High Voltage Systems Operations Training

 

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Course Description

The need to work safely with high voltage electricity, within a framework of legislative requirements can place an added responsibility on a company whose expertise lies in other areas. The High Voltage System Operations and Maintenance personnel must have comprehensive understanding about the dangers associated with and precautions to be taken while working with high voltage installations, applicable regulations, operational and safety features of switchgears, standard switching practices and emergency management procedures in order to safeguard the people and facilities while working with high voltage systems.
This course is specifically designed to cover the knowledge requirements of High Voltage Systems Operating and Maintenance personnel.

The course instructor has vast experience in High Voltage Network Operations and he has worked with world’s leading companies in manufacturing, installing and commissioning High Voltage Switchgears and Networks. He has been the 33kV & 220kV switchgears OEM trainer for a leading switchgear manufacturer and carries vast experience in high voltage commissioning. Currently he serves as a HV Network Protections Consultant and HV Systems Operations Trainer.
This interactive training will be a very good opportunity for the High Voltage Systems operation and maintenance personnel to know things correct and get questions answered for safe operation of the HV Network.

This training can be arranged as bespoke training for your company to meet the requirements of your team. Training at customer facility will be a 5-days course which includes 2-Days of practical switching under the direct observation and evaluation of the instructor. Please contact training@oxfordic.co.uk for more details about bespoke training for your plant.

This Training is for

  • Senior Authorized Persons
  • Switching Engineers
  • HV Network Operators
  • Electrical & Protection Engineers
  • Switchgear & Transformer Maintenance Technicians
  • Power Plant Control Room Engineers

Training Agenda

Day 01

07.30 – 08.00 Registration & Tea – Coffee  
08.00 – 08.15 Welcome & Introduction
08.15 – 08.30 PRE-TEST
08.30 – 10.00 Dangers of Electricity  

  • Low Voltage Danger þ High Voltage Danger
10.00 – 10.15 Tea – Coffee Break
10.15 – 12.00 Electrical Legislation   

  • Health and Safety at Work Act þ Electricity at Work Regulations & Guidance Notes
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Break  
13.00 – 14.30 Arc Flash Protection and NFPA 70E Guidelines  

  • Shock Hazard Prevention
  • Arc Flash Protection
  • Prevention of Fires and Explosions Caused and Initiated by Electricity
  • Hazard Categories
  • PPE Tables
14.30 – 14.45 Tea – Coffee Break
14.45 – 16.00 Arc Flash Protection and NFPA 70E Guidelines Continue…
16.00 End of Day One


Day 02

07.30 – 08.00 Tea – Coffee
08.00 – 08.15 Recap Day 1
08.15 – 09.15 High Voltage Distribution   

  • Radial Distribution Systems
  • Ring Distribution Systems
  • Reference Tables
09.15 – 10.00 High Voltage Plant and Equipment

  • Switchgears and Circuit Breakers
  • Rating of a CB
  • CB Design and Construction
10.00 – 10.15 Tea – Coffee Break
10.15 – 12.00 High Voltage Plant and Equipment Continue…

  • Fixed Pattern Switchgear
  • Earthing þ Methods of Arc Interruption
  • CB Closing Mechanisms
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Break 
13.00 – 14.30 High Voltage Plant and Equipment Continue…

  • Switches
  • Fuse Switches and Switch Fuses
  • Ring Main Unit
  • Voltage Transformers
14.30 – 14:45 Tea – Coffee Break
14.45 – 16.00 Principles of Electrical Safety  

  • Isolation
  • Earthing
  • Proving Dead
  • Safety Documents
16.00 End of Day Two


Day 03

07.30 – 08.00 Tea – Coffee
08.00 – 08.15 Recap Day 2
08.15 – 10.00 Principles of Electrical Safety Continue…

  • Safety Documentation and Equipment
10.00 – 10.15 Tea – Coffee Break
10.15 – 12.00 Application of Safety Principles  

  • Example #1: PPE Selection for Live Work
  • Example #2: Arc Flash Protection PPE Selection
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Break 
13.00 – 14.30 Application of Safety Principles Continue…

  • Example #3: Risk Assessment for Live Work
  • Example #4: Switching Programme for Substation Maintenance
14.30 – 14.45 Tea – Coffee Break
14.45 – 15.30 Application of Safety Principles Continue…

  • Example #5: Switching Programme for Cable Diversion
15.30 – 15.50 Post Test
15.50 – 16.00 Awarding of Certificates for and Group Photo
16.00 End of The Training   


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