Electrical Engineering

Back Up Systems

Duration:  3 days
Per Delegate:  £870.00

Practical Content


Theoretical Content


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Key Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of back-up electrical systems including installation, inspection and maintenance as per the requirements of the, BS EN and IEC standards.
  • Understanding of the different types of back-up systems including UPS, Battery and Generator set ups.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities for both duty holder and employees for maintenance purposes in alignment with regulations.

Course Content

  • Definitions and terms
  • Topologies
  • BS7671: Requirements for Electrical Installations - IET Wiring Regulations
  • EN/IEC standards for back-up systems
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Documentation, Labelling, Isolation, Cable Types, Inspections, Maintenance


Delegates will undertake a multiple-choice examination paper to demonstrate they have achieved the key learning outcomes detailed above.

PPE Requirements

Safety footwear, coveralls, safety glasses and gloves.

Further Information

This is a classroom based course with practical training exercises underpinning knowledge gained

Target Audience
Target Audience

Personnel with electrical & instrumentation background within industry who require an understanding of generator battery & UPS back-up systems.


City & Guilds 9841 Certificate.

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