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Assistant Electrician – Curriculum/Syllabus

Author:megha|April 4th, 2019

This course encompasses 7 out of 7 National Occupational Standards (NOS) of “Assistant Electrician”              Qualification Pack issued by “Construction Skill Development Council of India”.

 

 

Sr.
No.
Module Key Learning Outcomes Equipment Required
1 Introduction to the
job role – (Lecture/
description by
concerned trainer)

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
16:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
00:00

Corresponding
NOS Code

Role description/ functions of the job role
• Expected personal attributes from the job role
• Brief description about course content, mode of learning and duration of course
• Future possible progression and career development provisions on completion of the course
• Electrical principles like ohm’s law, ampere’s law, electromagnetic field and its effects
• principle of electrical current flow, fundamental terms like resistance, temperature, c/s of conductor and their relations
• basic concept LV of single phase and three phase connections and their uses as per electrical voltage load
• basic concept of AC and DC current generation
• introduction to series, parallel and combination circuits
• How to read and interpret wiring diagrams with basic symbols, manufacturer’s guidelines, electrical specifications to determine use of power tools, electrical devices, measuring devices etc.
infrastructural requirements
1. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
2. Blackboard
3. LCD monitor 32’’
4. Laptop
2 Select and use
hand, power tools
and electrical
devices relevant to
construction
electrical works

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
15:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
36:00

Corresponding
NOS Code
CON/N0602

Theory: –
• Type of electrical hand and power tools
pliers, crimping tools, electrical drill
machines, cutting machines etc. and their
applications such as cutting, drilling,
stripping and splicing wires etc.
• Type of electrical measuring tools and devices such as voltage tester, earth tester, mutimeter, digital ammeter etc. and their respective use to trace out malfunctions in electrical circuits/ connections like power interruption/ continuity, power leakage,
earth leakage
• Type of electrical devices like starters, relays and circuit breakers, their power ratings, working principles and use in circuits
• How to read and interpret wiring symbols, SLDs, manufacturer’s guidelines, electrical specifications to determine use of power tools, electrical devices, measuring devices etc.• Knowledge about features of switches, fuses, resistors and various circuit protecting devices and their use in electrical circuits and connections
• Knowledge about basic principle of electrical current flow, fundamental terms like voltage, resistance, temperature, cross section of conductors their units, relations and method of measurement using
relevant measuring tools and their influence electrical circuits
• Knowledge about ampere’s law, Ohm’s law, electromagnetic field and their factual relation with electrical tests
• How to maintain/ store electrical tools and devices
Demonstration/ Practical: –
• Selection and use of hand and power tools for tightening electrical fixtures, electrical termination at power outlets
• Selection of electrical devices such as starters, circuit breakers for installing them to circuits as per power rating
• Selection of PPEs for general and electrical safety
• Use of measuring instruments and hand/ power tools for measuring, cutting, bending, threading conduits/ cables
• Use of wire stripping and joining tools to strip, joining/ splicing tools
• Use of electrical devices to carry out basic inspections on electrical circuits like checking voltage, current flow, voltage
drop, leakage through conductor etc.
• Maintain/ upkeep electrical tools, devices post using as per manufacturer’s guidelines
Hand Tools
5. Pliers
6. Screw Drivers (set)
7. Crimping tools
8. Wire strippers
9. Neon tester
Measuring devices
10. Ammeter
11. Voltmeter
12. Wattmeter
13. Ohmmeter
14. Digital Multimeter
15. Megger
16. Tong tester
Measuring Instruments
17. Measuring tape
18. Spirit level
19. Marking tools
Power tools 20. Drilling machine
21. Cutting machine
22. Chasing machine
Materials and fixtures
23. Electrical distribution
board
24. Electrical socket (set)
25. Tungsten bulb/ CFL/FSL
bulb
26. Halogen lamp
27. wall socket
28. Simple switchboard
29. Mains breaker switch
30. Earth Leakage Circuit
Breaker (ELCB)
31. Miniature Circuit Breaker
(MCB)
PPEs & Safety Equipment
32. Helmet
33. Face shield
34. Safety goggles
35. Safety shoes
36. Safety belt
37. Insulated rubber gloves
38. Ear plugs
39. Particle masks
40. Reflective jackets
41. Safety message boards
42. Fire extinguishers
43. Sand buckets
infrastructural requirements
44. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
45. Blackboard
46. LCD monitor 32’’
47. Laptop
3 Install temporary
lighting
arrangement at
construction sites

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
20:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
64:00

Corresponding
NOS Code
CON/N0603

Theory: –
• Safety norms applicable in construction sites and electrical works and use of specific PPEs
• Types of cables based on insulation, phase and their use as per power rating
• Types of conduits and fixtures such as switches, sockets, their selection method and respective uses in electrical works
• Types of safety equipment commonly used for protection of LV wiring circuits and their area of application• Standard/ safe practice of cable laying at construction sites such as through underground conduits, through poles
• Types of lights units, their wattage and respective use in construction sites
• Standard practices of fixing lights and their respective accessories such as ground clearance to be maintained, selection of location avoiding external
damaging effects etc.
• Joining of cable in ‘straight through joint’ method
• Method of electrical termination at power outlets using appropriate fixtures
• Type of faults associated with lighting arrangements
• Standard procedure of shifting and installing lights and its accessories among different work locations
• Type of tests to be undertaken in lighting units and its accessories such as voltage test, leakage test, power interruption/ continuity test etc.
• Methods of trace out short circuits, power
interruptions/ continuity using appropriate electrical devices
• standard conditions for storing and stacking electrical units, materials, fixtures, tools and devices
• safe procedure of erection and dismantling of temporary scaffolding, ladders or working platforms
Demonstration/ Practical: –
• Demonstrate and understand the principles of resistance
• Explain series and parallel circuits
• Visual checking to be carried out to electrical fixtures and materials related to lighting units to ascertain their usability
as per specified acceptance criteria
• Reading of electrical wiring symbols for single and three phase circuits, specifications to obtain required
information for a given electrical circuit
• Reading of electrical and general safety norms and guidelines and its implementation in electrical works
• Assessment of risk involved in installation of lighting arrangements and its accessories at construction sites
• Selection of cables, lights and electrical fixtures depending upon electrical load requirement
• Selection of PPEs for general and electrical safety
• Use of hand and power tools to fix cables,
light units and its accessories
• Practice of cable laying using conduits, casings and its necessity at construction sites
• Joining of cable in ‘straight through joint’ method and use of PVC insulation tapes at broken insulation, joints as per applicability
• Determination of live/ dead electrical circuits by using appropriate tools and devices
• Determination of voltage, current at power outlets by using appropriate tools and devices
• Method of tagging electrical cables, underground electrical conduits by standard method
• Determination of power rating of electrical fixtures to be used for repairing to the electrical arrangement
• Repairing of electrical lighting arrangements by undertaking tests, replacement of electrical fixtures/
materials
• Methods of trace out short circuits, power interruptions/ continuity using appropriate electrical devices
• Electrical principles like ohm’s law, ampere’s law, electromagnetic field and its effects
Consumables: –
1. Single phase electrical cables
of standard wire gauges
2. Conduits/ casings
3. Electrical diagram (consisting
only basic wiring symbols)
4. PVC insulation tape
Measuring devices
5. Digital Multimeter
6. Tong tester
7. Megger
Hand tools: –8. Pliers
9. Screw Drivers (set)
10. Crimping tools
11. Wire strippers
12. Neon tester
Materials and fixtures
13. Lighting units
(Bulbs, Halogen sets etc.)
14. Lighting fixtures (holders,
buckets, clamps, brackets
etc.)
15. Circuit Breakers (MCB)
16. Power source
17. Sockets
18. Switches
PPEs & safety equipment’s
19. Helmet
20. Safety shoes
21. Safety belt
22. Insulated rubber gloves
23. Ear plugs
24. Reflective jackets
25. Safety message boards
26. Fire extinguishers
27. Sand buckets
infrastructural requirements
28. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
29. Blackboard
30. LCD monitor 32’’
31. Laptop 
4 Install LV electrical
wiring at
permanent
structures

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
20:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
80:00

Corresponding
NOS Code
CON/N0604

Theory: –
• Safety norms applicable in construction sites and electrical works and use of specific PPEs
• Type of electrical hazards associated with domestic wiring work, consequence of faulty/ improper wiring works and standard safety control measures
• Types of safety equipment commonly used for protection of domestic wiring circuits and their area of application
• Type of electrical materials and fixtures such as conduits, raceways, brackets etc., used for domestic wiring works and their required acceptance criteria for using
• Standard conduit laying and fixing procedure through brick and concrete structures
• Standard practices of cable/ wire laying through conduits and tests to be done to ensure there is no breakage/ leakage from the wire
• Concept of electrical earthing procedure in domestic wiring and its importance
• Material, tools and equipment used for electrical earthing works
• Concept of test to be performed in domestic electrical wiring works using appropriate measuring devices
Demonstration/ Practical: –
• Visual checking to be carried out to electrical fixtures and materials related to domestic wiring such as conduits, raceways, wires to ascertain their usability as per specified acceptance criteria
• Use of measuring instruments and cutting tools such as measuring tapes, markers, cutters to cut and bend conduits
• Use of hand and power tools for cutting drilling works for proper fixing of conduits and raceways
• Laying electrical wires through conduits and raceways
• Selection and use general and electrical safety gearsPractice electrical tests like voltage drop, continuity of current flow and resistance in insulations
• Practice handling and storing electrical fixtures and materials used for domestic wiring
• practice of placing electrical earthing pipes and plates in to the ground
• Select and use PPEs as per electrical work requirement
Consumables: –
1. Single phase electrical
cables of standard wire
gauges
2. Conduits/ casings/ raceways
3. Electrical diagram (consisting
only basic wiring symbols)
4. PVC insulation tape
Measuring devices
5. Digital Multimeter
6. Tong tester
7. Megger
Hand tools: –
8. Pliers
9. Screw Drivers (set)
10. Crimping tools
11. Wire strippers
12. Neon tester
13. Hacksaw
Power Tools: –
14. Cutting machine
15. Drill machine
Measuring Instruments: –
16. Measuring tapes
17. Markers
Materials and fixtures
18. Electrical earthing pole
19. GI earthing wires
PPEs & safety equipment’s
20. Helmet
21. Safety shoes
22. Safety belt
23. Insulated rubber gloves
24. Ear plugs
25. Reflective jackets
26. Safety message boards
27. Fire extinguishers
28. Sand buckets
infrastructural requirements
29. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
30. Blackboard
31. LCD monitor 32’’
32. Laptop
5 Assemble, install
and maintain
temporary LV
electrical panels
(distribution
boards) at
construction site

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
24:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
70:00

Corresponding
NOS Code
CON/N0605

Theory: –
• Concept of safety norms applicable in construction sites and electrical works and use of specific PPEs
• Concept of electrical earthing procedure
in temporary panels and its importance
• Specification and details of material, tools and equipment used for electrical earthing works
• Safety norms applicable in construction sites and electrical works and use of specific PPEs
• Types of conduits and fixtures such as switches, sockets, MCBs, wire their selection method based upon power rating and respective uses in electrical
works
• Method of connection temporary panel/Distribution boards (DB) with main power outlet
• Selection and use of general and electrical PPEs
• Method of electrical termination at power outlets using appropriate fixtures
• Type of faults associated with temporary electrical panels/ DBs and its accessories
• Standard procedure of shifting and installing DBs among different work locations
• Type of tests to be undertaken in temporary panels/ DBs and its accessories such as voltage test, leakage test, power interruption/ continuity test etc.
• Methods of trace out short circuits, power
interruptions/ continuity using appropriate electrical devices
• standard conditions for storing and
stacking electrical units, materials,
fixtures, tools and devices
Demonstration/ Practical: –
• Visual checking to be carried out to electrical fixtures and materials such as cabinet/ frame, switches, sockets, circuit breakers, wires to be used for assembling temporary panel/ distribution board (DB) to ascertain their usability as per specified
acceptance criteria
• Selection and use of general and electrical safety gears
• Determining power rating of fixtures to be used in panel/ DB
• Installing electrical fixtures such as switches, sockets etc. to the panel/ DB as per their provision
• Carry out connection electrical fixtures by wires within the panel/DB
• Selection of cable- single/ three phase for connecting the panel to the main power source
• Practice of electrical earthing of panel/DB
• Connecting panel/ DB to main power source Method of termination at power source
• Practice of electrical tests to be carried out to inspect proper function of panel/DB using appropriate devices
• Repairing and replacement of faulty parts with respect to technical specification and power rating of the same
• Preparation of reports, documents regarding repairing/ maintenance at specified formats
Consumables: –
1. Single phase electrical
cables of standard wire
gauges (assorted)
2. Temporary power
switchboards (PVC/
Wooden)
3. Electrical diagram
(consisting only basic
wiring symbols)
4. PVC insulation tape
Measuring devices
5. Digital Multimeter
6. Tong tester
7. Megger
Hand tools: –
8. Pliers
9. Screw Drivers (set)
10. Crimping tools
11. Wire strippers
12. Neon tester
13. Hacksaw
Power Tools: –
14. Cutting Machine
15. Drill machine
Measuring Instruments: –
16. Measuring tapes
17. Markers
Materials and fixtures
18. Power sockets
19. Power switches
20. MCBs
21. Plugs & tops
22. Fuses
23. Screws and nuts
24. Electrical earthing pole25. GI earthing wires
PPEs & safety equipment’s
26. Helmet
27. Safety shoes
28. Safety belt
29. Insulated rubber gloves
30. Ear plugs
31. Reflective jackets
32. Safety message boards
33. Fire extinguishers
34. Sand buckets
infrastructural requirements
35. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
36. Blackboard
37. LCD monitor 32’’
38. Laptop
6 Work effectively in
a team to deliver
desired results at
the workplace

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
06:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
10:00

Corresponding
NOS Code
CON/N8001

Theory: –
• Method of oral and written communication skills with co-workers, trade seniors while handling and carrying out visual checks on materials, electrical fixtures, lights, tools and devices
• Reading and interpretation of electrical works formats, permits, protocols, checklists
• How to interpret scope of electrical activities, material/ tools handling by adhering to instructions or consulting with seniors
• Method of providing instruction to subordinates or reporting to seniors clearly and promptly
• Seek necessary support and complete assigned tasks within stipulated time duration
• Keep good relation and maintain well behavior with co-workers
Demonstration/ Practical: –
• The skills will be developed and practiced while carrying out following trade related activities in a predictable and familiar working condition
• Selection of materials, tools or devices for defined purpose under
• Handling electrical material, fixtures and device
• Carrying out conduit laying and cable laying
• Carrying out assembling of temporary panel/ distribution board
• Undertaking electrical tests by using measuring devices
• Selection and handing over of desired/appropriate tools/ materials while assisting trade senior
infrastructural requirements
1. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
2. Blackboard
3. LCD monitor 32’’
4. Laptop
7 Plan and organize
work to meet
expected outcomes

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
05:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
10:00

Corresponding
NOS Code
CON/N8002

Theory: –
• To plan electrical activities within defined scope of work
• Basic concept of productivity, sequence of working and implementation of safety and organizational norms while working
• Upkeep, storing and stacking methods of tools, materials used for domain specific works
• Requisition of resources, reporting for requirement of resources orally and in written to concerned authority
Demonstration/ Practical: –• The skills will be developed and practiced while carrying out following trade related activities in a predictable and familiar working condition
• Selection of materials, tools or devices for defined purpose in an optimum manner
• Handling electrical tools, material, fixtures and device
• Prioritize all works/ activities
• Planning conduit laying and cable laying as per scope
• Carrying out assembling of temporary panel/ distribution board
• Optimum use of resources while performing task
• Adherence to stipulated timelines
• for completion of electrical
• activities/ tasks
infrastructural requirements
5. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
6. Blackboard
7. LCD monitor 32’’
8. Laptop
8 Work according to
personal health,
safety and
environment
protocol at
construction site

 

 

Theory Duration
(hh:mm)
08:00

Practical Duration
(hh:mm)
16:00

Corresponding
NOS Code
CON/N9001

Theory:
• Types of hazards involved in construction sites
• Types of hazards involved in electrical works
• Emergency safety control measures and actions to be taken under emergency situation
• Concept of:
-First Aid process
-Use of fire extinguisher
-Classification of fires and fire extinguisher
-Safety drills
-Types and use of PPEs as per general and electrical safety norms
• Reporting procedure to the concerned authority in emergency situations
• Standard procedure of handling, storing and stacking material, electrical fixtures and accessories
• What is safe disposal of waste, type of waste and their disposal
• Type of electrical protective devices, their power ratings and area of application
• basic ergonomic principles as per applicabilityDemonstration/ Practical: –
• The skills will be developed and practiced while carrying out following trade related activities in a predictable and familiar working condition.
• Selection of PPEs and use them appropriately as per working need of electrical operations, handling, storing, stacking and shifting of electrical fixtures,
light units, tools and devices
• Selection of PPEs and use them appropriately as per working need of cutting conduit, drilling in walls,
termination at the main power source
• Analysis of hazards involved to electrical circuits/ connections by external effects and taking necessary steps or informing to seniors
• Identification of locations, situations/circumstances, malpractices which can be hazardous for general or electrical works
• Selection of fire extinguisher based on classification of fire, standard practice of storing & stacking firefighting equipment/ materials at work locations
• Disposal of waste materials as per their nature and effects on weather
PPEs & safety equipment’s
9. Helmet
10. Safety shoes
11. Safety belt
12. Insulated rubber gloves
13. Ear plugs
14. Reflective jackets
15. Safety message boards
16. Fire extinguishers
17. Sand buckets
infrastructural requirements
18. Classroom having sitting
capacity of 30 trainees
19. Blackboard
20. LCD monitor 32’’
21. Laptop
Total Duration:

Theory Duration
114:00

Practical Duration
286:00

Unique Equipment Required:
screw drivers (set), wire cutters, Crimping tools, wire strippers, pliers, neon tester, hammers, hacksaws, chisels, spanners (set), wrenches, measuring tape, spirit level, plumb-bob, mason’s line, ammeter, voltmeter, wattmeter, ohmmeter, digital multimeter, megger, tong tester, drilling machine, hand cutting machine,power source, source of water, electrical diagram (consisting only basic wiring symbols), electrical distribution board, electrical socket (set), tungsten bulb/ cfl/fsl bulb, halogen lamp, simple switchboard, mains breaker switch, earth leakage circuit breaker (elcb), miniature circuit breaker (mcb), cables, wires,sockets, switches, conduits (flexible and rigid), raceways, screws, nuts & bolts,lighting fixtures (holders, buckets, clamps, brackets etc.), PVC insulation tape,helmet, safety shoes, safety belt, cotton hand gloves, insulated rubber gloves,goggles, reflective jackets, safety message boards, fire extinguishers, sand buckets, message board displaying do’s and don’ts at construction sites, aluminum/ GI ladder, classroom having sitting capacity of 30 trainees, blackboard, LCD monitor 32’’, Laptop

 

 

Grand Total Course Duration: 400 Hours 00 Minutes
(This syllabus/ curriculum has been approved by Construction Skill Development Council of India)

 

 

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