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EDA Insight: Wiring Devices and Controls module quiz

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

Wiring Devices and Controls is one of 12 training courses in the programme. The EDA modules are completely flexible and can be studied in any order or combination. You choose only the training your team needs.

E-learning option

From early 2023, Wiring Devices is one of the first modules to also be available in digital format instead of a printed textbook. The digital learning option is a complete e-learning experience with videos and interactive content. The EDA team is happy to talk you through your options and can give you a demonstration of the new e-learning platform.

Professional know-how to drive sales

 Improving your team’s technical know-how through the EDA’s training could unlock additional revenue for your business. Wiring Devices and Controls provides training in:

  • Introduction to wiring devices and controls
  • Switches
  • Styles, mounting arrangements and backboxes for wall-mounted socket-outlets and switches and associated products
  • Plugs and socket-outlets
  • Fixed wiring to free wiring connection devices
  • Modular wiring accessories
  • Other overhead lighting accessories
  • Ancillaries
  • Smart controls

Test your knowledge

Have a go at this quiz sampled from the Wiring Devices and Controls 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 is the lowest IP rating for industrial plugs and socket-outlets?

Q2: What is the most common type of lamp cap for general service lighting in the UK?

Q3: You are asked for a dimmer switch for LED lamps. What do you need to ask?

Q4: What can be supplied to enable a double-socket to be fitted to a single-gang flush-mounting backbox?

Q5: What are the common ratings of BS 1362 (UK plug and connection unit) fuses?

Q6: What appliances or equipment might use an unfused connection unit?

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.

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Q1: IP44

Q2: B22

Q3: Is the lamp and/or transformer suitable for dimming? What type of dimmer is recommended by the manufacturer of the lamp and/or the transformer (leading edge or trailing edge)?

Q4: Conversion pattress.

Q5: 3 A (red), 5 A (black), 7 A (black), and 13 A (brown).

Q6: Cooker, immersion heater.

Watch the video and download the Course Directory

There’s plenty of information online at www.eda.org.uk including videos and a 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

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