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This comprehensive hands-on preventative maintenance course is intended for engineers, electrical technicians, and supervisors that test, install, maintain, repair or troubleshoot 5-35 kV solid dielectric and paper insulated power cables. Students will perform and analyze results of insulation resistance tests (DAR & PI), type I withstand tests (DC, AC, & VLF). Also, diagnostic test such as Partial Discharge and Tan Delta will be performed.
Cable Diagnosis is predictive and is often performed as part of condition based maintenance strategies. This course focuses on data collection to provide information about the overall condition of the cable. Students will learn the indicators that cable performance is deteriorating, understanding the signs that cable is about to fail and when to perform maintenance.
This hands-on course is intended for new or experienced electricians and technicians that install, maintain, repair or troubleshoot 5-35 kV solid dielectric power cables.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
The student should have some field experience and basic knowledge of AC/DC electricity. AVO is committed to the personal safety of each participant and requires appropriate wearing apparel for lab activities. Long pants and ANSI rated “safety toe” work shoes are acceptable as meeting this requirement.
This course is required for Medium-Voltage Cable Testing & Diagnostics Certification
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