Module 3 Electrical - Management & Control of Electrical Installations and Application of IS EN 50110 1&2

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Location: Online
Duration: 1 Day
Course Date: Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Course Time: 10am to 4pm
Course Cost
Company Member: €330
Non Company Member: €475

Course Overview

This course is Module 3 of our Electrical Series;

Please click on the links below for information and booking of Modules 1 and 2.

Module 1 - Introduction to High Voltage (HV) Familiarisation

Module 2 - Due Diligence for Procurement and take over of HV Installations  

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The Management and Control of High Voltage Systems in accordance with IS EN 50110 – 1 & 2, and compliance with SI 299 with respect to Safe Places of Work and Safe Systems of Work.

The Management and Control of High Voltage (HV) Systems – Application of IWEA Best Practice Guidelines for Windfarm Electrical Operation & Electrical Switching in accordance with IS EN 50110 – 1 & 2, as applied to wind farm HV infrastructure.

Describing  the legal requirements for management, monitoring and control of a place of work that contains HV Systems . Defining the Roles and Responsibilities as set out in the applicable national standards including the appropriate Competence requirements. Explaining the processes and procedures required in setting people to work on the HV system, close to the HV system and in the HV environment, including the management of system boundary points.

Investigation of HV System Rules and the control regimes appropriate to working on or close to boundary points involving 2 System Controllers and HV System Rule sets.

Course Objectives

Provide a detailed appreciation of the requirements of Irish and European Standard, ISEN 50110-1:2013 and best practice in regard to the management and operation of HV Systems and equipment with a particular focus on their application to a windpower generation  assets.

Provide an appreciation of the legal requirements applicable to the  management of electrical installations as required by Irish legislation.

Explain the role and importance of HV Rules in regard to managing and operating a HV installation.

Explain responsibilities and define Roles for individuals charged with the management, operation and maintenance of HV equipment.

Clarify competence required for Roles and individuals involved in the management, operation and maintenance of HV equipment.

Explain the importance of assessing competence of contractors and individuals.

Provide knowledge and training to enable delegates to implement electrical safety in electrical operations and maintenance activities.

Provide an understanding of electrical risks associated with electrical installations specific to wind energy assets and the development of a site-specific risk assessment.

Course Content

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the legal requirements including standards for the management and operation of HV installations
  2. Understand the various Roles and Responsibilities involved in the management and operation of HV installations
  3. Understand the importance and process of assessing the competence of contractors and individuals
  4. Understand the importance of HV Rules and Procedures
  5. Understand the fundamentals of Electrical Risk Management and Hazard identification.
  6. Apply their learning to the management, operation and maintenance of windpower generation assets.
  7. Use their learning as a basis for developing competence for specific roles

Content

Section 1:

Course Objectives and Outcomes.
Legislation, Standards, Guidance applicable to the operation of Electrical Installations.

Section 2:

Introduction to Electrical Risk, Hazards and Injury.

Section 3:

Roles, Responsibilities, Terms and Definitions, including delegation of tasks and competence requirements.

Section 4:

Basic Principles of Operation and Work Organisation including HV Rules, duties and responsibilities for individuals, tools, PPE, emergency procedures, communication, drawings, records and documentation.

Section 5:

Operational procedures including types of operation, activities, testing, measurement and management of boundaries.

Section 6:

Working Procedures including methods, planning, working zones, types of activities, voltage categories, dead working practices, safe distances, disconnection, earthing, reconnection, notifications, 

signs, locks, barriers, screens, vicinity of live conductors, live working practices, weather conditions and non-electrical activities.

Section 7:

Maintenance procedures including activities, personnel, fault investigation, handover.

Section 8:

Case Studies including Windpower generation asset management

Section 9:

Assessment and feedback.

Course Certification

CPD Application currently with Engineers Ireland

Course Trainers

This course is delivered by industry professionals with over 60 years combined experience at all levels in the development, design, construction, maintenance, operation, control and health & safety of high voltage electrical systems.

Having held senior roles in design, construction and H&S the team is well placed to answer all queries associated with electrical installations.

A chartered electrical engineer with a background in HV design, construction and project management teamed with a time served electrician from a utility HV background with a H.Dip. SHAWW in Health and Safety provide the ideal combination to deliver the subject matter in an engaging and interactive manner with the ability to understand the needs of groups and individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and cater to those needs throughout the course.