Engineering essentials

Electrical schematics

This practical course gives you an appreciation of electrical schematics and develops your knowledge and understanding to be able to interpret basic electrical symbols and diagrams.

1 day

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Members: £495 + VAT
Non-members: £595 + VAT
£100 off when booked with Electrical principles

Course Location & Date
Electrical schematics
£495.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£595.00 Plus vat


This practical course gives you an appreciation of electrical schematics and develops your knowledge and understanding to be able to interpret basic electrical symbols and diagrams.

You will build on the strong foundation of knowledge achieved through attendance of the Electrical Principles for Engineers course, and you will leave with the knowledge to be able to converse with electrical engineers and technicians in relation to electrical schematics.

Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for engineers and non-engineers at all levels.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:  

• Interpret basic block diagrams, layout diagrams and electrical drawings
• Identify key symbols used in typical electrical engineering diagrams
• Identify selected components and understand how they function within that particular circuit
• Understand the techniques used in the layout of a typical set of electrical drawings
• Effectively converse on electrical schematics with electrical personnel
• Develop your own understanding of electrical diagrams in your work environment
• Understand the basic concepts of electrical engineering 
Contributes 7 CPD hours

Key topics

    • Review of basic electrical fundamentals and components
    • Electrical schematics
    • Typical electrical symbols to BS EN 60617
    • Example drawings and layouts

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: C and E

  1. Responsibility, management or leadership - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Provide Technical and commercial leadership’
  2. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Electrical schematics.

  • Martin Luckett

    Martin Luckett

    Martin has 14 years of experience in training and consulting and has extensive knowledge of project managing bespoke leadership development, innovation, change and process improvement programmes across a broad range of industry sectors.

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At a glance

  • Duration:
    1 day
  • Location:
    Coventry, London
  • CPD Hours:
  • Accredited:
  • UK-Spec:
    C, E

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Available dates for Electrical schematics

1 day course

04 Jul 2019
19 Sep 2019 10% discount available until 19 July

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