Certified Switchman: High Voltage Switching:

Certified Switchman: High Voltage Switching:

Course Introduction

This Certified Switchman: High Voltage Switching course is designed to provide individuals with a thorough understanding of the principles of high voltage and electrical switching. Participants in this course will learn about the importance of regulation and the necessity of safe electrical switching practices in the oil sector. Upon completion of the course, participants will be prepared to obtain their certification as a Certified Switchman: High Voltage Switching.



The course aims to help participants learn the essential concepts, principles, and techniques used in high voltage electrical switching operations. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

- Gain an understanding of the principles of high voltage and electrical switching

- Design safe electrical switching programs suited for the oil sector

- Learn about regulatory requirements and their impact on switching practices

- Develop safe work practices and identify common work hazards

- Learn about the various types of electrical equipment used in the oil sector

- Implement safe, consistent electrical switching procedures and prepare for certification.


Who Should Attend

This course is best suited for professionals working in the oil sector who are involved in electrical switching, maintenance and operations. The course is recommended for:

- Electrical engineers and technicians

- Electrical maintenance personnel

- Project managers and engineers

- Operations managers and supervisors


Introduction to High Voltage Switching

- Overview of electrical switching concepts

- Introduction to high voltage systems

- Understanding electrical safety procedures and fundamentals

- Regulatory requirements and their impact on electrical switching

- Introduction to the Electrical Safety Code (ESC)


Electrical Safety and Prevention of Accidents

- Electrical safety procedures

- Electrical hazard identification, assessment, and management

- Basic electrical safety principles: grounding and electrical insulation

- Electrical safety devices and importance of barriers and signage

- Lock-out and tag-out procedures for electrical systems


Switching Procedures and Work Practices

- Electrical switching procedures for oil installations

- Safe work practices

- Performing switching operations in a multi-disciplinary environment

- Work permits, change management, and work priority systems

- Electrical switching policies and control procedures


Electrical Equipment Types and Testing

- Overview of electrical equipment types used in the oil industry

- Electrical system testing and inspection procedures

- Fundamental electrical system testing equipment- meg ohm meter, phase rotation meter, circuit tracers, etc.

- Circuit protection equipment and fault diagnosis techniques

- Introduction to power transformers and control systems




Event Information

Event Date 28-07-2024
Event End Date 01-08-2024
Individual Price $3,600.00
Location cairo
Categories Electrical Engineering