Electrician Training Books

Introduction to Electrical Installation Work: City & Guilds Diploma in Electrotechnical Technology

A great introductory guide to electrical installation work, this guide provides students with all the key concepts and practical information that they will need to give them the very best chance of passing their course.This guide is clearly written and has a highly visual approach with full colour text, cartoons that will help to engage students and help in the learning process, to give them the very best chance of succeeding.

At the end of each chapter there are revision questions that you answer so you can check on your progress as you make your way through the guide. There are also video demos and online animations that will help you to see how theory is put into practice.

Throughout the book you will be given situations and problems that you may encounter in your day to day working life as an electrician. The guide has been designed to match with the 17th edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations and also the new City and Guilds 2357 Diploma in Electro technical technology.

This guide covers absolutely everything that students will be required to know in order to get them on the right road into the electrical installation industry and other related trades.

  • Clearly written, highly visual approach with cartoons
  • Revision questions
  • Video demos and online animations
  • Situations and problems in day to day working life of an electrician
  • Matches with the 17th edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations and City and Guilds 2357 Diploma in Electro technical Technology.

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Basic Electrical Installation Work

This guide covers everything students will be required to understand in order to successfully pass the first part of the new City and Guilds 2357 Diploma in electro technical technology. This guide fully matches with the 17th edition IEE Wiring Regulations. This latest edition has been completely updated to cover the “knowledge” section of the 2357 course.The guide is clearly written and is very accessible which in return will enhance learning. There is a chapter for each of the units to enable students to fully understand one chapter before moving on to the next.

At the end of each chapter are revision questions for students to answer these questions make sure that they fully understand what they have been learning and also to keep a check on how they’ve been doing letting them know if they are ready to move on to the next chapter or not.

Students are also provided with online animations and instructional videos, these will offer even more support and help with learning. The full colour pictures and diagrams all help to explain difficult concept to students and how to make them easier to understand. All definitions of electrical terms are highlighted providing easy and quick access to them.

If you’re an electrical installations student this is the guide for you.

  • Added online support and instructional videos
  • Full colour pictures and diagrams
  • Highlighted technical definitions
  • Revision questions
  • Chapter for each unit
  • Clearly written
  • Fully matches with the 17th edition IEE Wiring Regulations and City and Guilds 2357 Diploma

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Advanced Electrical Installation Work

If you’re an electrical installation student you must get this guide it will be your best friend on the road to success.Within this book is all the information that’s required to successfully pass the second part of the new City and Guilds 2357 Diploma in electro technical technology. This guide completely follows the 17th edition IEE Wiring Regulations and has been fully updated to cover the “performance” section of the 2357 course. This guide is clearly laid out to make learning easier and has a chapter for each of the units, this makes learning so much better for students because they can make sure they fully understand one chapter before continuing on to the following.

At the end of each chapter students will find revision questions that they answer, this helps them to check on how they are progressing ensuring that they are ready to move on to the next chapter or whether they should study more on the chapter they are currently studying.

Students are also provided with online animation and also instructional videos, these will help students get much more out of their studies.

Students will benefit from the full colour pictures and diagrams which are there to explain difficult concepts and how to make them easier to fully understand. The definitions of technical terms are highlighted throughout the book which provides quick and easy access.

  • Completely follows IEE Wiring Regulations and City and Guilds 2357 Diploma
  • Covers the “performance” section of the City and Guilds 2357 course
  • Chapter for each unit
  • Clearly laid out
  • Revision questions
  • Online animation and instructional videos
  • Colour pictures and diagrams
  • Highlighted definitions

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The Part P Doctor: Second Fix

An electrical manual to help navigate the world of domestic installation covering design, installation and inspection and testing. Also covers, in depth, the dreaded paperwork with step by step guide.Click for more info…

Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

This fantastic book will provide you with the answers to your questions regarding the basics of testing and inspection, along with the latest legal requirements which are given in clear references.You will learn about the tests that are required along with the description of them all, with clear step by step guidance thanks to real world colour photos.

The sample forms will show you how to verify the recorded test results also how certify them and how to fill in the information that will be required for documentation.

Also included in the book is very useful advice on the best ways to avoid and how to solve the common problems that you may face when you’re at work.
The books main focus is on the practical side of testing and inspection rather than just the regulations requirements.
The book is perfect for experienced electricians, students and for those working in allied industries working in domestic and industrial installations.
People who are on Part P competent person courses, City and Guilds 2330 level 3 courses and NVQ’s will find this book of great help. Anyone on apprenticeship programmes will also find this book very useful as it will help them prepare for their practical inspection and testing exam.

You will be provided with all the theory that is required in order to successfully pass the City and Guilds 2391 – 10 and 2392 – 10 certificate. The information given is clearly laid out making it easy understand in easy to remember language with sample questions and scenarios that you may face in the actual exam.

With Chris Kitchens knowledge of working for 45 years in the electrical industry you really couldn’t get any better guidance. Chris is an electrician installation lecturer at Central Sussex College and is also an examiner for the City and Guilds 2391 qualification. He has worked in the college environment and also on site for the last 12 years.

  • This book is completely up to date with the 17th edition IEE wiring regulations
  • Has fantastic step by step descriptions along with colour photos of each of the tests and explains clearly how to carry them out.
  • Will help you to pass your exams on City and Guilds 2391 – 10, 2392 – 10 and Part P courses.

17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations: Explained & Illustrated: Explained and Illustrated (IEE Wiring Regulations, 17th edition)

17th edition IEE wiring regulations: Explained and illustrated: Explained and illustrated (IEE Wiring regulations 17th edition)This is a very popular guide and focuses on some of the most common misconceptions in the application of the wiring regulations.

You will be provided with clear information regarding the parts of the regulations that require simplifying as well as the right procedure that should be followed while telling you what to avoid doing.

 

The areas that cause confusion and misinterpretation are clearly explained such as bonding and earthing, RCD’s, circuit design and protection. References are also included for all electrical contractors and those working in electrical installations.

This book will enable you to work safely and efficiently as well as answering queries quickly ensuring your work complies with all the latest wiring regulations.

 

The book matches to the syllabus of the City and Guilds certificate in the requirements for electrical installations (2382 – 10 and also 2382 – 20)

You will also be provided with sample exam questions as well as their answers making it an excellent revision guide.

Brian Scaddan is a consultant for and also an honorary member of City and Guilds, he has 35 years worth of experience and of course knowledge in training and further education, you really couldn’t ask for anyone better to guide you. Brian is now a director of Brian Scaddan Associates and a leading author on electrical installation and testing and inspection. He also runs PAT training courses for the City and Guilds 2377 exam.

  • Completely up to date with the 17th edition IEE wiring regulations and the City and Guilds 2382 syllabus.
  • Takes the advice from the Reg’s and simplifies it by explaining what they will mean to you in the work place.
  • You will be guided by an expert in his field and provided with colour photos, key information and exam samples.

Guide to the Wiring Regulations 2008: IEE Wiring Regulations

This book is absolutely essential for installation designers and installers. It has been over a decade since the IEE wiring regulations (BS7671) was last updated and restructured, and all changes will take effect in June 2008, this will be the 17th edition of the IEE wiring regulations.This guide is both accessible and authoritative and is the perfect guide to the 17th edition wiring regulations. It illustrates the changes that have been made and also provides real solutions to the many problems that may occur by providing practical interpretations.

It has been written and developed by the Electrical Contractors Association, so you can be rest assured that you will be given expert advice and knowledge on the subject, with clear explanations on the changes as well as full coverage of all the legal requirements.

You will be given extensive advice on circuit design, wiring systems, selection and erection and bonding and earthing, plus you will learn about the additional requirements of the standard for the protection against voltage disturbances and also implementation of measures against electromagnetic influences.

You will be provided with all the alterations to the testing and inspection requirements, as well as practical information regarding the new special locations that are included in the 17th edition. These will include shows and stands, exhibitions, floor and ceiling heating systems, photo voltaic power systems and mobile or transportable units.

The book includes highlights of the changes that have been made to the existing special locations that will include: swimming pools, bathrooms, agricultural and horticultural premises as well as camping and caravan parks.

This is an outstanding guide for everyone using the 17th edition IEE wiring regulations, especially electricians that may want a better understanding of all the theory behind the standard. Installation engineers, electrical technicians, apprentices and design engineers will all find this guide very helpful with their working life. Practitioners as well as trainees will also find this guide essential for understanding the changes that have been introduced in the 17th edition and the impact on these changes.

Testing Electrical Installations A practical guide for electricians

This is the must have book for students who are studying for their C and G 2330, 2381, 2400, NVQ levels 2 and 3 as well as domestic installer level 2 courses.Packed full of information giving a very detailed account on how you should carry out practical testing to BS7671.

Students will be provided with key topics that include:

  • Continuity of circuit protective conductors
  • Continuity of main and supplementary bonding
  • Insulation resistance
  • Earth loop impedance
  • Prospective short circuit current
  • Prospective earth fault current
  • Safe isolation
  • Health and safety when testing

Throughout the book you will be given clear and informative drawings and wiring diagrams that gives details of the practicalities on how you should test the fixed wiring within installations.

City and Guilds Exam Success: Inspection and Testing (IEE Wiring Regulations)

This is a fantastic new publication that has been created by City and Guilds in collaboration with the Institution of Engineering and Technology. It has been organised in such a way that makes it very easy to use and includes two full sample exam papers as well as the answers to them with comments.The book has been created to reinforce understanding and knowledge on the subject and enables candidates to prepare themselves for their actual exam.

City and Guilds is the top provider of vocational qualifications here in the UK and has over 500 awards across a wide range of trades, progressing from entry level right up to the very highest levels that professionals can achieve.

City and Guilds has more than 8,500 centres in 100 different countries. They are recognised by employers across the world in providing the qualifications that are required to get a job done to the highest of standards.

The book’s authors are Mark Coles and Jonathan Elliot and are both senior engineers with the Institution of engineering and technology.
They are both involved with the preparation regarding the IEE Wiring regulations and the guidance that is related to this.

If you buy this book you can be rest assured that you are studying with the very best in their industry with all the help and guidance you could ask for, a must for all candidates that are preparing for their exams and who are looking for help and guidance.

Exam Success IEE Wiring Regulations 2382-20

This is a new publication that has been brought to you by City and Guilds, which offers students the perfect way to practice for their exams, by focusing on helping candidates for their City and Guilds Level 3 certificate in the requirements for electrical installations.The exam is intended for those candidates that currently hold their 2381 certificate and need to be conversant with all the changes that have been made in the 17th edition of the “IEE Wiring Regulations”.

This publication offers expert advice on how to prepare for your exam as well as the structure and scope of the exam. You will be provided with two exam sample papers and the answers to them along with references that are relevant to the different sections of the “IEE Wiring Regulations”.

This guide will help you to prepare and practice for your exam and will reinforce all the knowledge that you have already gained.

As you probably already know City and Guilds are the UK’s top provider of vocational qualifications that offer more than 500 different awards, covering a wide variety of professions and industries, from entry level right up to the very highest of standards that are achievable.
They have more than 8,500 centres located in 100 countries across the world. Their qualifications are highly regarded by employers proving to them that candidates are highly skilled and meet with the highest of standards that are required to get a job done professionally.

Snags and Solutions – a Practical Guide to Everyday Electrical Problems: Updated to IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition

Product Description

Requirements for Electrical Installations: BS 7671:2008 Incorporating Amendment No 1: 2011: IET Wiring Regulations

The IET Wiring regulations to which all domestic and industrial wiring must conform to is the national standard. The 17th Edition Amendment No1 contains the extensive changes that have been created to align with European documents.With this publication you will be provided with information regarding the following:

  • Object
  • Fundamental principles and scope
  • Assessment of general characteristics
  • Definitions
  • Protection for safety
  • Selection and erection of the equipment
  • Inspection and testing
  • Special installations of locations

Electrician’s Guide to the Building Regulations: Part P

This guide will ensure that all domestic installers comply with Part P and also other building regulations that include:

  • Fire safety
  • Ventilation and conservation of energy

The guide is the second edition of this title and has been fully updated so that is covers the 17th edition of the IEE Wiring regulations and all its extensive changes. You will also be provided with a new chapter on Scotland’s requirements. The British standards references have also been updated.

You’ll find it very practical to use thanks to it being spiral bound and the full colour illustrations will make everything seem clearer, making things easier to digest. You also have a comprehensive index and simple standardised circuits.
A must have book if you’re a domestic installer.


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