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Electrical Engineering for Building Services per BS & NEC

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Electrical Engineering for Building Services per BS & NEC


Electrical Engineering for Building Services per BS & NEC 

This certificate program introduces the full range of Electrical Building Services topics from the fundaments to Power System Design, Wiring Accessories, Cable Management system, Lighting Systems, Earthing& Lightning Protection, Fire Alarm Systems, CCTV Systems, and Access Control Systems etc. Each topic is presented so as to demonstrate the “real world“ impact of design decisions on resulting system performance. Numerous examples of actual designs are presented. (See the “Course Outline” section for details of topics).



Electrical Engineers / Designers / Draftsmen / Technicians responsible for design, drafting, installation, estimation and maintenance of electrical systems for Building & Facilities.

MEP Engineers/Managers including mechanical, electrical & instrumentation engineers who wish to understand/supervise Electro-Mechanical projects.

Electrical Engineers who are at the entry level or junior level or senior level, who wish to streamline or enhance their existing knowledge and people of other fields who aspire to make a career in Electrical Engineering for Building Services.



Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to

The fundaments of Electrical Power Systems

Electrical Codes & Standards

Power System components- Circuit Breakers/ Transformers/ Capacitor banks etc.

Switchgears & Panel Boards

Power Cables & Applications

Cable Management System- Conduits/ Trunking/ Cable Trays/ Duct Banks/ Trenches etc.

Lighting Systems & Applications

Earthing& Lightning Protection Systems

Low Currents- FAS, CCTV, Access Control, Telephone, TV etc.

Design Calculations

Prepare Design, Shop & As- built Drawings



  • Introduction

  • Wiring Accessories

  • Circuits

  • Wires & Cables

  • Cable Management System

  • Power System Design

  • Lighting System

  • Earthing& Lightning Protection System

  • Electrical Design Calculation

  • Low Current/ ELV systems (Concept Design)

  • Electrical Drawings

  • Project Management

  • Electrical Software



Module -1) Introduction

Scope of Electrical Engineers in Modern Construction Industry

Basic Electrical Terms- Definitions, Glossary, Units, Abbreviations

Electrical Codes & Standards - BS, NEC, IEE, IEEE, NFPA, IEC etc

Generation, Transmission & Distribution of Electricity

Basic Electrical Formulae

Module -2) Wiring Accessories 

Switches & Sockets ( Types and Applications )

Spur, Fused Connection Units, Cooker Units etc.

Mounting Boxes

Isolators & Disconnect Switches

Standard Mounting Heights of Accessories

Module -3) Circuits

One Way Switch, Two Way Switch, Intermediate Switch Wirings

Final Circuits – Lighting & Power Wiring Diagrams

Radial & Ring Circuits

Distribution Boards (DB) 

Module -4) Wires & Cables

Wires & Cables ( Types and Applications)




Armoured Cables

Selection of Cables

Module -5) Cable Management System

Conduit System & Layout

Cable Trunking System

Cable Tray, Ladder Systems

Underground Cables (Directly Buried)

Duct Banks & Cable Trenches

Bus Duct & Bus Bar Risers

Module -6) Power System Design

Fuses (Types & Selection)

Circuit Breakers (Types & Selection)


Panel Boards – Final DB, SMDB, MDB

Motor Control Center (MCC) - Electric Motors & Starters

Coordination with HVAC, Plumbing, Fire Fighting, Lift Systems like Chillers, AHU,FCU, Water & Drainage Pumps, Fire Fighting Pumps etc

Capacitor Banks - Power Factor Improvement

Switchgear- Forms of Panels


UPS/ Inverter

Standby Diesel Generators ( ATS & Changeover Switch )

IP Protection

Module -7) Lighting System

Lighting Fixtures ( Types & Applications )

Lighting Design- Illumination Lux Levels

Emergency & Exit Lighting System

Module -8) Earthing& Lightning Protection System

Earthing Systems ( Types, Methods & Installation )

Lightning Protection Systems

Module -9) Electrical Design Calculation

Circuit Breaker Sizing, Selection & Calculation

RCD/ ELCB Sizing & Selection

Branch & Main Feeder Cable Sizing, Selection & Calculation

Earthing Cable Sizing & Selection

Total Connected Load (TCL) & Max. or Peak Demand Calculation based on

Diversity Factors

Load Distribution Schedules & Load Balancing– Final DB, SMDB, MCC, MDB

Cable Tray Sizing

Transformer Sizing Calculations

Standby Generator Sizing Calculations

Capacitor Bank Calculations

Lighting Illumination Calculations

UPS sizing Calculations

Voltage Drop Calculations

Short Circuit Calculations

Module -10) Low Current/ ELV systems (Concept Design)

Fire Alarm & Detection System

Closed Circuit Television System (CCTV)

Access Control System

Public Address (PA), Back Ground Music (BGM) System

Satellite and Master Antenna Television System (SMATV)

Communication Systems- Telephone, Data, Structured Cabling System

Module -11) Electrical Drawings

Preparation of Lighting Layouts ( Design, Shop Drawings & As Build Drawings)

Preparation of Power Layouts ( Design, Shop Drawings & As Build Drawings)

Preparation of Single Line Diagrams (SLD) or Power Riser Diagrams & Schematic Diagrams

Preparation of Cable Tray/ Cable Routing Layouts

Preparation of Electrical General Installation Details & Sections

Module -12) Project Management

Project Estimation, Testing & Commissioning, Planning, Procurement Process, Tendering, BOQ etc

Module -13) Electrical Software

Dialux – Lighting Calculation.