Substation Electrician (Level 1)
This course is the first of three courses that provides students with the practical and theoretical knowledge to become proficient as a Journeyperson Substation Electrician.
Level 1 will cover the following topics:
Industrial wiring as per current “Canadian Electrical Code”
Relay control circuits
Single and three phase electrical theory
Basic transformer theory
Three phase transformer connections
AC and DC motors and generators
Motor starter testing and troubleshooting
Theory Qualifying Test covering the following: atomic structure, basic electrical quantities and their relations, series and parallel circuits, series - parallel circuits, magnetism and electromagnetism, sine wave generation and components, semiconductor diodes, electrical meters, inductance, inductive reactance, impedance, capacitance, capacitive reactance, RCL series circuit solving and phasors, RCL parallel circuit solving with phasors, transformers, basic three-phase theory.
The Theory Qualifying Test is designed to confirm the apprentice is competent to successfully complete the theory portion of Level 1. The Theory Qualifying Test is not required for entry if the candidate has a two or three year Community College Certificate in a related field. Some additional exemptions are accepted. Please call for clarification.
Low voltage wiring
Control circuit design and wiring
Level 1 manual
The Substation Electrician Log Book will be provided with the Orientation training manual.
Course Dates and Registration: