The Fundamentals of Electrical Installation Booth Camp (Domestic) programme is designed as a “Do It Yourself” programme which allows participants to develop a broad range of skills and knowledge required to undertake simple electrical installation and repair tasks at home, in a safe and secure manner. The course will also better prepare participants to deal with external contractors working in their home.
This course is practical and competency based with the provision of all underpinning knowledge where students will be assessed after every practical module. It promises to be very intense.
Who Should Attend?
Persons desirous of learning about electrical installation with little or no experience
Persons who supervise contractors
Persons interested in becoming an electrician
Tradesmen who have not previously undertaken this type of work
Persons who would like to "try their hand" at something different
The "Do it yourselfers" (DIY)
Persons looking to progress to a higher level electrical qualification
Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:
Understand basic electrical theory
Understand how electricity is produced, distributed and enters the residential property
Understand electrical safety
Understand electrical house wiring codes
Learn proper techniques in the wiring of basic electrical devices in the home e.g. switches, sockets etc.
Understand electrical loading of a residential building
Electrical theory basics
Electrical generation and distribution
Point of entry
Domestic electrical building codes
Wiring of simple circuits
Wiring of sockets outlets all types
Electrical hazards and safety
Conduit bending and installation
Closed toe shoes (flat)
Clear safety glasses
No sleeveless clothing
One flat head screw driver
One Phillips head screw driver
One 8" electrical pliers
Exams and Assessments
The program is competency based where the majority of time will be devoted to practical work. Students, with the support of the lecturer, will be required to complete practical assignments on a weekly basis. For weekly challenges, students may be required to work individually or in teams to solve an electrical based problem.
At the end of the program candidates will have a written exam and a final practical assignment.
The course is offered on weekdays (2 days per week) and on Saturdays.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
9:00 am to 4:00pm
11th April 2017
30th May 2017
3rd June 2017
22nd July 2017
8th August 2017
27th September 2017
7th October 2017
25th November 2017
The Facilitator: Mr. Rohit Seedath
Rohit Seedath has over six (6) years practical experience in the electrical installation field. He is also a licensed electrician and is a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Electrician's Association (TTEA).
He is the holder of a BASc in Process Engineering, a Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology (EEET), a Diploma in Safety Management, Policies and Procedures from the Institute of Commercial Management and is currently pursuing a BASc in Utilities Engineering - Electrical Option at the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT).
Mr Rohit is also a certified CVQ Assessor who has over nine (9) years teaching experience in electrical installation (both domestic and industrial) at various institutions, including MIC-IT, COSTAATT, Ministry of Community Development and the Ministry of Education - Secondary.
Programme Manager (Vocational Education)
Mr. Rama Mathura