OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRICAL NETWORKS

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Technical, Engineering & Maintenance
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  • 10 week duration
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Course Objective

  • The need and management for maintenance
  • Management and implementation of safe systems of work
  • Co-ordination of maintenance activities and maintaining system safety
  • Switchgear maintenance – transformer maintenance
  • Cable installation and rating; condition monitoring using non intrusive technology
  • Routine inspections, properties of insulating oils

Target Audience

  • Electrical Professionals
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Technicians
  • Professionals responsible for the operation and maintenance of distribution equipment, who will benefit from sharing experiences in the planning, organisation, and implementation of maintenance activities.

Course Outline

Day 1

Introductions and Safety

  • Goals and discussion
  • Maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Managing maintenance
  • Safety
  • Electrical emergencies
  • Safe working distances
  • Inter system safety precautions
  • Wrap up session

Day 2

Power Network Fundamentals

  • Power network fundamentals
  • Faults and protection
  • Fault levels
  • Earthing introduction
  • Network earthing
  • Earthing systems
  • Earth bonding
  • Wrap up session

Day 3

Transformers

  • Transformer characteristics
  • Transformer cooling
  • Transformer protection
  • On load tap changer operation
  • Transformer site testing
  • Transformer maintenance
  • Wrap up session

Day 4

Switchgear

  • Circuit breaker history
  • Circuit breaker ratings and operation
  • Circuit breaker examples
  • Switchgear maintenance
  • Fault reporting
  • Properties and deterioration of insulating oils
  • Thermal imaging
  • Condition monitoring
  • Wrap up session

Day 5

Cabling

  • HV cable ratings and installation methods
  • HV cable volt drop
  • LV cabling systems, an introduction to the wiring regulations
  • Cable fault locating
  • Course review and open session
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