Substations and Switchyards

4.2 6 Reviews SKU: TDSSW00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to teach the basic safety principles and practices applicable to substation and switchyard maintenance work. The course describes electrical, chemical, and personal hazards that may be encountered in substations and switchyards. A general procedure for responding to imminent dangers and accidents is also presented. At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to identify hazards in substations and switchyards and explain why safety practices are important. They should be able to recognize hazards and unsafe practices on the job, and they should have a general understanding of how to respond to imminent dangers and accidents.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction to Substations and Switchyards
  • Identify the major parts of a transmission and distribution system.
  • Recognize and describe the function of a substation.
  • Recognize and describe the function of a switchyard.
  • Substations: Basic Equipment
  • Recognize and identify the basic equipment found in substations.
  • Describe the function of the basic equipment in a typical substation.
  • Substations: Protective Equipment
  • Recognize and identify design features and protective equipment typically used in substations.
  • Describe the function of design features and protective equipment typically used in substations.
  • Substations: Regulation, Monitoring, and Communication Equipment
  • Recognize and identify regulation, monitoring, and communication equipment found in substations.
  • Describe the functions of regulation, monitoring, and communication equipment found in substations.
  • Switchyards
  • Recognize and identify basic equipment found in switchyards.
  • Describe how a switchyard is used to route power through various circuits.
  • Switchyard Inspection
  • Describe inspection procedures that are performed at the entrance to a switchyard.
  • List items typically checked during an inspection of switchyard conditions from inside the switchyard control house.
  • List items typically checked during an inspection of switchyard conditions in a switchyard.

Customer Reviews

6/16/2019

Excellent course. Very good and valuable information.

“Excellent course. Very good and valuable information. ”

Diego H. Verified Customer

5/1/2019

excellent

“excellent”

Nelson M. Verified Customer

2/8/2019

this is good, but some equipment mentioned in this course is out of date, my power plant does not u

“This is good, but some equipment mentioned in this course is out of date, my power plant does not use charts, for example.”

Javier U. Verified Customer

11/29/2018

THE COARSE WAS GOOD & EASY TO FOLLOW THROW, IT WAS SIMPLIFIED & WENT SLOW TO SEE WHAT THE VIDEO & T

“THE COARSE WAS GOOD & EASY TO FOLLOW THROW, IT WAS SIMPLIFIED & WENT SLOW TO SEE WHAT THE VIDEO & TALKING WENT TOGETHER, THE ONLY THING IS THAT ON THE PRE-TEST, YOU DID NOT GIVE FEED-BACK TO THE WRONG ANSWERS ON WHAT SLIDE IT MIGHT BE UNDER, BUT ALL & ALL IT WAS GOOD”

Kidd H. Verified Customer

11/12/2018

too much stop and click.

“too much stop and click.”

Kerry K. Verified Customer

11/5/2018

Educational and Instructive

“Educational and instructive.”

jorgo B. Verified Customer

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