Industrial Electricians: install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, and repair industrial electrical equipment, associated electrical and electronic controls, and hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. They work in industrial, manufacturing, and power plants, often as permanent employees.
The 442A is currently a voluntary qualification, typically applied in Commercial and Industrial facilities where a Ministry Qualified Industrial Electrician provides the Code required maintenance of the facilities' electrical systems.
•select and use hand and power tools
•install, maintain, and repair wiring systems
•select and use test and measuring equipment
•read, interpret, and revise schematic drawings and documentation
•install, maintain, and repair lighting systems
•install, maintain, and troubleshoot power distribution systems
•select, install, and maintain batteries and battery chargers
•install, maintain, and troubleshoot control systems
•install, maintain, and troubleshoot rotating equipment
•install, maintain, and troubleshoot motor drive systems
•install, maintain, and troubleshoot microprocessor-based systems
Description of the exam ：
The Certificate of Qualification exam is a written exam with multiple-choice questions. These questions test your practical knowledge of workplace procedures and tasks. You are allowed four hours to complete the exam.
Industrial electricians are skilled workers who can perform a wide range of tasks including: lay out, assemble, install, repair, maintain, connect or test electrical fixtures, apparatus, control equipment and wiring for electrical systems; plan installations from blueprints, sketches and specifications and install all electronic devices; systematically diagnose faults in electrical and electronic systems and equipment, and repair or replace electrical and electronic components; measure, cut, thread, bend, assemble and install conduits and other electrical conductor enclosures; splice and terminate electrical conductors, and test electrical and electronic equipment for proper function.
This program prepares you to service residential and industrial electrical systems and provides you with a knowledge of a wide-range of subjects within the electrical system discipline. You will be able to use electrical equipment in troubleshooting and design basic electrical systems.
Industrial electricians install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. They are employed by electrical contractors and maintenance departments of factories, plants, mines, and other industrial establishments.
They are employed by electrical contractors and maintenance departments of factories, plants, mines, shipyards and other industrial establishments.
Industrial electricians perform some or all of the following duties:
•Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
•Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
•Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
•Maintain, repair, install and test switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators and reactors
•Maintain, repair, test and install electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems
•Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
•Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records
•May install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.
•Electronic Controls 1
•Electronic Controls 2
•Electronic Controls 3
•Low Voltage Distributaries System
•Industrial instrument & Devices
•Microprocessor Based Systems
•Individual/Group Motor Calculations
•Wiring methods, Electronics AC/DC motor Theory and Control
•Power Distribution/Generating Systems
•Conductors and Ampacity Calculations
•Over Current Protection, Transformers
•Basic Electricity and Electrical Safety