Dielectric Principles

IND 211 - Dielectric Principles

Course Outline

Dielectric Principles features five individual segments covering the basic dielectric principles in AC and DC testing. The segments include: Introduction to Dielectric, What is Insulated, Category A, B, and C, Dielectric Testing Procedures, and Dielectric Testing. Click here to view a more detailed outline of the Aerial Frequent Inspection course.

Introduction to Dielectric

The introductory lesson provides information on the basic principles of dielectric testing.

What is Insulated – Aerials and Diggers

The second lesson focuses on what is insulated and what is not insulated on both Aerial Devices and Digger Derricks.

Category A, B, and C

The Category A, B, and C lesson introduces the three categories of units and the differences between them. This lesson also covers a variety of components including corona rings, the test electrode system, conductive shields, and vacuum prevention systems.

Dielectric Testing Procedures

The fourth segment of this training, Dielectric Testing Procedures, focuses on the forms used by Terex Utilities to perform various dielectric tests.

Dielectric Testing

The final segment of this series focuses on the general requirements for performing a dielectric test.

Quizzing and Testing

Entrance Exam

The entrance exam is provided to help you gauge your knowledge on the topics that will be covered in this training. It also provides the instructors with valuable feedback, allowing us to modify and expand the training to ensure it is as effective as possible. The entrance exam can be taken only once and should be completed before starting any of the training lessons. This exam as no effect on the final grade for the course.

Review Quizzes

A review quiz is provided after each lesson segment to allow the technician to gauge their knowledge and understanding of the topic. The review quizzes can be taken as many times as desired and have no effect on the final grade for the course.

Dielectric Principles Final Exam

The final exam consists of 50 multiple choice and true/false questions. To successfully pass this course, the technician must achieve a score of 90% or higher on the final exam in a maximum of 3 attempts. Upon the successful completion of this course, the technician will receive a Certificate of Completion for the course.