Electricity for Plumbers Manual



This manual is to be used in conjunction with the BPEC Electricity for Plumbers Course.

The course is designed for individuals who work on central heating electrical control systems, to help them work safely and to comply with the appropriate Standards.

The training manual contains the following sections:

  • Basic electrical principles and theory
  • Electrical supply and distribution
  • Legislation and Regulations
  • Treatment for electric shock
  • Basic domestic electrical installation theory:
    – Domestic circuits
    – Earthing and Earth Continuity
    – Earthing and Bonding
    – Types of domestic electrical earthing system
    – Safety requirements when working on electrical systems
    – Identifying electrical equipment
    – Secure Isolation
    – Electrical materials and basic fixing components
  • Common electrical components used in domestic heating and hot water systems
  • How central heating system wiring and components come together
  • Fault finding


Delivery of this manual within the UK is included in the price.

Standard UK delivery is 1-5 working days. Orders of 20+ manuals make take longer so please order in plenty of time for your course.

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