Basic Electricity - Online Training Course


Course Objectives

  1. You will learn about the basic concepts, materials, terms like voltage and current, laws which include Ohm’s and Kirchoff’s laws and various circuitry and symbols related to electricity.

  2. You will gain knowledge about passive and active devices like resistors, inductors, capacitors, semiconductor, diodes and transistors.

  3. You will understand magnetism, electromagnetism and their applications in batteries and generators

  4. You will understand the different energy sources and the concepts behind safety and protection

Single User Bulk Purchase

Course Methodology

Unbiased, self paced online training courses with interactive audiovisual content including animations and product simulations.

  • End Users, Installers/Dealers and System Integrators
  • Sales, Suppliers and Consultants
  • Technical and Non-Technical people
  • Existing and New staff

  •  Certification

    Testing Program

    TESTING: The Online Training Course has the following testing modules.
    25 questions
    25 random questions from a question databank

    Certificate and Continuing Education (CE)

    A certificate of completion will be issued to students who get more than 65% in the Post-test. This certificate is recognized by the following associations for Continuing Education (CE) Credits:

    Course Approved by

    ASIS: Recertification - 6 hours
    BISCI: CEC - 5 units Approval Code -  ID OV-STAM-NJ-0616-2
    ESA*: CEU - 6 hours
    State of New Jersey**:
    CEU - 6 hours  Approval Code - TECES-13(65)C006
    NSCA: 4.5 Learning Units
    ALOA: PRP Recertification – 1 point
    Approved by Tennessee Alarm Systems Contractor Board
    Approved by Construction Industry Training Board, Northern Ireland

    * This course is Compliant with Electronic Security Association (ESA) for Continuing Education credits.
    ** After completing the course, please contact STAM to receive your certificate which is compliant with the NJ state for Continuing Education


    PRICE: $165 for a single user license for 30 days. During the license period, you can log in from any computer to complete the course at your own pace and time.

    Single User Bulk Purchase

    Purchase Multiple Courses and Save!
    While ordering, if you choose multiple courses, you will get the following discounts.

     Corporate Account  
      For large organizations who buy licenses in bulk or setup annual contracts to send students to the online training courses on a regular basis, STAM will setup a corporate account with special privileges.

    • User Name and password will be provided to log on to the STAM Learning Management System (LMS)
    • The account administrator will be able to view the test results of all the students from their company. The students could undertake the online course anywhere in the country/world, the test results can be viewed from a central location
    • Many different reports like Pass/Fail will be available. These reports can be exported as an excel file.

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    Course Outline

    • Principles of Electricity
    • Types of Material and their conductivity
    • Terms like Voltage, Current and Resistance,
    • Ohm’s law and Kirchoff’s law
    • Various circuits and different symbols used

    • Construction, Types and Features of Passive Device
    • Resistors
    • Inductors
    • Capacitors,
    • Construction, Types and Features of Active Devices
    • Semiconductors
    • Diodes
    • Transistors
    • Different Measuring instruments


    • Principle of Magnetism
    • Electromagnetism
    • Solenoid construction and applications
    • Principles and types of Transformers
    • Types of Motors like AC, FHP and universal


    • AC and DC generators
    • Types of batteries like primary and secondary
    • Dry Cell and Wet Cell

    Energy Sources

    • Renewable sources
    • Non-Renewable

    Safety Measures

    • safety and protection Issues

    Lacey from NIPPEN
    Electrical Systems
    The Basic Electricity’ course was very helpful. I took your courses know about Electromagnetism and to understand the devices from the basic. I have passed tests on the first attempt. The course was right on the mark regarding material, topics, and gave me the knowledge to help prepare me for the test.

    Justin Regard from
    Solutions Electrical Inc.
    Thank you for your help. It was worth it. My company sends their appreciation also

    Aaron from FCCI There are so may things you can study but taking the course made me focus on things that I might be test on.

    Amery from Sumithama Inc. I was expecting the course to be good , but I have never expected that it would be that good , I think that it is recommended for every knowledge seeker, I hope you enjoy it as I did.  

    Carrick from Lavato Secure I am glad I took the course. There is too much information to study on your own and your course narrowed the material enough to feel somewhat confident in our field.

    Q. Does one have to complete the Online Training course in one sitting?
    A: No. The total work you need to put in is 4 hours and this can be completed in 30 days in batches that suit your needs. You get a license for 30 days.

    Q. Do I have unlimited access to the Online Training course for the duration of the license period?
    A: Yes. During this time you can log in and log out as many times you wish.

    Q. Can I buy one license and share it with my colleagues?
    A: No, sharing of the user license with anyone else is prohibited. Each user must have a separate license.

    Q. Do I need to buy software to run your online training course in my computer?
    A: No, you just need to have a minimum speed of 56 Kbps Internet connection

    Q. What are the system requirements to run your course?
    A: Minimum screen resolution 1024 ,PC with speakers or headphone and minimum 56 Kbps Internet connection

    Q. Can I do the course from my office and home computer?
    A: Yes, in fact you can use it from any computer; just use your ID + Password to log in.

    Q. Do I get a certificate?
    A: Yes, you get the certificate of completion if you meet the requirements mentioned in this page.

    Q. Does this course come with course notes?
    A: Yes. After you complete the purchase, you will be provided with a link to download the course notes that you can keep as reference.