Basic Electrical Principles

COURSE OBJECTIVES | ASSUMED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE | FUNDING INCENTIVES |
 

COURSE OUTLINE | MODE OF ASSESSMENT | CERTIFICATION | APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Course Objectives

This course introduces basic electrical principles to course participants. The course will be delivered through a combination of briefing & hands-on practical exercises.


Suitable for

Managers, Executives, Support Staff and Corporate Employees


Assumed Skills and Knowledge

No prior knowledge is required.


Funding Incentives

Nil


Course Outline

Topics covered include the following:

  • Electrical quantities & units.
  • Voltage and current.
  • Resistance & Ohm’s Law.
  • Power dissipation & Energy.
  • Simple circuit construction (using breadboard and wires).
  • Use of power supply unit and multi-meter in voltage and current measurement.
  • Reading resistor values and resistance measurement.
  • Series circuits & voltage division.
  • Parallel circuits & current division.
  • Series – parallel circuits.
  • Calculation and measurement of voltage across / current through a resistor in a series / parallel / series-parallel circuit.
  • Capacitors – structure and working principle.
  • Measurement of capacitance.
  • Use of capacitors in simple applications.
  • Demonstration of a servo motor operation.
  • Demonstration of a remote control operation.
  • Switches (mercury, push button, slide), diodes, transistors (as a switch), relays.
  • Use of switches in circuit construction.
  • Use of diodes / transistors / relays in simple applications.
  • Understanding of simple circuits constructed using switches, resistors, capacitors, diodes, transistors, relays etc.

Mode of Assessment

Nil


Certification

Certificate  of Attendance


 

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

Cheques
c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - [email protected]
All other Courses [email protected]

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:

Classroom

  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund

E-Learning

  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.

IMPORTANT DATES

Date of course:
To be confirmed
 

Registration Period:
Registration Closed
 

* Registration may be closed once seats are filled up

 


COURSE DETAILS

 

Duration: 20 hours over 2.5 days

 

Venue: Singapore Polytechnic


 
COURSE FEE

 $781.10 (inclusive of GST)
 

HOW TO APPLY

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