Dielectric Strength Testing Training Course

Learn the theory and practical skills to safely perform dielectric strength (hipot) testing on high voltage equipment with this training course.

Dielectric Strength Testing Training Course

Course Duration: 1 Day

Location: Stockton-On-Tees High Voltage Training Centre

Assessment: Written Examination & Practical Examination

Certificate Gained:  PASS Certificate of Competency in Dielectric Strength Testing (Certificate of Attendance gained for those who do not pass the tests or decide not to take the tests)

Entry Requirements: Electrical experience essential – see further below for more info

Included: Course entry and examination costs, lunch and refreshments (tea, coffee and juice)

Reading Requirements: There are no peripheral reading requirements for this course

Book your place on our high voltage training course in Dielectric Strength Testing today by filling in our online booking form to the right, or by calling the team directly!

What is the Dielectric Strength Testing Training Course?

Dielectric strength testing (also known commonly as high potential or hipot testing) is the process of performing an electrical test on a component, or product, to determine the overall effectiveness of that item’s electrical insulation.

Our dielectric strength testing high voltage training course is designed to give those performing dielectric strength (or pressure) testing on high voltage systems including cables, transformers and switchgear the knowledge, theoretical background and practical experience to perform this type of testing safely on electrical systems up to 15kV (15,000V).

What’s in the Dielectric Strength Testing Training Course?

Taught by our professional high voltage tutors in our HV training facility in North East England, you’ll take part in both theoretical and practical exercises designed to give you the knowledge to perform dielectric strength (pressure) testing on HV systems up to (and including) 15kV.

This course covers various aspects relating to hipot testing, including insulating material characteristics, methods used to enable pressure testing on HV equipment (including cables, switchgear, transformers and motors) and also places emphasis on safety requirements and the interpretation of testing results.

The following modules are covered as part of this HV training course:

  • Safety Requirements
  • Power Cables
  • Insulation Resistance
  • Polarisation Index
  • Flash Testing
  • DC Pressure Tests
  • AC Pressure Tests
  • VLF (Very Low Frequency) Tests
  • Practical Testing Exercises
  • Course Review

Are There Any Entry Requirements for This Course?

To attend this course, you should be an electrical engineer or technician with prior electrical experience, ideally in the use and operation of high voltage systems.

You will be responsible, or are going to be responsible for carrying out high voltage dielectric pressure testing, or will be a supervisor responsible for overseeing this type of work.

Anyone attending this training course should also have a good level of both spoken and written English.

Where is the Course?

This course takes place in Stockton-on-Tees in North East England at our high voltage training centre.

The address is as follows:

PASS – Stockton Centre
1 Alberto Street
Stockton-On-Tees
TS18 2BQ

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