive gaskets, PVC Cable Channels, PVS steel wire pipe, terminal connectors, Toggle switch and terminal strip, rotary switch, CAM switch, Crimping tools, Hooter & Tower light, C.T., fuse base & link. Connectors, Indicator Lights, Push Buttons.
  • Control and power circuits, Contactors, Overload relays, Moulded Case Circuits Breakers, Motor Protection Relays, Motor Protection Circuit Breakers etc.


  • Wire bending practice –Bending eyelets, stripping, crimping and connecting sockets. Stripping of wires & cables.
  • Crimping practice. Practice on crimping thimbles, Lugs.
  • Building Contactor control circuits -Pushbutton operation, Logic building using NC /NO controls.
  • Practice layout for assembly of various wiring accessories
    Industrial Motors and controls
  • Knowledge of motors & types & their Construction.
  • Working principle of Single phase motor & 3 phase induction motor.
  • Difference between squirrel cage and slip ring induction motors.
  • Knowledge of circuit diagram of motors & transformer.
  • Introduction to AC Drive and connection, configuration and parameterization.


  • Practice on motor star, delta connection. Connect star delta and DOL starter and a three phase motor.
  • Starting method of slip ring induction motor
  • Practice on control circuits of motors: - using on off switch locally and remote control.
  • Demonstration on controlling of Speed, direction and their measurements.
  • Application of single phase preventer
  • Three phase Induction motor control using Drive
    Transformer connection and its concepts
  • Basic principle of transformer, Identification of its different parts, types of transformers, protections used for transformers,.
  • Break Down Voltage test.
  • Knowledge of various preventive and breakdown maintenance work to be performed on motors and transformers


  • Tracing primary and secondary winding of transformer practice on parallel operation of transformer & Polarity test.
  • Connection of Step-down transformer, 3 phase transformer in a given load.
  • Testing dielectric strength of transformer oil, and its insulation.
    DG Set and Accessories
  • Knowledge of Function of DG sets different parts.
  • Knowledge of Parts of lead acid battery.
  • Knowledge of maintenance of lead acid battery.
  • Preventive maintenance of various parts of DG sets and routinely cleaning of filters etc


  • Practice on starting method of DG Sets.
  • Change of lubricant, coolant.
  • Working on DG Set panel and its protection.
  • Practice on identification of different parts of lead acid battery.
  • Checking of its electrolyte.
  • Charging practice of lead acid battery and its testing.