This e-lesson is part of Domestic Electricity Level 3, Learning Unit 2: Install Ordinary Switches, Learning Outcome 2.9: Install 3 Gang 2-way Plate Switch based on the Wiring Diagram. The focus is the Installation of a 3 gang 2-way switch based on a wiring diagram.
Did you know that it is possible to operate three different circuits with two or more directions from a single position using the switch shown in the image below?
As electricians, this e-lesson will give you the knowledge needed to install a 3 gang 2-way plate switch based on a wiring diagram. The e-lesson will focus on how to install three different circuits from a single position using appropriate switches with their associated accessories, materials, equipment, and tools to control the lighting system.
By the end of this e-lesson, you will be able to:
- Accurately describe a three gang two-way switch as used in domestic electrical installation
- Correctly install a three gang two-way switch as used in domestic electrical installation
- Properly test the lighting system controlled by a three gang two-way switch