IEC61439 Standard for Circuit Breakers & Assemblies

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Organisation profile

ABB's Electrification Business Area is a global leader in electrical products and solutions, operating in more than 100 countries, with over 200 manufacturing sites. Our 50,000+ employees are dedicated to transforming how people live, connect and work by delivering safe, smart and sustainable electrification solutions. We are shaping the future trends of electrification, differentiating through technological and digital innovation while delivering an outstanding experience.

Training aim

How to comply to the current standard IEC61439-2 (IS EN 61439-2) for Low voltage power switchgear and control assemblies.

Learning objectives

Overview of the IEC61439 standard and the relationship to the IS EN61439 current national standard. The relationship between the EU commission, LVD, CENELEC and IEC and CE marling

The purpose of the Standard

Rating of a circuit Inc

Forms of separation

What is an Assembly

Design verification (by test, by comparison and by assessment)

Routine verification

Device substitution

Course outline

The CPD module will allow you to learn about the latest importance of the IEC61439-2 including how to comply with this standard

These topics are covered:

• LVD, CENELC and CE marking

• Purpose of the standard

• Type of switchgear & IEC61439-2 (IS EN 61439-2)

• Design Verification & Routine verification

• Circuit ratings Inc 

Trainer's profile

Paul Hyland is an Electrician with 35 years' experience in Switchgear manufacturing and design. Dublin Institute of Technology (Kevin Street / City & Guilds), Electrical service and Design Engineer degree (DT078- DT083) DIT Kevin ST & Electrical Energy management degree (DT018) hons DIT Kevin St

Course duration

1 hour

Assessment & certification

Those who attend this course will receive a certificate of attendance from ABB proving that they have undertaken the CPD training

Who should attend

Electrical engineers and people involved in the design & specification of industrial, commercial and residential buildings.