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Power Academy Course

Testing and Commissioning of High Voltage Circuit Breakers

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Jul 16 - Jul 18, 2024

1866 Colonial Village Lane, Suite 112, Lancaster, PA 17601

3 Days | 21 PDHs | Cost: $1,500

Testing and Commissioning of High Voltage Circuit Breakers provides foundational theoretical and hands on training in the application, operation mechanism, and testing of oil and gas circuit breakers used in the Power utility industry.


  • Field Technicians and Engineers
  • Commissioning Engineers and Technicians
  • Maintenance and Apparatus Technicians


  • Explain necessary safety precautions in field testing and commissioning of high voltage circuit breakers.
  • Explain the importance and principles of circuit breakers in the utility industry.
  • Identify the various interrupting mediums used in circuit breakers.
  • Describe various types of circuit breaker operating mechanisms.
  • Interpret circuit breaker nameplate information.
  • Read and interpret circuit breaker control schematics.
  • Identify and perform the various types of electrical and mechanical tests required on circuit breakers.


  • Instructor-led, interactive training in a lab that mimics an actual utility substation environment with a control house and yard equipment.
  • Hands-on Power Factor, Contact Resistance, and CT Testing of SF6 Circuit Breaker
  • Hands-on Control Circuit Testing of SF6 Breaker


  • Basic understanding of reading and interpreting AC/DC circuit drawings

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