Designed to take participants through the basic technical principles that will equip them to become competent Linemen Mates. The course exposes them to the electricity value chain and explains simple basic electrical functions, the role of the Mate and interrelationship with other operational units.

Expected Programme Outcomes:

  • Knowledge of Electricity Generation, Transmission & Distribution, various components, sources of electricity and network configuration
  • Knowledge of the basic principles of electricity and Voltage conditions: Causes, Effects and Rectifications
  • Application of safety in overhead line operation
  • Understand various work procedures, material sizes, their importance and principles behind the task
  • Ability to identify various tools, equipment, their functions and operating principles
  • Understanding of the causes of faults, and how best to minimize or rectify fault using best practices
  • Understand principle of teamwork and the place of Linesmen in the electricity value chain etc

Target Audience:

  • Newly Recruited Linemen

Module 1 – 12


Linemen Hand Tools

  • Measuring Tape
  • Lineman Hammer
  • Screwdriver
  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Adjustable Spanner
  • Skinning Knife
  • Pull Lift
  • Hacksaw
  • Drilling Machine

Occupational Health & Safety for Linemen

  • Lineman Operational Environment
  • Causes of Accidents
  • Precautions to avoid Accidents
  • Tools for Managing Safely
  • 10 Commandments for Linemen Safety
  • Work at Height Principles
  • Care for Accident Victims

Pole Dressing

  • Dressing Materials & Tools
  • Dressing of Sectional and Terminal Poles
  • Pole Stringing
  • Earthing
  • Stays: Uses, Assembly & Components
  • Stay Preparation and Installation
  • Weaving & Erection of Stays

Introduction to Transformers

  • Principles and Uses of Transformers
  • Transformer Parts : Internal & External
  • Classification of Transformers
  • Transformer Installation
  • Transformer Protection
  • Transformer Commissioning

Faults and Fault Clearing

  • Definition of Faults
  • Causes of Equipment Failure
  • Common Faults and Repair Procedure
  • Effects of Faults Not Cleared
  • Fuses, Fuse Rupture & Fuse Replacement
  • Preventing Transformer Failure

Introduction to Electrical Fitting

  • History of Electrical Fitters
  • Competency Requirements for Fitters
  • Principal Duties of Electrical Fitters
  • Electrical Fitters Tools and Uses

Introduction to Switchgears

  • Circuit Breakers: Functions & Purpose
  • Classification of Circuit Breakers
  • Earthing
  • Installation of Switchgear Panels

Electric Poles and Pole Erection

  • Types of Poles
  • Functions of Poles
  • Technical & Economic Requirements of Electric Poles
  • Survey Drawing vs. As Built Drawing
  • Pole Sighting
  • Pole Erection Tools
  • Pegging, Digging, Positioning, Erection , Beaming & Launching

Introduction to Cable Jointing

  • Power Cable
  • Types of Cable
  • Cable Parts, Functions and Composition
  • Duties of Cable Jointers
  • Cable Joints & Termination
  • Types of Cable Joints
  • Cable Tools, Identification, Usage and Maintenance

Load Management

  • Implementation of Load Management Programme
  • Communication as Vital Tool in Load Management
  • Reason for Load Management
  • Organogram of Load Management Section
  • Load Shedding

Medium and Low Voltage Distribution System

  • Dressing Materials & Tools
  • Dressing of Sectional and Terminal Poles
  • Pole Stringing
  • Earthing
  • Stays: Uses, Assembly & Components
  • Stay Preparation and Installation
  • Weaving & Erection of Stays

Substations and Substation Equipment

  • Functional Classifications of Substations
  • Structural Classifications of Substations
  • Injection & Distribution Substation Equipment
  • Planning a New Substation
  • Installation of Distribution Equipment
  • Substation Maintenance
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