IEC 61439 Low Voltage Switchgear & Control Assemblies

Organisation profile

A leading independent provider of electrical power distribution and protection equipment to the world market, serving blue-chip clients on all continents from over 100,000 sq/ft of lean-manufacturing facilities in Europe and the USA.

Our extensive product range incorporates Modular Plantrooms and Skids, Packaged Substations, LV switchgear, Busbar Trunking, UPS systems, Static Transfer Switches, PDU’s, RPP’s and Power Monitoring Packages enabling us to provide end-to-end Low Voltage power systems

Training aim

Familiarise engineers with the factors driving change in the standards, and the improvements they can expect as a result. 

Learning objectives

Familiarise engineers with the factors driving change in the standards, and the improvements they can expect as a result.  Generate an awareness of the new standard and its progress through the regulatory bodies.  Understand the implications the new standard will have in terms of how they specify switchgear & assemblies

Course outline

Brief course content:

Introduction

Background:  Current Standard BS EN 60439

Overview of the gaps in the standard that are driving the change

Introduction of the new standard:  IEC 61439

Significant changes brought about by the new standard

Implications for specifications and purchase of switchgear

Current status of standard

Summary / Closure

Trainer's profile

Jerome McEvoy MIET, Principal Engineer Electrical & R&D

29 years experience in the design, manufacture and testing of motor control and power distribution products.  Manages and designs projects for

manufacturing/enhancing Anord's portfolio of test certification, including the development of new products.

Course duration

1.5 hours

Assessment & certification

Q&A Session at the end

Attendance Certificate issued

Who should attend

Engineering Technicians

Chartered Engineers

Incorporated Engineers

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