Basic electrical awareness

Two half-day workshop

CIEH Member: £180
Affiliate member: £280
Non-member: £280

How do I pay? Please click the book now button to complete the online booking. If your local authority does not allow credit card payments, please speak to our contact centre on 020 7827 5800 or email [email protected].

Available dates:
4 and 5 June


This workshop provides an insight into the fundamentals that electricians apply when completing the Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR). It will help you understand and question the validity and technical ability of persons submitting the report. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020
  • Get the opportunity to work with: consumer units; bypassed meters; earthing arrangements; circuit breakers; Residual Current Devices (RCD’s); ring main; lights; and surge protection
  • Complete an EICR and test sheets information - assessing a full circuit being completed for a ring main and understanding what passes and which results fail.
  • Recognise and apply the electrical requirements for a safe property.

Who should attend:

The course will be of interest for those who have little awareness of this topic and need to know the basics, including:

  • Technical and Environmental Health Officers
  • Environmental Protection Officers
  • Housing Officers
  • Licensing Officers
  • Trading Standards
  • Health and Safety Officers

CPD: 6 hours

Ian Halton

Ian Halton, National Technical Manager, Sabre Guarding Ltd

With over 20 years of experience in the electrical trade, Ian Halton is an established voice within the industry. Through his role as Business Relationship Director at NAPIT (from 2010-2019) Ian has been responsible for educating Local Authorities across the country on the latest electrical issues. Since leaving NAPIT, Ian has continued to work with the CIEH, RNLA and Local Authorities.  Prior to working for NAPIT, Ian spent 9 years in the installation sector, with this knowledge now informing his current work with Local Authorities. In his spare time Ian enjoys golf, running and squash.




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