Substation Maintenance I (SSMI)

Substation Maintenance I

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course provides an overview for apprentices, technicians and engineers responsible for the maintenance and testing of industrial and utility substations. Hands-on labs are a major part of this course to help the technician locate weak or faulty components in the substation systems. Course focus is on medium voltage circuit breakers (air and vacuum), battery banks and switchgear. The course is designed to aid skilled qualified substation maintenance technicians in the safe performance of substation component preventative maintenance.

This course is available in Spanish.

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NUMBER
230
DURATION
4.5-Day
SCHEDULE
8 am-4:30 pm
(final day ends at noon)
INVOLVEMENT
Hands-on
 
CREDITS
3.6 CEUs
TUITION
$1,935

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This hands-on course is intended for apprentices, technicians and engineers responsible for the maintenance and testing of industrial and utility substations.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Explain the configuration and function of common equipment found in a substation.
  • Identify components of air, oil and vacuum circuit breakers, and metal-clad switchgear (including switchyard equipment).
  • Use medium-voltage circuit breaker and switchgear manufacturer’s instruction manuals and NETA specifications to:
    • Perform and interpret results of all required tests.
    • Verify measurements and make adjustments to mechanisms as required.
  • Perform inspections on battery banks.

REQUIREMENTS

This course requires a working knowledge of basic electricity. Participants must wear long pants and safety toe shoes to complete the lab portion of this course.

CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

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