Hendrix covered conductor

Training in the knowledge and skills to install Hendrix covered conductor on the Western Power network.

Course Duration

3 days

Suitable for

Overhead workers who are required to install Hendrix covered conductor on the Western Power network.

Prerequisites

  • CIII in ESI – Power Systems – Distribution Overhead
  • Network Authority Card (NAC)

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the difference between screened and covered conductors
  • name the four component parts of Hendrix conductors
  • identify the main equipment for the installation of Hendrix conductors
  • calculate the correct tensioning of messenger wire and Hendrix conductors
  • describe the requirements when grounding messenger wire
  • describe the correct preparation procedure and make the necessary calculations when installing the messenger wire and Hendrix conductors
  • demonstrate the correct splicing procedure for Hendrix conductors
  • demonstrate the correct stringing procedure to install Hendrix conductors
  • demonstrate the correct stringing procedure to install Hendrix conductor using equipment supplied
  • state the minimum distance required between any two splices, or a splice and any hardware on Hendrix conductors
  • demonstrate the correct splicing procedure for Hendrix conductor using the equipment supplied

What to wear

  • PPE Level 1
  • Hat/Sun protections
  • Wet weather gear – weather dependent

See the Western Power PPE Procedure for more information about the requirements

What to bring

  • 2 x Shifting spanners – 250mm/10"
  • 1 x Flat blade screwdriver

Note: PTS does not provide PPE, PPC and tools for training courses.

Assessments

Written and practical assessment

Certification

Cerfiticate of attendance

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