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Power Line Worker Distribution Level 3 Trainee Guide

Power Line Worker Distribution Level 3 Trainee GuidePhysical Product
  • By NCCER
  • Pub. Date: Dec 18, 2012 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-294865-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-294865-4

Student/Retail Price: $133.32

Institutional/Business Price: $99.99

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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Introduction to Substations, Live Line Work, Three-Phase URD Systems, System Protection and Monitoring, Troubleshooting, Introduction to Smart Grid, and Fundamental Skills for the Crew Leader.


Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 145)


Introduction to Substations (10 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296779-2

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296785-3

Provides an overview of the different types and functions of substations, identifies the various voltage classes, and

introduces the primary equipment and components found in substations. Safe work practices and access issues related to

substations are presented, as well as an introduction to oneline diagrams. (Module ID 82201-12)


Live Line Work (40 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296759-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296764-8

This module covers the tools such as hot sticks, shotgun sticks, and wire tongs, along with the PPE and safe work practices

that are critical elements of live line and bare hand work. The module includes coverage of the various live line tasks such

as different methods of moving conductors and replacing insulators, cross-arms, and poles. (Module ID 80301-12)


Three-Phase URD Systems (25 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296760-0

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296766-2

This module covers safety practices associated with threephase URD systems, describes vault and manhole applications,

and describes different transformer configurations and sectionalizing equipment used in three-phase URD systems.

It also covers three-0phase cables and how cable is pulled through conduit. (Module ID 80302-12)


System Protection and Monitoring (7.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296761-7

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296767-9

Presents an overview of monitoring and protection systems and reviews the key components that make them work. Feeder

diagrams and their use in locating and identifying components is also covered. (Module ID 80303-12)


Troubleshooting (40 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296762-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296768-6

This module focuses on the methods used to safely locate and correct faults in aerial and URD systems. It includes

troubleshooting methods as well as work site preparation. (Module ID 80304-12)


Introduction to Smart Grid (2.5 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296763-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-296769-3

This module describes the network of transmission and distribution lines that delivers electricity between generating

sources and consumers and explains how the smart grid overlays this network to maintain a balance between power

availability and demand. (Module ID 80305-12)


Fundamental Skills for the Crew Leader (20 Hours)

Trainee $40 ISBN 978-0-13-292245-6

Instructor $40 ISBN 978-0-13-292255-5

While this module has been designed to assist the recently promoted crew leader, it is beneficial for anyone

in management. The course covers basic leadership skills and explains different leadership styles, communication,

delegating, and problem solving. Job-site safety and the crew leader’s role in safety are also discussed. This edition goes into

detail on project planning, scheduling, and estimating with new performance tasks to assist the learning process. (Module ID


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Individual Modules for this title also available separately

80301-12 Live Line Work TG
80301-12 Live Line Work TG
Nov 16, 2012
80302-12 Three-Phase URD Systems TG
80302-12 Three-Phase URD Systems TG
Nov 16, 2012
80304-12 Troubleshooting TG
80304-12 Troubleshooting TG
Nov 16, 2012
80305-12 Introduction to Smart Grid TG
80305-12 Introduction to Smart Grid TG
Nov 16, 2012
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