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CIRCUIT PROTECTION

AMENDMENT 2 CIRCUIT PROTECTION

Amendment 2 to the 18th Edition of BS 7671 brought about new and potentially confusing changes to the rules on circuit protection. Join us as we clear the mists of confusion surrounding AFDDs, SPDs and RCDs.
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CONSUMER UNIT CIRCUIT PROTECTION

At the heart of every electrical installation lays a consumer unit providing circuit protection and in the CPD we look at some of the fine details and fininshing touches that relate to this all important part of an electrician's work day.
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MCB CIRCUIT PROTECTION

MCBs have been the standard choice of circuit protection for decades, but over this period some misconceptions and myths have arrived. We take it back to basics and cover their operation, their application and how they connect to disconnection times and Zs values.
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RCD TYPES

There's been an increased stringency in the use of RCDs in recent years. Alongside we've seen an increased use of loads that affect them adversely. In this CPD we explain why this happens, how an RCD works and the types of RCD we should be installing.
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BS7671: SURGE PROTECTION

Unravel some of the mystery surrounding surge protection by looking at the regulations and how they should be applied. We'll answer the all-important question, "Do I need to install surge protection for this project?"
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18th EDITION CIRCUIT PROTECTION

In this CPD module we consider the 18th edition of the regulations and how it relates to circuit protection. We'll look at occasions RCD protection is required, the use of fire rated enclosures and also the still misunderstood length of meter tails.
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ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION

SAFE ISOLATION PART 2

Which locking off device should I use? Can I isolate using a switch? How do I keep myself and others safe when working on a three phase electrical system? These questions and more answered in this second free training module on safe isolation.
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TORQUE SETTINGS

Making electrical connections to the correct torque setting has been a talking point for electricians for some time now. In this free training package we take a deep dive into the subject including an answer to the question: Do I need to use a torque screwdriver as an electrician?
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SAFE ISOLATION PART 1

Electricity is dangerous, for that reason safe isolation is something every electrician should know. In this free training package we take you through the basic principles of how to carry out a safe isolation procedure.
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EV CHARGE POINTS

Electric vehicles are the future of transport and it's up to electricians to keep them running. In this training package we clear up some of the confusion surrounding the installation of electric vehicle charge points and help you keep your installations safe and compliant.
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SMART SYSTEMS

Smart lighting and home automation is one of the biggest growth areas in the electrical industry. It can be a bit daunting to start installing with limited prior knowledge, so this free training package will help you to understand the basics.
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IP & IK RATINGS

Electrical installations can take a battering. It's part of the job of an electrician to make sure that the equipment installed is suitable for the environment. This learning package will help you to understand how IP & IK ratings relate to stopping moisture, solids or impact from damaging your installation.
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WIRING ACCESSORIES

How familiar are you with regulations that relate to socket outlets? In this CPD module we look at regulations from BS 7671. We also explain elements from the building regulations and guidance from the NHBC.
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CONNECTIONS AND CONNECTORS

To make connections is to be an electrician. Sprung connectors are fast becoming the go to choice for quick and easy installations, but what do you need to know in order to stay compliant with regulations? This CPD will fill you in.
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BS7671: CARAVAN SITES

The electrical supply to static and touring caravan hookups attracts special attention within BS7671:2018. In this timely CPD we help you get up to speed with the essential requirements.
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ATEX INSTALLATIONS

Explosion rated electrical installations are an absolutely critical area of the industry and one that is essential to get right. In this CPD we give an overview and introduction to this important subject.
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BS761: INDUSTRIAL SOCKETS

Socket outlets complying with BS EN 60309 can be used in various tough environments. In this CPD we'll be looking at the requirements of BS 7671for outlets in some of these areas.
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BUILDING REGULATIONS

FIRE RATED CEILINGS

New guidance from the NHBC has led to an overhaul in our understanding of fire-rated ceilings. As we install downlights into ceilings, electricians need to be fully aware of the rules and how it affects our installations. Take this CPD to update your knowledge and stay compliant.
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EXTRACTION & VENTILATION

Extraction and ventilation is an overlooked area of building services but one that is becoming more important to electricians. In this CPD we look at some of the common pitfalls surrounding extraction as well as some best practice hints and tips.
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PART L  DOMESTIC

How do you make sure your domestic lighting installations comply with building regulations? Is there a minimum value for efficacy? How do changes in lighting technology affect this? Find the answers to this and many other questions in this CPD on Part L of the Building Regs.
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PART L  NON-DOMESTIC

The use of lighting controls can be used to improve the efficiency of a lighting system. Carry out this CPD module to see how the Interact Pro system from Signify can take you beyond the base requirements in Part L to create a truly efficient lighting installation.
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ELECTRICIANS' QUESTIONS

WE'VE GOT ANSWERS: Every week we delve in to the wiring regulations and beyond to help eFIXX viewers.
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WIRE FERRULES

Improving reliability of electrical connections. Using a ferrule can speed up electrical installations and ensure consistency across connections.
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HOME NETWORKING

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LED STRIP

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