Emergency Lighting Service Provider Training - EL3

Course Title: 

1-day Emergency Lighting Service Provider (SP) Training  

Course Reference:  

PCCE_EL3 Issue 2: 1st November 2020 

Course Outline:  

Provide Emergency Lighting (EML) Service Providers (SP) with comprehensive details regarding their  obligations and actions in providing a compliant service to EML Installations 

Provide practical information on generic EML components and test equipment. 

Course Prerequisite:  

There is no requirement for participants to have previously completed any other EML courses  

Course Objectives:  
  1. Provide an overview of EML theoretical principles to the extent required of a Service Provider under the Standard 
  2. Have attendees understand: 
  3. Their Service Provider (SP) role. With EML this includes the areas of: 
  4. Inspection 
  5. Testing 

iii. Servicing/Maintenance 

  1. Their obligations – legal and in respect of I.S.3217 
  2. Provide fundamental systems information: 
  3. Self-contained systems 
  4. Central powered systems 
  5. Testing: 
  6. CTU (Central Test Units) 
  7. ATS (Automatic Test Systems 
  8. Understand the processes for proper Servicing of EML installations: 
  9. Appointments 
  10. Information needed by SP 
  11. Procedure to carry out a service 
  12. Service/Inspection Types: 
  13. User Servicing  
  14. Periodic/ Annual /Special Services 
  15. Recording and reporting 
  16. Formats and how to complete compliant Service Reports in accordance with

Amendment 1 to I.S.3217:2013 which was issued in 2017. Contains changes to the  previous issue of the Standard

Course Modules: 

Module 1: Introduction 

Course Overview 

Course Objectives 

Interspersed throughout with: 

Try to catch me out with questions I can’t answer!!! 

Problem areas 

Anything else you want to know about 

Module 2: EML Systems Standard I.S.3217:2013+A1:2017 

What is Emergency Lighting 

Component Elements 

Basic principles: 

Emergency Lighting 

Exit Signage 

Whom can carry out EML Servicing? 

Module 3: EML System Types  

Wiring compliance. 

Typical wiring systems 

Self-contained systems: 

Common faults 

Central powered systems 

Testing: 

CTU or Central Testing 

ATS or Automatic Test Systems 

Module 4: Service Provider Design Knowledge: 

Overview of basic design elements applicable to the Service Provider role 

Module 5: Testing and Text Facilities 

CTUs 

ATS 

Test types 

Module 6: Service Provider Appointment and Actions 

Pre-appointment recommendations 

What is required to be provided for a Service Provider 

What is required to be provided by a Service Provider 

Service Procedures 

Module 7: Electrical Works 

Review of CER guidelines for works that can be carried out by: 

Non-electrical personnel 

Registered Electrical Contractors 

Module 8: Inspection and Testing 

Service types – User: Daily/weekly 

Service types normally contracted: Periodic/Annual: 

Module 9: Recording and Reporting 

Comprehensive review of the various reporting certificated required under the  standard: 

Annual test reporting (Certificate C6) 

Periodic testing reports (Certificate C7) 

Report following Annual Inspection and Testing (Certificate C8) 

Annex ‘D’ checklist 

The course is followed by an open-book test which will be completed within 30min Pass rate 65% 

Achievement of a PASS grade – PCCE ‘Pass Level Achieved’ Certificate  Failure to achieve the PASS grade – PCCE ‘Certificate of Attendance’

Course Reference:

PCCE_EL3                                                  Issue 1: 1st February 2018

 

Course Outline:

 

Provide Emergency Lighting (EML) Service Providers (SP) with comprehensive details regarding their obligations and actions in providing a compliant service to EML Installations

Provide practical information on generic EML components and test equipment

 

Course Prerequisite:

There is no requirement for participants to have previously completed any other EML courses

 

Course Objectives:

  1. Have attendees understand:
    1. Their Service Provider (SP) role. With EML this includes the areas of:
      1. Inspection
      2. Testing
  • Servicing/Maintenance
  1. Their obligations – legal and in respect of I.S.3217

 

  1. Provide an overview of EML theoretical principles to the extent required of a SP under the Standard

 

  1. Outline the Service elements of the new EU Standard for providers of all services in relation to Life Safety Systems – I.S. EN16763. This Standard came into force in April 2017. While not specifically addressed to EML SPs at this time, the principles are applicable.

 

  1. Provide fundamental systems information:
    1. Self-contained systems
    2. Central powered systems
    3. Testing:
      1. CTU or Central Testing
      2. ATS or Automatic Test Systems

 

  1. Understand the processes for proper Servicing of EML installations:
    1. Appointments
    2. Information needed by SP
    3. Procedure to carry out a service

 

  1. Service/Inspection Types:
    1. User Servicing
    2. Periodic/ Annual /Special Services
    3. Recording and reporting
    4. Formats and how to complete compliant Service Reports in accordance with Amendment 1 to I.S.3217:2013 which was issued in 2017. Contains changes to the previous issue of the Standard

 

  1. Workshop:
    1. Hands-on discussions of actual projects. Attendees are encouraged to bring projects

 

Course Modules:

Module 1: Introduction

Course Overview

Course Objectives

 

Module 2: EML Systems Standard I.S.3217:2013+A1:2017

What do you need to know as an SP?

What do you not have to know?

What is your role as an EML SP:

As an electrician

As a non-electrician

How do you address the previous Standards?

I.S.3217:1989

I.S.3217:2008

I.S.3217:2013

I.S.3217:2013+A1:2017

 

Module 3: EML System Principles:

Wiring compliance;

Typical wiring systems

Self-contained systems:

Common faults

Central powered systems

Testing:

CTU or Central Testing

ATS or Automatic Test Systems

 

Module 4: Requirements for Servicing

What is required to be provided for a Service Provider:

Defined Scope of Service

Safety File

Drawings

System Details

Previous Service records

Advice regarding records regeneration

 

Module 5: Service Preparation:

Documentation review

Pre-visit checks

Health & Safety

 

Module 6: Service Procedures:

What is required from an EML Service Provider:

Service types – User: Daily/weekly

Service types normally contracted: Periodic/Annual:

  • Extent
  • Procedure – how do we do it
  • Common problems
  • Troubleshooting
  • Tools and Equipment

 

Module 7: Recording and Reporting

Annual test reporting (Certificate C6)

Periodic testing reports (Certificate C7)

Report following Annual Inspection and Testing (Certificate C8)

Annex ‘D’ checklist

 

Module 8: Workshop

Bring sample projects

Try to catch me out with questions I can’t answer!!!

Problem areas

Anything else you want to know about

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