Electrical Installations 2 - leading to Authorisation B

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Electrical Installations 2 - leading to Authorisation B

This is a 250 hour course.  Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.

The program of study is designed for students who want to obtain the Authorisation B for electricians authorized to carry out single and three phase installations.  The course will prepare the students to maintain a working knowledge of the current requirements. 

Electrical Theory (Paper 1 Syllabus)



  1. Effects of Temperature on Resistance
  2. Kirchhoff’s Laws
  3. A.C. Parallel Circuits
  4. Three-Phase Circuits
  5. Power Factor and Power Factor Correction
  6. Electricity Tariffs
  7. Transformers
  8. D.C. Machines
  9. Three Phase Induction Motors
  10. Rectification

Electrical Installation Technology (Paper 2 Syllabus)



  1. Regulations
  2. Electrical Safety
  3. Fire Safety
  4. Wiring Systems
  5. General Consideration For Special Installation
  6. Cable Installations
  7. Consumer’s Switchgear and Protection
  8. Distribution
  9. Measurement and Metering
  10. Installation of Machines
  11. Maintenance
  12. Earthing
  13. Testing and Inspection

Applicants should have attained Authorisation A.  A good Knowledge of English and knowledge of Science Subjects would be an asset.

The Authorisation B is issued by the Malta Resources Authority (MRA) on the recommendation of the Electricity Licensing Board to persons who:

a)    Have passed the  Authorisation A and B examination

b)    Have at least 18 years of age

c)    Have completed at least two years experience in electrical installation work for Authorisation A

Applicants have to sit for a final exam (Authorisation B Examination) at the end of the course.  However persons with higher qualifications may be exempted from sitting for the examination. 

There are no additional costs involved to attend the course.  However other information with regards to Authorisation License application / renewal process could be obtained from http://www.mra.org.mt/

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