High Voltage Installations Management

Course Details
3 days

Singapore Polytechnic

Course Objective:
The course aims to provide Marine Engineer Officer at Management Level the skills and knowledge to manage the operation and safety of High Voltage (HV) Installations onboard. (ref STCW 2010 table A-III/2 and B-III/2). It gives participants

1. Understanding of the principles and concept of Electric Propulsion and Control System which are used on Marine vessels and Offshore installations.
2. Understand the risks management in High Voltage.
3. Know the safe protection gears available and how to use them properly.
4. Understand the safety procedures and management in HV operation and maintenance.

Course Outline:
A. Know the design features for High Voltage Installations onboard marine vessels and offshore installations.

B. Know the hazards in HV installations and understand the safe operations involving high voltage.

Suitable For:
Holders of CoCs Class 1 or Class 2 Engineer Officer with no prior experience on High Voltage Installations.
Electrical Engineers working on Offshore Installations

Minimum Entry Requirements:
Not less than 18 years of age;
Hold a Certificate of Competency as a Marine Engineer Officer Class 2, and;
Have adequate working knowledge of English (Spoken& Written)

Course Outline:
Day 1:

1 Explain the Classification of High Voltage

1.1 Explain factors considered in classifying a voltage as "high voltage" and reference to International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 60092, Electrical installations in ships series and IEC 61892, Mobile and fixed offshore units - Electrical installations series
1.2 State the advantages of High-Voltage.
1.3 State the advantages of an insulated system

Day 2:

2.1 Explain the Generation and Distribution of high-voltage on ships.
2.2. Describe with sketch the Electric Propulsion system.
2.3 Explain Synchro-convertors and Cyclo-convertors.
2.4 Describe Functional, Operational and safety requirements for a marine high-voltage system.
2.5 Explain the assigning qualified personal to carry out maintenance and repair of high-voltage switchgear of various types.
2.6 State the various types of High-voltage switchgear.
2.7 Describe the High Voltage equipment: Circuit breakers, Cable, Fuses

Day 3:

3.1 Explain the Remedial action necessary during faults in high voltage system
3.2 Explain the Switching strategy for isolating components of a high voltage system.
3.3 Explain the Selection of Suitable Apparatus for isolation and testing of high-voltage equipment
3.4 Explain the Switching and isolation procedure on marine high-voltage system, complete with safety documentation.
3.5 Explain the Performance of insulation resistance and polarization index on high voltage equipment.

Practical (4 hours)

Know the Operational Safety of High-Voltage Installations

4. Explain how to use HV personal protection equipment (PPE)

4.1 Explain Insulated Gloves, Goggles, Insulating Bars, Insulating Foot wear, Mates, Earthing Cables, HV Testers
4.2 Explain terms of Certification of Personal Protection Equipment

4.3 Explains HV safety procedures:

4.3.1 - Permission and coordination of HV works
4.3.2 - Information, Warnings and protection against unauthorized influence on safety.
4.3.3 - Assistance during HV work
4.3.4 - Checking for voltage presence before any work starts.

Award / Certification / Accreditation: Certificate of Attendance/Certificate of Performance
Certificate of Performance (ref STCW 2010 table A-III/2 and B-III/2)

Course Fees payable:

Singapore Citizens aged below 40 and Singapore PRs Singapore Citizens Others
Non-SME sponsored 1Sponsored by SME 2Aged 40 and above
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)
(incl. GST)

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.
1 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information, click here Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME ” together with your online application.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

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Terms and Conditions

Important Dates

Course Date:

 24 Mar 2021 to 26 Mar 2021

Registration Periods:
22 Jan 2021 to 1 Mar 2021

<Registration may be closed once seats are filled up.>

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at www.pace.sp.edu.sg
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
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b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
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Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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