TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION

JUST RELEASED: 4 NEWLY UPDATED TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION TRAINING COURSES

Transmission and Distribution: Working on Distribution Poles Course
The purpose of this 1 hour course is to teach the basic principles involved in working safely on distribution. This interactive online course covers general considerations associated with planning a distribution job; how a variety of tools and equipment can be used including an auxiliary arm; how to replace secondary conductors; move energized conductors; and how to install floating dead-ends.

Transmission and Distribution: Underground Residential Distribution Systems Course
This 1 hour interactive online course is covers underground residential distribution systems, also known as URD systems. URD systems are local distribution systems designed primarily to be buried in the ground and serve residential customers. The purpose of this course is to provide a basic understanding of the common types of URD systems; various components that may be used in a URD system; and methods for inspecting a URD system. The course includes a detailed demonstration of how a URD system has been set up to allow work to be completed safely and efficiently.

Transmission and Distribution: Substations and Switchyards
This 1 hour interactive online course teaches 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. Participants should be able to recognize hazards and unsafe practices on the job and obtain a general understanding of how to respond to imminent dangers and accidents.

Transmission and Distribution: Service Installation
This 1 hour interactive online course teaches how to install and connect services. Learners will be taught the different types of connectors available and how service conductors are joined together using connectors. The course also teaches how to install single phase; overhead and underground residential service; how to install three-phase service; and how to replace an existing three-phase service without affecting the customer.

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