Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – SS1, SS2 & SS3 Curriculum; Scheme of Work; Assessment Tests
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ASSURE Educational Services has put-together the scheme of work on Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – SS1, SS2 and SS3 based on the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO. All the topics highlighted in the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO have been accommodated in our Scheme of Work.
End of term Assessment Tests in SS1, SS2 and SS3 alongside Overall Assessment Tests are available. Schools may adopt our scheme of work because of its simplicity and ease of monitoring of academic activities.
The Scheme of Work stated below is inexhaustible. Schools are encouraged to input weeks and periods of completion of topics in accordance with the academic calendar, number of students and available classes.
SS1 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 1st Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||1st Term||WORKSHOP SAFETY RULES AND REGULATIONS||1. Hazards in electrical workshop.||Causes of accidents, prevention of accidents and precautions to be taken.|
|2. Dangers in electrical workshop.||Dangers arising as a result of faulty equipment and tools, chemicals, water, poor joint and insulation strains and moving machines.|
|3. Precautions in handling electrical tools and materials.||Care and maintenance of electrical tools.|
|4. First-aid for electrical accidents.||Contents of first-aid box, treatment for cuts, burns and electrical shock. Procedures for first aid (e.g. removing casualty from contact with live wire and administering artificial respiration).|
|5. Statutory regulations.||Various statutory regulations (electricity supply regulations, factory acts and IEE regulations). Importance, aims and objectives of statutory regulations and applications of statutory regulations.|
SS1 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 2nd Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||2nd Term||ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION TOOLS, MATERIALS AND ACCESSORIES||1. Measuring, marking and striking tools.||Types and uses of measuring instruments. Types and uses of marking and striking tools.|
|2. Types and preparation of cables.||Types, sizes and preparation of cables. Types of armoured cables, reasons for armouring, parts of armoured cables, joints and terminations of armoured cables.
Types of data cables (e.g. computer cable, fibre optics and co-axial cable) and their uses.
Other types of cables (sheathed, screaned or H-type, gas pressured impregnated and MICC cables)
|3. Electrical accessories||Types of electrical accessories (switches, sockets,
lamp holders, ceiling roses, joint boxes, plugs etc.) and their uses. Regulations guiding their uses.
|4. Cells||Types of cells (primary and secondary), working
Principles of cells and construction of a simple cell.
SS1 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 3rd Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||3rd Term||WORKSHOP PRACTICE||1. Working drawing.||Draw and identify electrical BS symbols (switches, lamp holders, sockets, cooker control units etc.).|
|2. Generation, transmission and distribution systems.||Drawing and interpretation of circuit diagrams of generation, transmission and distribution systems. Wiring drawing and scale drawing of a living room|
|3. Surface wiring.||Materials for surface wiring (cables-1mm2, 1.5mm2, clips, nails etc.). Tools for surface wiring (hammers, screw drivers, pliers etc.). Factors affecting current rating of cables (e.g. types of conductors, ambient temperature and types of excess current protection). Wiring a point of light controlled from two independent positions.|
|4. Conduit wiring.||Explain conduit wiring, types (e.g. PVC, galvanized, surface and concealed), advantages and disadvantages. Identification and uses of conduit wiring. Procedures for conduit installation (piping, wiring and fitting). Types of conduit boxes and fittings (end box, angle, tee-4-way, 2-hole loop-in, junction box, knock-out box, couplers etc.). Tools for conduit wiring (bending spring, bending machine, hammer, chisel, hacksaw stove etc.). Materials for conduit wiring (union gum, conduit box, conduit pipes etc.)|
SS2 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 1st Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||1st Term||WORKSHOP PRACTICE||5. Illumination.||Concept of illumination. Factors affecting illumination. Definition of illumination, luminous flux and luminous intensity. Types of lamps. Mathematical calculation on illumination. Measurement of illumination using the photometer.|
|6. Soldering||Types of solders and fluxes. Operations and maintenance of blow-lamps. The use of pot and ladle in soldering cable of big sizes. Soldering of joints.
Types of conducting materials (e.g. copper, aluminum and silver) and their advantages and dis- advantages. Significance of heat transfer on conductors.
|7. Joints and termination of cables.||Tools and materials used in cable jointing; e.g. soldering bit, blow-lamp, solder, soldering iron, propane gas, pot and ladle, insulated wire and flux. Types of insulating materials (e.g. PVC rubber, paper, mica and bakelite). Types of joints (e.g. tee, married, twist, telescope and scarf). Preparation of cable for joints and terminations.|
|8. Installation||Preparation of cable for joints and terminations.
MICC cable, preparations of MICC cable for termination. Tools and materials used in MICC installation. Advantages and disadvantages of MICC. Simple surface and industrial installation. Types of bus-bar trunking, fabrication of ducts and trunking accessories. Requirements of IEE regulations on MICC, trunking and ducting.
SS2 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 2nd Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||2nd Term||WORKSHOP PRACTICE||9. Underground cable installation.||Types of cable for underground electrical installation work; e.g. sheathed, screened or H-type and gas pressured impregnated.
Trench preparation, laying of underground cables, tools and materials for underground cable installation. IEE regulations for underground cable installation.
|10. Overhead wire installation.||Tools, cables/wires and equipment used in overhead distribution/transmission. Types of insulation used for overhead distribution/transmission.
Types and uses of stay wires.
Drawing of lines and cross-arms. Joints and terminations and electrical continuity.
|11. Inspection and testing of domestic installation.||Types and sequence of test; e.g. polarity, insulation resistance, earthing and continuity of ring circuit. Importance of testing and inspection. Instruments for testing; e.g. Insulator resistance Tester (megger), bell set and ohmmeter.|
|12. D.C machines.||D.C motors and generators—types, identification, constructional features, operations and applications.|
|13. A.C machines||A.C motors and generators—types, identification, constructional features, operations and applications.
Differences between D.C and A.C motors; D.C and A.C generators.
|14. Installation of machines.||Types of enclosure and their applications. Selection of suitable starter for different motors; (e.g. star-delta, direct-on-line and auto transformer) and their principles of operations.
Test for correct rotation, short circuit and earth fault. Installation of AC and DC machines.
SS2 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 3rd Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||3rd Term||WORKSHOP PRACTICE||15. Tools and equipment for rewinding jobs.||Identification of tools and equipment for rewinding jobs; (hammers screwdrivers spanners, crimpings, winding machine, mallets etc.).|
|16. Winding drawing.||Drawing and interpretation of simple wave and lap windings. Application of simple wave and lap windings. Determination of coil span per pitch, per phase, per pole. Identification of the position of coil ends on commutator/slip rings for fixed brush on a winding diagram.|
|17. Rewinding of single phase electric motor.||Sizes of conductors and types of insulating materials used in winding.
Connection of winding coil using prepared data. Continuity and earthing test.
|18. Armature, commutator and slip rings.||Skimming of armature, slip rings and commutator- under-cutting. Effectiveness of commutators.|
SS3 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 1st Term Scheme of Work
|SS3||1st Term||PROTECTIVE DEVICES AND MAINTENANCE||1. Installation of protective devices.||Protective devices (fuses and circuit breakers—voltage and current operated). Working principles and application of fuses and circuit breakers. Regulation guiding installation of protective devices.|
|2. Maintenance of electrical equipment.||Types of maintenance (preventive and corrective). Procedures for machine and equipment maintenance. Grades of lubricants and their application. Constructional features of some electrical appliances (electric heater, boiler, pressing iron etc.).|
|3. Dismantling and assembling of machines.||Procedures for dismantling machines. Methods of collecting data from the name plate. Assembling of machine parts.|
|4. Repair of electrical machines, equipment and installation.||Causes of faults and breakdown. Signs and symptoms of faults and breakdown. Interpretation of circuit diagrams. Trouble shooting techniques (e.g. detection of bad bearing and other parts). Inspection and testing of machines (e.g. performance test).|
|ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION||Sources of fund and sourcing for fund for business takeoff. Proposal writing, budgeting and management of business outfit for small scale business. Government rules and regulations as they affect business registration.|
SS3 Electrical Installation and Maintenance Work – 2nd Term Scheme of Work – Practicals/Revision