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Course Details

Course Code: 46008

 

A 1-day course on

 

NEW CABLE COLOUR CODE

FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS

 

INTRODUCTION

The Singapore Standard CP5:1998 Code of Practice for Electrical Installations has changed the colour code for fixed electrical wiring. This change was made under Amendment No. 1 of CP5:1998. It aims to align the colour code for fixed electrical installation in Singapore with international standards such as BS 7671, IEC60446, etc. 

 

The industry will need to comply with the new cable colour code requirements for all new installations, replacements or extensions by 1 March 2011. 

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

This course aims to familiarise the participants with the new cable colour code requirements as per Amendment No.1 of CP5.

 

FOR WHOM

Electrical workers, handyman, supervisors and construction personnel, who are involved in electrical installation works, will find this course useful.

 

TOPICS

 

Introduction to New Cable Colour Code According to Amendment No. 1 to SS CP5: 1998

Understand the need for revising the cable colour code

Understand the new cable colour code for fixed electrical installation

Identify new colour cables in single-phase / three-phase circuit with colour marking & label

 

Application of CP5:1998 Amendment No. 1

Installation of new colour cables in single-phase and three-phase distribution board

Installation of new colour cables to existing (old) single-phase and three-phase electrical installations.

Installation of colour marking & label to existing and new cables in the three-phase and single-phase circuit, and display the warning notice

 

Theory & Practical Assessment

 

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