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Underground Power Cable (Level 3)

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic course dates are subject to change due to changing Health & Wellness policies and procedures.

Course Summary:

During the course, students will perform core skill tasks and be assessed on performance. Course topics and objectives will include: cable splicing techniques involving heat shrink and pre-moulded splices and high K stress relief principles.

Course Outline:

Cable fault location is covered in classroom and field sessions using prefault location methods, TDR (radar) and surge pulse (thumper) and audio frequency receivers. Other topics include:

  • Second day Utility Work Protection Code and Final Exam

  • Wye and Delta systems

  • Three phase transformers

  • Voltage regulation

  • Isolation and switching/grounding

  • Cable spiking

  • Single and three phase cable identification

  • Confined space rescue

  • Underground system troubleshooting


Successful completion of Underground Power Cable Level 2.


The successful completion of the session combined with appropriate experience entitles the participant to The MEARIE Group’s Certificate for registration as a Underground Power Cable Journeyperson.


$8,275+ HST 2020 | $8,450 + HST 2021
Includes materials, lunch and breaks.

Course Length: 

2 weeks


Kleinburg Training Centre

Course Dates and Registration:

CourseBegin DateEnd DateRegistration
Underground Power Cable - Level 311/30/202012/11/2020 REGISTER
Underground Power Cable - Level 33/1/20213/12/2021 REGISTER