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EDA Insight modules: The Principles of Electricity Quiz

The EDA’s Product Knowledge Modules help businesses like yours create cross-selling and up-selling opportunities by building knowledge and confidence.

These training modules have won a Princess Royal Training Award so you can be assured of their value.

Introduction to the Principles of Electricity is one of 12 training courses in the programme and offers the knowledge that underpins the other 11 modules in this EDA series.

E-learning option

All the EDA training modules are now available in a digital format via the EDA Academy, an e-learning portal.

Introduction to the Principles of Electricity training module covers:

  • Introducing electricity
  • Direct current and alternating current
  • Electrical safety
  • Ratings and markings of electrical equipment
  • Introduction to low-voltage electrical installations
  • Electricity and the environment
  • Qualifications and accreditations for electrical installation work

Years of knowledge to give your team a commercial edge

City & Guilds accredited, this training programme harnesses decades of combined expertise from product experts at EDA manufacturers and allied trade associations to create an accessible and practical training opportunity for you and your team.

Test your knowledge

Have a go at this quiz sampled from the Introduction to the Principles of Electricity module. Then check your answers below. If the results show that you need to boost your team’s know-how, talk to the EDA today.

 Q1: What do we call a substance that helps prevent electricity flowing?

Q2: How can we reduce the amount of electricity we use?

Q3: Give three examples of renewable generation.

Q4: What colours are used for identifying conductors in single-phase circuits?

Q5: How does an incandescent lamp generate light?

Q6: What does this symbol mean on a product?

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Q1: Insulator

  • Smart metering can help us monitor and hopefully reduce energy usage
  • We can fit low-energy lamps when older lamps fail
  • We can buy low-energy replacement product

Q3: Solar energy. Wind power. Tidal and wave power.
Q4: Phase (or Line) – Brown
Neutral – Blue
Earth – Green and Yellow
Q5: The filament heats up when electric current flows, until it glows and emits light
Q6: It uses Class II (double or reinforced) insulation for protection against electric shock.

How did you do?

Full marks: Well done!

3 – 5 out of 6: Not bad. Could the EDA training help you to fill in any gaps in your knowledge and help you progress in your career?

Less than 3: The EDA Product Knowledge Programme could be just what you need to boost sales.

Watch the video and download the Course Directory

There’s plenty of information online at www.eda.org.uk including video and downloadable Course Directory, giving you a summary of what’s covered in each of the 12 training modules. The EDA team is ready to help. Call 020 3141 7350 or email training@eda.org.uk or click here

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