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Industrial Electrical Systems –  QQI Award (Minor) Level 6


The Industrial Electrical Systems course offered by TECHNOTRAINING leads to the QQI Level 6 6N5377 Minor award. It is one of eight modules needed to complete the 6M5154 Maintenance Skills Technology major award.

Programme Description

The course develops the skills required by industrial maintenance  technicians to safely diagnose and repair faults in electrically controlled production equipment. Learners must first understand the correct operation of electric circuits and electrical components and then by navigating schematics, using good logical thinking and skillful test strategies, they will be able to narrow to the root cause It enables maintenance staff to be effective in the use of preventative and corrective maintenance and service strategies when working on modern production systems and components. We offer a uniquely the practical course focused on replicating real-life production issues to create
optimum skills transfer to job performance. 

We can customize this course for clients incorporating application-specific drawings.

Who should attend?

The course is ideally suited to industrial maintenance personnel who would like to increase their electrical troubleshooting skills. The course is for anyone who has a need to work with electrical systems in their workplace. It is geared towards non-electrical staff to enable them to carry out repairs and replacements safely, but electrically trained personnel will also find opportunities to add to their troubleshooting skills.

Correct diagnosis of electrical systems faults saves time and money in the long run.

Effective troubleshooters add great value to the organization they work for. Learning to work safely with electrical equipment is central to the course and qualification means that you have demonstrated your competence as required by Health and Safety legislation.

This internationally recognized qualification will present opportunities to work in diverse areas within the manufacturing environment carrying out the diagnosing and repair/replacement of components.

Upcoming Public Dates

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Contact us for an In-Company training – [email protected]


W8 Centre, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim




Full Price € 1,550 / Industry 4.0 Skillnet Price €1,085 

price might vary depending on location – make sure to check with us.


5 Days


To enable maintenance staff to be effective in the use of preventative and corrective maintenance strategies when working on modern industrial electrical systems and components. At the end of the Industrial Electrical Systems course the participants will be able to:

  • Test electrical systems to narrow down a problem area.
  • List electrical hazards when testing live systems and list ways to minimize hazards.
  • Use electrical schematics to navigate a system effectively.
  • Set up and troubleshoot a range of automation sensors.
  • Carry out LOTO procedures correctly.
  • Describe the operating principle of fuses, MCBs, and RCDs. Competently use multi-meters and grip-on to test systems .
  • Test 3-phase motor circuits controlled by contactors and overloads.
  • Demonstrate how to troubleshoot a range of common faults on work-based technology.
  • Test and fault find electrical actuators including 3-phase motors, solenoids, and coils, DC motors.

Course Delivery

  • The course is delivered over 5 or 6 instructor led days. There are self directed hours to be completed before the course starts, between course days and before exams.
  • Course days are blocked out over 3 weeks to enable sufficient time for self directed learning.
  • Small groups ensure individual attention and pace can be adjusted to learner needs
  • Highly qualified and experienced trainers.
  • Desktop training kits, 1 per person. Kits include electrical components, Fuses, Power supplies, Switches, Reed Switches, Sensors, Solenoids, Transformers, Relays, Contactors
  • Courseware includes quizzes and interactive learning materials and workbooks for practical exercises and revision
  • Troubleshooting simulation software for additional practise and interactive learning
  • Students will need a laptop or tablet to complete the course. Technotraining may be able to provide a laptop for the duration of the course, depending on availability

Learner Profile

A learner seeking entry to this Level 6 program does not need a previous formal qualification but should have relevant work or life experience to have reached the standards of knowledge, skill, and competence associated with Level 5 of the National Framework of Qualifications.

Learners would typically be working in a manufacturing environment and are members of the equipment maintenance team. Learners must have some experience working with electrical components and they should be familiar with using a multimeter to troubleshoot, in order to to complete the course in 5 days.

Competence in written and spoken English is essential. International students whose first language is not English are required to have an appropriate score in an approved examination in the English language. We accept an IELTS test score of 6. We also accept IELTS equivalents such as TOELF score 60-78 and Cambridge exam level B2.


QQI Assessment

  • Examination 1. 40% of overall mark       
  • Examination 2. 30% of overall mark
  • Skills Demonstration based on reading drawings, building and troubleshooting circuits. 30% of overall mark
  • The pass mark for all assessments is 50%

QQI Accreditation and Progression

  • 6N5377 QQI Level 6 Minor award in Industrial Electrical Systems
  • This Award is one component required for the Major Award 6M5154 Maintenance Skills Technology.

Contact Details:
Paul Quinn, Network Manager
T: +353 (0)71 9317 485 / E: [email protected]

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