Electrical Circuit Breakers -- Maintenance Training

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Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Description:
Our electrical circuit breakers maintenance training course will discuss application, installation, maintenance and testing issues related to low, medium and high-voltage switchgear and electrical circuit breaker equipment. The course will provide delegates with a solid understanding of Circuit Breaker and switchgear theory and standards. The course will also make delegates aware of issues concerning the proper application, installation and maintenance of circuit breaker equipment with a strong emphasis on safety. The course will cover a wide range of material starting from the basics and moving on to more complex issues.

This electrical circuit breakers course also provides an overview of power system design and theory, focusing on the power distribution electrical circuit breakers used in common utility, industrial, commerical and institutional applications. Basic electrical circuit breaker construction, electrical safety, and common circuit breaker maintenance techniques are the major components of this course.

When brought on-site, this course can be supplemented by an in-depth study of the specific circuit breaker models used at the client's facility. Hands-on training is provided wherever practical.

Who Should Attend:
This course is recommended for skilled trades, supervisors, and anyone involved in the maintenance of industrial power circuit breakers.

Course Objectives:

Establishing a solid understanding of electrical Circuit breaker and switchgear design and operation is vital to its safe and reliable application. This course provides valuable technical information on low and medium voltage circuit breaker and switchgear equipment used in common industrial, commercial and utility applications.


  • Switchgear, Theory and Applications
  • Switchgear and Circuit Breaker control Drawings
  • Switchgear Ratings
  • Short Circuit Current Estimation
  • Low-Voltage Circuit Breaker Overview
  • Purpose and application
  • Electrical Circuit breaker construction
  • Electrical Circuit breaker operation
  • Electrical Circuit breaker control
  • Modern LV Trip Units
  • Low-Voltage Circuit Breaker Maintenance
  • Adjustments
  • Troubleshooting and repair
  • Hands-on testing and inspections
  • Personnel and equipment safety


  • MV Electrical Circuit Breakers Overview
  • Purpose/application
  • ElectricalCircuit breaker construction
  • ElectricalCircuit breaker operation
  • ElectricalCircuit breaker control
  • Personnel and equipment safety factors
  • MV Electrical Circuit Breaker Maintenance
  • General Circuit breaker maintenance
  • Inspection and testing
  • Maintenance intervals
  • Troubleshooting and repair
  • Hands-on testing and inspections
  • Grounding
  • Principles of grounding
  • Grounding procedures
  • Ground and test device
  • Ground Fault Protection
  • Switchgear Maintenance
  • Standards -- Standards Organizations, Certification Marks and Applicable

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