Certificate in Electrical Principles

  • Certificate Electrical Principles
  • CW_ERELP_U (Carlow)
  • 15 credits
  • 6
  • 15 weeks part-time
  • TBC
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  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees
  • How to apply
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This module has been designed to enhance the understanding of the fundamentals of Direct Current and Alternating Current as applied to basic networks in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Installations.
It also provides a grounding in understanding final circuits in Electrical Installations and provides an introduction to Electricity Regulations in an Irish context.
The programme will, in addition provide a basic understanding of Electrical control circuits for Industrial Applications. The module will allow the learner to install basic final circuits in a controlled environment and perform tests as required on these circuits.
This programme is not an alternative to formal training as an Electrician.


DC Elementary Electrical Engineering
AC Elementary Electrical Engineering
AC Series Circuits
ETCI Rules
Basic Installation Circuits
Electric Shock & Earthing
Three Phase Motors & Control Circuits

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Lifelong Learning reserves the right to require applicants to attend for an interview to determine their suitability for the programme



How to Apply

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Contact us

Email: lll.cw@setu.ie