ID No. 0000060962: Electrical Foundation (TÜV) as from 01/04/2018

Certification Program Title:Electrical Foundation (TÜV) as from 01/04/2018
Admission Requirements:
  • High-School degree in KSA, Computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Successful passing the Phase 1 - Academic Foundation Program at NITI with a defined level of English, Mathematics and Science .
Examination Components:
  • Term Test 1 comprises Unit 1-2
  • Term Test 2 comprises Unit 3-5
  • Term Test 3 comprises Unit 6-8

Term Test comprises both a Practical Test and a Theoretical Test. The ratio of their weight is set 60% - 40%

The average of all accumulated Unit results weights 70% of the Final Term result. The Term Test weights 30% of the Final Term result. This system is applied for all three Term Tests. The end of course summary result is taken from the average of the accumulated 3 (three) Term Final results. All Term Results comprise of accumulated Unit results with a weight of 70 % plus the Term Test result with a weight of 30%

Required Competencies:

In the examination participants prove their skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Performs simple tasks and has basic knowledge about hazards identification and shop aids; 

  • Assists in disassembly and cleaning of electrical equipment prior to inspection, this includes 
mechanical parts such as bearings and rotor shaft; 

  • Assists with reassembly of electrical equipment such as electrical motors up to 250 HP (driving 
compressors, pumps, funs, or other equipment), generators, power transformers, diesel generators, inside substations equipment (various types of circuit breakers, distribution and control panels), bank batteries, lighting systems, UPSs, MOVs, PLCs, firefighting systems, HVAC units, etc.; 

  • Observes local testing procedure of repaired electrical equipment; 

  • Uses basic measuring equipment and has knowledge of metering accuracy; 

  • Assist in the installation, maintenance and repair of wiring systems, power restoration, lighting 
boards fitting and other electrical equipment before putting back in service; 

  • Removes and installs electrical motors, repairs and adjusts contactors and controllers; 

  • Revises existing systems and equipment against conformity to verbal instructions, revised 
drawings and work orders; 

  • Performs scheduled preventive maintenance such as LLF jobs (look – listen - feel), cleaning, lubricating, minor adjustments and repairs to field equipment in order to prevent breakdowns or major overhauls including filling out the respective simple forms.
  • Effectively repair or overhaul of field equipment in the following manner:
  • Properly identifies the workplace in the site, inspects and brings own contribution in hazard assessment process; 

  • Obtains all necessary paperwork prior starting the job (Permit to Work, Isolation Confirmation Certificate, Gas Test Certificate, apply LOTO); 

  • Prepares all necessary tools, equipment and spare parts before starting the job; 

  • Dismantles equipment, repairs, cleans, replace damaged parts, lubricates, reassembles; 

  • Makes own local test of functionality after repair; 

  • Notifies supervisor or operator that new parts are installed and the equipment is functioning 

  • Attends to the final test of subjected equipment with operations representatives for work 
validation and returning the equipment back to normal operation status; 

  • Installs and aligns new and replaced equipment  and observes the operation of equipment; 

  • Cleans jobsite, practices good housekeeping and adhered to safety practices and regulations.

Successful candidates who have acquired the above listed competencies will be eligible to join the next two phases at the clients in-company training premises as they are called “on-the job-training” (Phase 3) and  “specialized training” (Phase 4).

Cooperation Partner:National Industrial Training Institute (NITI)
Currently implemented in:Saudi Arabia