Pilot cable systems - general

This course provides an understanding of what pilot cables are and where they are used. It defines who manages and operationally controls the pilot network. The course will explain why pilot cables are dangerous, and will identify the safety measures employed to minimise the risks while working on pilots. The course will also highlight the requirements when accessing cables and associated circuits. Content of the course covers the fundamental testing requirements and the documentation relating to pilots.

Course Duration

1 day

Who Should Attend

Protections, Communications, SCADA technicians and engineering staff

Prerequisites

None

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this course participants should be able:

  • An understanding of what pilot cables are and where they are used
  • Defining of who manages and operationally controls the pilot network
  • Explanation of why pilot cables are dangerous and the identification of safety measures employed to minimise the risks while working on pilots
  • The requirements when accessing cables and associated circuits
  • The fundamental testing requirements and the documentation relating to pilots.

PPE/PpC & Equipment Requirements

PTSWA training room standards apply:

  • smart casual attire (no shorts)
  • enclosed footwear

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements
Note: Power Training Services does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.

Assessments

Written assessment

Certification

Certificate of Attendance

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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