Course Overview

Recognising Overhead Lines, Their Components and Inspection Processes in Stockton-On-Tees

A course designed for personnel working for DNO’s (Distribution Network Operators) Rail, Utilities Providers, Power Distribution and Telecommunications  Contractors and Companies who have to carry out work with or around overhead lines.

Course Details

Course Details

Course Duration: 3 days

Accreditation: PASS Accredited Course

Certification: Candidates who successfully complete the theoretical competence assessment will receive a PASS “Competence” certificate. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competency assessments will receive a PASS “Attendance” certificate.

Assessment: Candidates will undertake a written assessment only.

Location: Stockton-On-Tees, High Voltage Training Centre

What’s included in price?
Refreshments, lunch and all course material will be provided

Contents / Modules

The course will cover a number of methods and techniques that you can use when working with overhead lines and their components. The core areas that you will focus on are:

  • Recognising Electrical Overhead Lines and their various operating Voltages
  • Appreciation of the Design Types and Structure Configurations
  • Reasons for different Structure Configurations and Design Limitations
  • Appreciation of the various components used on Overhead Lines
  • Recognising Component Degradation
  • Recognising Equipment and Attachments
  • Overview of Inspection Techniques
  • Understanding Electricity Safety, Quality and Continuity Regulations (ESQCR) 2002
  • Background to product selection, Fabrication, Preparation and Treatments of wood pole supports (pre-service)
  • Decay, Deterioration and damage of in service wood poles
  • Techniques for identifying Decay, Deterioration and damage in wood poles
  • Wood Pole Condition Classification
  • Application of Industry Recognised Remedial Treatment Methods

Course Suitability

Course Suitability

This Overhead line training course is intended for Overhead Line personnel involved with the operation of High and low voltage overhead lines (up to and including 400,000 volts) and who are responsible for the testing and inspection of associated supporting structures.

It is recommended for those working in the utilities sectors, DNO’s (Distribution Network Operators) Rail, Utilities Providers, Power Distribution and Telecommunications  Contractors and Companies.

Pre-Requisites / Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this course

What can I do after I have taken the course?
Candidates would be able to undertake duties as HV/LV Wood Pole Overhead Line Inspectors.

Successful candidates would progress to Overhead Line Design Training.

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