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Electrical Test Instruments and Measuring Devices

COURSE NO: E02-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Electrical Test Instruments and Measuring Devices
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes electrical measuring devices such as voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters and wattmeters. It also describes test equipment such as multimeters and meggers. It discusses the electrical parameters measured and the principles of operation of common instruments.


This 2 PDH  online course is applicable to electrical and computer engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of electrical test instruments and measuring devices.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding meter movements
  • Learning about the various electrical measuring devices (voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters and wattmeters)
  • Learning about the various electrical test equipment (multimeters and meggers)


Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Module 14, "Test Instruments and Measuring Devices" of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1011/2-92, "Electrical Science".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Electrical Test Instruments and Measuring Devices (2.3 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Module 14 of this DOE publication.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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