T2 – Earth Electrode Testing

Outline Content

  • Purpose of test
  • Testing conditions
  • Test equipment
  • Safety considerations
  • Statutory regulations and standards
  • Test results
  • Remedial work
  • Practical testing procedures


1 day

Course Overview

This course outlines different types of earth electrode systems used in conjunction with high and low voltage networks Including methods of testing earth electrode systems, earth resistivity and subsequent interpretation of test results. (Note: this is not a design course).

Who should attend?

Electrical Engineers/Technicians/ Contractors responsible for the installation, commissioning and testing of earth electrodes used on high voltage systems.


Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competence assessments will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


Course: £280.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.
Assessment: £85.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.

Note: course assessment is optional.

All prices exclude VAT and are subject to revision without notice. Further dates can be added upon request, please contact us.

Training Package

This course is available as our TP3 package with the following courses;

T1 – Electrical Pressure Testing
T3 – Transformer Design, Construction, Testing and Maintenance 

Course Dates

September 2019
Wednesday 18

October 2019
Wednesday 09

November 2019
Wednesday 20

Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking