ECG’s Comprehensive Underground School equips utility workers with the skills necessary to safely operate, maintain, and repair an underground electrical system. Today’s congested underground environments require utility workers to be properly trained to safely work on critical infrastructure.

ECG’s 4 ½ day program will cover the core competencies of underground primary and secondary electrical systems to ensure that students can perform three-phase switching, protective grounding and isolation, pad mount transformer installations, and the proper make-up of 200-amp and 600-amp components. This course also offers the opportunity to enhance the knowledge of a utility’s line locator. Students will show proficiency in locating and fault-finding on primary and secondary cables. ECG ensures that each student will demonstrate his or her abilities according to current utility locating and fault-finding best practices and current industry standards. Utility employees may elect to attend only the 1 ½ Day Line Locating & Fault Finding portion of the class.

This comprehensive program will outfit utility workers with the skills needed to safeguard underground infrastructure for years to come.

What to Expect Each Day

  • Day 1: Principles of primary and secondary Underground Electrical Systems:
    Hands-on make-up of 200-amp equipment and components.
    Hands-on secondary installations from transformer to customer’s meter base.
  • Day 2: Primary Underground Systems
    Hands-on Installation of 600-amp equipment and components.
  • Day 3: Concepts of three phase switching
    Hands-on three phase and single phase switching
    Equipotential Grounding vs. Complete Cable Isolation
  • Day 4: Principles of Line Locating and Fault Finding
  • Day 5 (1/2 day): Line Locating/Fault Finding (Continued)

Class Location

Jeff Cook Training Center
261 Bozeman Road
Adel, GA 31631

Class Dates

November 7-11, 2022

Class Pricing

Members: $750
Non Members: $2250
Premium Members: $0

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend, substitutions will be permitted up to one week prior to the first day of class with written notification, there will be no refunds or credits given. Attendees must attend all 5 days in order to receive their Certificate of Completion. ECG reserves the right to reschedule or cancel any scheduled training class or to replace personnel.

*While ECG has made reasonable efforts to provide quality training services, it makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, or suitability with respect to any training for any particular purpose. Any reliance you place on such training for a particular purpose is therefore strictly at your own risk. All information and material presented herein are subject to copyrights owned by ECG and other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, republication, or other use of all or part of any information found herein is prohibited unless prior written permission has been granted by ECG or the appropriate copyright owner. Copyright 2020. Electric Cities of Georgia, Inc. All rights reserved.

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