About our Training
- Specialized training conducted for engineers, technicians and operational staff who are required to work on LV/MV/HV equipment and apparatus within power system networks.
- Training courses ensure that all personnel follow the same regulatory standards, which are documented and supported with written work procedures.
- Theoretical and practical evaluations and assessments of trainees are conducted after each training course.
- Updating and maintaining compliance with safety rules and system operating regulations in accordance with best industry practice.
- Other courses not listed can be developed in order to meet individual customer requirements.
Safety Rules & System Operation Regulations: This course reinforces the national government statutory regulations and outlines the employer and employee responsibilities with respect to these regulations as well as standard operating procedures.
Low Voltage System Applications: This course is intended for pre-competent persons and persons who are required to work on low voltage electrical equipment and street lighting systems.
Medium Voltage System Applications: Theoretical and practical training on 11kV distribution networks, covering system operating regulations, includingthe correct use of test equipment and the safe operating of MV switch gear.
High Voltage Switching Applications: Theoretical and practical training on 66kV networks, covering system operating regulations, including the correct use of test equipment and the safe operating of HV switch gear.
HV System Maintenance: Training to develop a clear understanding of how to differentiate between old, new and more effective maintenance programmes; this includes:
- Unscheduled maintenance – repair of equipment breakdowns.
- Scheduled maintenance – regular periodic maintenance aimed at maximizing equipment reliability and minimizing equipment breakdowns.
- Condition-based maintenance – maintenance of equipment based on current condition as opposed to scheduled time-based maintenance.
Introduction to Power System Protection: An introduction into unit and non-unit protection schemes as well as specific training on common protection relays employed in the power system.
Cable Jointing & Terminations: Trainees are introduced to industry best practices with regard to jointing and terminating various types of MV cables.
Aerial Bundle Conductor: This course covers all aspects of construction and maintenance of low voltage ABC overhead lines and customer service connections.
Contractor Safety Awareness: Contractors are introduced to utility best practice pertaining to Health, Safety and Environment principles as related to work on equipment, mains and apparatus within power stations and substations.
Battery Maintenance: During this course the trainee is instructed on the correct and safe procedures for the maintenance of batteries in power stations and substations.
Use and Care of Measuring Instruments: This training module will provide the trainee with the knowledge and skills to identify, select and use portable and fixed measuring instruments; it also covers maintenance and safekeeping aspects for such instruments.
Pre-Paid Metering Dispenser: This training module covers all aspects of prepaid meters including the theory, installation, commissioning and testing, and replacement of faulty meters.
Cable Identification and Spiking: Candidates are instructed in procedures for positively identifying cables at the work place, including the correct use of cable identification and cable spiking equipment; MV/HV permits to work on cables are also included in this module.
Scaffolding: Erection and Disassembly: On completion of this course candidates will be able to assemble and disassemble scaffolding in accordance with statutory requirements and best safety practices.
Exothermic Welding: This module covers exothermic welding principles, including selection of the correct equipment and accessories, as well as the correct welding procedures; the use of protective clothing and equipment is also covered.
Health, Safety and Environment in the Workplace: This training covers all Health, Safety and Environment requirements in the workplace; candidates are instructed in the minimum statutory requirements of the Government Gazette Part ii, how to complete a risk assessment form (RAMS) and how to apply and maintain safety in the electrical environment. Identification and mitigation of hazardous conditions is also covered.
Safe Working on Transmission Towers: Candidates are trained in the safe working practices whilst ascending and descending transmission towers, as well as the correct rescue procedures.
Chainsaw Use and Safety: This course instructs candidates on safety precautions and the correct operation of chainsaws; training also covers procedures for the correct care and maintenance of chainsaws.
Electrical Installation Regulations Code of Practice for Wiring of Premises: Candidates are instructed in the correct wiring installation procedures in compliance with electrical installation regulations.
Safety at Roadworks: This training covers work being undertaken at roadsides, including the correct application of temporary road traffic warning signs.