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WFTR231 - Wind Turbine Substation Entry
Course Code:
WFTR 231

Calendar Description:
This course provides theoretical instruction in the regulations and procedures that govern working around substations. This course makes students aware of how the professional electrical staff work in and around substations. A visit to a substation under the guidance of qualified personnel will be provided.

Date First Offered:
2010-02-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 6
Lecture Hours: 6

Total Weeks:
1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- Substation components and functions
- Safe work practice around substations
- Qualifications of substation maintenance personnel

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Identify substation components
- Describe qualified personnel working on substations
- Describe the function of a substation

Knowledge:
Use initiative to identify tasks.

Attitudes:
Use time productively.

Skills:
Select and use appropriate tools.

Grading System:
Percentage

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Quizzes and Tests: 40 %
Lab Work: 10 %
Field Experience: 25 %
Participation: 25 %

Nature of Participation:
Site visit

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Supplies:
Coveralls, footwear having CSA approved safety-toe protection, CSA approved safety glasses with clear lenses, learning modules, notebooks, and calculator.

Text Books:
Required - BC Hydro, Substation Operation and Maintenance (BC Hydro). Chapters Covered: SelectionsAdd Content...
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