Service Installation

SKU: TDSCO00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to teach how to make single-phase and three-phase service connections. Various kinds of hardware used to make service connections are shown, and their use is demonstrated. Residential service connections from underground and from overhead are demonstrated. Three-phase connections are also demonstrated, as well as how to install a parallel service and how to replace a three-phase service without interruption of the service. At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to demonstrate how a variety of connection hardware is used. They should be able to make residential service connections from overhead or underground. They should also be able to make a three-phase service connection, install a parallel three-phase service, and replace a three-phase service without interruption.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Service Connectors
  • Identify common service connectors.
  • Making Service Connections
  • For given applications, select an appropriate service connector and, if needed, the appropriate die and compression tool.
  • Describe four basic steps for making a service connection.
  • Overhead Residential Service Installation
  • Describe how to hang a single-phase service at a residential weatherhead.
  • Describe how to connect a residential service at a weatherhead.
  • Describe how to pull a single-phase service and connect it to a secondary main.
  • Underground Residential Service Installation
  • Describe how to connect a single-phase underground service at a meter box.
  • Describe how to connect a single-phase service at a pad-mounted transformer.
  • Back Feed, Short, and Jumper Tests
  • Explain the reasons for testing for back feed, phase-to-ground shorts, and jumpers.
  • Describe how to test for back feed.
  • Describe how to test for phase-to-ground shorts.
  • Describe how to test for jumpers.
  • Three-Phase Service Installation
  • Describe how to install a three-phase service.
  • Three-Phase Service Replacement
  • Describe how to replace a three-phase service without interrupting service to the customer.
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