Safe Operation of High Voltage (HV) and Low Voltage (LV) electrical systems

Course Overview

This course is for anyone involved in the operation and maintenance of industrial and power generation plant.

Attendance will help increase your underpinning knowledge to a level where you will be aware of your own competence boundaries, be able to understand simple LV and HV electrical drawings, systems and testing. You will also develop your understanding and knowledge of safe systems of work, for tasks on or near electrical equipment at LV and HV up to 11kV.

Course details

Duration
5.0 days
Capacity
8 people
Price
£1520.00
Course Location
Ratcliffe-on-Soar (Nottingham)
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Course Content

This is a practical course which will cover the following areas of HV and LV operation:

Monday

  • Electrical Safety
  • Basic electrical theory
  • Proving dead with approved methods and indicators
  • Safe use of multi-meters and their limitations
  • Test leads to GS38 standard

Tuesday

  • Basic three phase principles – Single and three phase generation
  • Prospective fault currents
  • LV protection – Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Transformers, RCD’s
  • Discrimination and diversity in electrical systems

Wednesday

  • Earthing methods and bonding and the importance of earthing
  • Induction motor operation, starting methods and testing
  • Electrical test equipment – The safe use of the ‘Megger’
  • Capacitance and inductance in electrical circuits – Safety implications
  • Motor protection - Thermal, magnetic electro mechanical and electronic relays
  • Feeder, transformer and generator protection overview

Thursday

  • Methods of achieving discrimination with time, magnitude and comparison
  • Understanding of the component parts in common electrical control panels - overloads, isolator, timers, relays, control, indication and power circuits
  • Reading and understanding schematic diagrams
  • Competence – familiarity with LV and HV installed systems
  • Safe systems of work for dead fault finding techniques and practice
  • Electric arcs awareness session
  • Switching sequences for HV systems – Precautions; dead, isolated and earthed; risks, identified, Document,methods, general safety

Friday

  • Switching procedure and instructions
  • Preparing exercises in syndicate groups, basic switching instructions and fault finding tasks
  • HV switching exercise
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