Underground Power Cable (Level 3)

Facilitated By:
Hydro One

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.

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.


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

Course Length: 

2 weeks

Underground Power Cable (Level 3)

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