Transformer Condition Management – Level 1

On request
2 Days
Virtual Instructor Led training

Transformer Condition Management – Level 1

A comprehensive training course for managing transformers in service by analysis of the transformers oil.

ECSA Validation no: SAAMA2017519 for 2 CPD credits


The scope

This two-day course covers theoretical solutions for the analysis and management of transformer insulating oils. Principles of Transformer Condition Management are expressed through defect detection, monitoring and diagnosis. Technological solutions are presented for adoption into effective reliability and asset management programmes.

Course Overview

Day one

  • Comparison of various oil types
  • Transformer condition monitoring
  • Laboratory processes
  • Gas in oil interpretation
  • Breakdown of oil molecules
  • Calculations and ratios
  • Visualising data
  • Production rates
  • Oil quality
Day two

  • Oil sampling automation
  • Moisture management and removal
  • Life extension of the transformer
  • Degree of polymerisation
  • Analysis automation
2 Days

Who should attend

  • Maintenance technicians and engineers
  • Operating personnel who have the delegated authority to return transformers to service
  • Personnel who are involved in condition monitoring
  • Maintenance and Engineering managers

Course outcomes

  • Understanding of transformer health indicators
  • Interpretation of oil analysis
  • Making informed maintenance decisions based on analysed results
  • Extending transformer life by implementing condition-based maintenance
  • Evaluating risk and reliability by structured evaluation techniques.

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