Electrical Distribution Equipment Operation and Maintenance

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  • Start Date

    24 Nov, 2020

  • End Date

    27 Nov, 2020

  • Price


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Event Details

  • The need and management for maintenance
  • Management and implementation of safe systems of work
  • Coordination of maintenance activities and maintaining system safety
  • Switchgear maintenance - transformer maintenance
  • Cable installation and rating; condition monitoring using non intrusive technology
  • Routine inspections, properties of insulating oils



Introductions and Safety

  • Goals and Discussion
  • The Smart Grid
  • Maintenance of Electrical Equipment
  • Managing Maintenance
  • Safety Culture
  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL)
  • Electrical Safety Rules
  • Electrical Hazards and Emergencies


Power Network Fundamentals

  • Power Network Fundamentals
  • Faults and Protection
  • Fault Levels
  • Types of Protection Relay
  • Numerical Relays
  • Arc Flash Mitigation
  • Importance of Earthing
  • Network Earthing



  • Transformer Characteristics
  • Transformer Cooling
  • Transformer Protection
  • On-load Tap Changer Operation
  • Transformer Site Testing
  • Transformer Maintenance
  • Dry Transformer
  • Gas Insulated Transformer (GIT)


Switchgear and Condition Monitoring

  • Circuit Breaker History
  • Circuit Breaker Ratings and Operation
  • Circuit Breaker Examples
  • Switchgear Maintenance
  • Properties and Deterioration of Insulating Oils
  • Partial Discharge
  • Thermal Imaging
  • Corona Detection


Medium Voltage and High Voltage Cables Faults and Locating Methods

  • MV and HV Cable Ratings and Installation Methods
  • Common MV and HV Cable Faults
  • Cable Fault Locating
  • MV and HV Overhead Lines Faults
  • LV Wiring and Cabling Systems
  • Introduction to the Wiring Regulation
  • Wrap-up Session



Works, Services and Maintenance Personnel



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


1ST BATCH: 16th – 19th June, 2020

2ND BATCH: 24th – 27th November, 2020

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
16 Jun, 2020 19 Jun, 2020
Start Date End Date
24 Nov, 2020 27 Nov, 2020
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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