High Voltage Course - Operational Level

£250 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ High Voltage (Operational)
Training School:
Glasgow Maritime Academy LLP
Glasgow, United Kingdom

STCW 2010 High Voltage Course - Operational Level - MCA approved

Course Duration: 0.5 days (1300 - 1700)

Course dates: Every week Friday 1300

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for entry to this course

Course Description

To give seafarers the essential education and training in high voltage installations to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Profi ciency (KUP) requirements set out in the specific part of the following: Table A-III/1 Function: Electrical, electronic and control engineering at the operational level Competence: Operate electrical, electronic and control systems (part)

Training Outcome

There are two outcomes to the training

  • Outcome 1: The learner knows the arrangement and protection of high voltage installations on board a vessel.
  • Outcome 2: The learner knows the safety requirements necessary for high voltage installations.

Course Contents:

Definition of high voltage (HV), Reasons for employment of HV, Design requirements, Review of basic electricity, Rules Regulations and Procedures, Electrical hazards, Necessity for HV RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES, Electrical Hazards, Legislation & guidance governing HV at sea, MCA Code Of Safe Working Practice (COSWP), Significance of safe working practices, Working procedures in HV, Procedures to be followed while working on HV, Summarizing dangers of working on HV and precautions, Risk assessment, safety documentation and records, Risk assessment, Electrical permit to work (EPTW), HV entry permits, Sanction to test, Personal protective equipments, Safety guidelines, Using appropriate and approved PPE, Arrangement of a HV Switch Room and, HV testing, Arrangement of a HV switch room, Significance of insulation and its requirements, HV testing, Insulation resistance, Polarization index, Pressure testing of HV breakers, Infrared testing, Protections incorporated in HV Systems, Power-system protection, Insulated neutral and earthed neutral system, advantages, disadvantages of grounded neutral system, Sizing of neutral earth resistor, high resistance earthing,low resistance earthing, Significance of earth fault and indication, Safety and operational features of HV system, Philosophy of fault detection, Circuit breakers, Definition of a Circuit breaker, Arc interruption property of breakers, Types of breakers, Selection of the breaking technology, Advantages/ disadvantages of VCB & SF6 breakers, Electric propulsion system, Electric propulsion scheme, Advantages/ disadvantages of diesel electric propulsion, E-plant, switchboard and distribution system Protection of the electric plant, Drive control, Power management system (PMS), Some examples of diesel electric propulsion systems in use, Terminology and definitions.

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