1 day course

The course provides electricians and electrical engineers with a focused awareness of IEE requirements relating to Earthing and Bonding of Low Voltage electrical installations.

It also aims to help Duty Holders comply with Regulation 8 of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989.

Course content

  • The role of Earthing and Bonding
  • Terminology
  • Automatic disconnection of supply
  • Protective devices
  • Earthing systems
  • Basic fault protection
  • Exposed and extraneous conductive parts
  • Protective bonding
  • Supplementary bonding
  • Maximum permitted disconnection times during earth faults
  • Additional protection
  • Suitable materials for protective conductors
  • Selecting suitably sized protective conductors
  • The general requirements to BS7671
  • Special locations of installations
  • Transformer and generator earthing (overview)
  • Principles of inspection and testing

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