Periodic Inspection & Testing of Industrial Electrical Systems

Organisation profile

HVOTC is an Irish owned and run limited company established in 1998. We are an independent electrical training provider specialising in competency based High Voltage operational training that is site specific and tailored to the customers requirements. In addition to electrical training HVOTC offers consultancy services in the following areas:

  • H.V. system safety audits.
  • Pre-handover inspections of new/upgraded H.V. systems.
  • Developing and updating high voltage safety rules and procedures.

Training aim

The course covers the periodic electrical tests required on low voltage (< 1,000 V AC) industrial electrical distribution systems.

Learning objectives

  • Health & Safety Legislation.
  • Electrical Safety/Hazard Awareness.
  • Electrical Testing Statutory Requirements.
  • Electrical Tests Theory & Practical (as per current legislation & best industry practice).
  • Testing in Ex Areas.
  • Electrical Tests Practical Demonstrations.
  • Electrical Fault Finding.

Course outline

This training is aimed at electricians, technicians & supervisors with responsibility for the maintenance of existing industrial electrical systems. The course covers the periodic testing requirements as outlined in ET 101 and other tests that will contribute to the up keep of the electrical installation. The training is carried out on site at the customers premises using their test equipment to ensure familiarity for the attendees. 

Trainer's profile

Richard McDonnell has been involved in industrial electrical maintenance since 1998. In 2008 Richard began training for HVOTC and has worked with electricians, technicians and engineers in the pharmaceutical, production, wind, data storage, rail industries and the health services.

Course duration

2 day

Assessment & certification

Participants will be involved in hands on operation of test equipment and will also complete a theory based questionnaire.

Who should attend

Electricians, technicians & supervisors with responsibility for the maintenance of existing industrial electrical systems.

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