High Voltage Testing Package (T1, T2 & T3) (TP3)

TP3

This package combines some of our high voltage testing courses and covers: Electrical Pressure Testing (dielectric strength testing) (T1), Earth Electrode Testing (T2) and Transformer Design, Construction, Testing & Maintenance (T3). These courses may be taken in any sequence.

Course content

T1

  • Introduction
  • Electrical insulation
  • Safety requirements (including appropriate Electricity Regulations)
  • Insulation resistance tests
  • Flash testing
  • AC & DC pressure tests
  • VLF Testing
  • Partial discharge
  • Time Domain Reflectometry
  • Practical exercises & tutorials

T2

  • Purpose of test
  • Testing conditions
  • Test equipment
  • Safety considerations
  • Statutory regulations and standards
  • Test results
  • Remedial work
  • Practical testing procedures
  • Open circuit tests
  • Short circuit tests
  • Vector group tests
  • Temperature devices
  • Buchholz protection unit
  • Pressure relief devices
  • Routine maintenance

T3

  • Safety requirements
  • Transformer design and construction
  • Periodic and post-installation testing
  • Transformer oil testing
  • Insulation testing

Who should attend?

For T1, electrical Engineers/Technicians responsible for carrying out or supervising high voltage pressure testing. It is recommended that candidates should be authorised to receive sanction for test documents before taking this course (see S8 course).

For T2, electrical Engineers/Technicians/ Contractors responsible for the installation, commissioning and testing of earth electrodes used on high voltage systems.

For T3, electrical Engineers/Technicians responsible for the purchase, installation, site commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical power transformers.

Certifications

Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive The Faraday Centre competence certificate. Candidates who fail will receive The Faraday Centre attendance certificate.

For T1, electrical Engineers/Technicians responsible for carrying out or supervising high voltage pressure testing. It is recommended that candidates should be authorised to receive sanction for test documents before taking this course (see S8 course).

For T2, electrical Engineers/Technicians/ Contractors responsible for the installation, commissioning and testing of earth electrodes used on high voltage systems.

For T3, electrical Engineers/Technicians responsible for the purchase, installation, site commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical power transformers.

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