Electrical Three (Pertaining to Air Conditioning and Refrigeration)
NQF Level 3
AC7, AC8; FA3, FA8
All candidates must have completed the Technology 1, Electrical 1, Technology 2 and ElectrIcal 2 Courses. (Technology 1 + Electrical 1 + Technology 2 + Electrical 2 = Electrical 3)
This course represents the advanced three phase electrical aspects of the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required by all persons wishing to work in the air conditioning and/or the refrigeration fields.
This course is an electrical course specifically developed for persons in the air conditioning and / or refrigeration industry. This course covers the three phase aspects of electrical knowledge and skills needed by persons working in the air conditioning and refrigeration industry. The course has a full theory and practical component in our accredited workshop.
Upon successful completion of this course the student will have the electrical understanding and the practical skills (competencies) needed on the worksite.
Focusing on three phase circuit diagrams, controls, three phase electrical systems applicable to air conditioning and refrigeration systems, construction of three phase circuits, three phase panel layout and wiring, testing and wiring of three phase motors, and starters including direct online, star delta, part wind, variable speed drives, components, conductors and accessories, and the electrical maintenance aspects applicable. Three phase fault finding.
Example of Skills:
Complete wiring of a refrigeration system (3phase), power and control circuits of 3phase motors and starters, isolation procedures, wiring of air conditioning components, wiring and setup of the variable speed drive, 3phase motor testing, maintenance procedures, fault finding, 3phase wiring diagrams (control and power circuits)