T3 – Transformer Design, Construction, Testing & Maintenance

Outline Content

  • Safety requirements
  • Transformer design and construction
  • Periodic and post-installation testing
  • Transformer oil testing
  • Insulation testing
  • Open circuit tests
  • Short circuit tests
  • Vector group tests
  • Temperature devices
  • Buchholz protection unit
  • Pressure relief devices
  • Routine maintenance


2 days

Course Overview

This course provides technical information about the design, construction, maintenance and the significance of various site tests that are carried out on high voltage transformers. It also covers practical methods of transformer testing including routine tests for post-fault and preventive maintenance.

Who should attend?

Electrical Engineers/Technicians responsible for the purchase, installation, site commissioning, operation and maintenance of electrical power transformers.


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: £480.00 + 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
T2 – Earth Electrode Testing

Course Dates

May 2020
Thursday 14 – Friday 15

July 2020
Thursday 02 – Friday 03

September 2020
Thursday 10 – Friday 11

November 2020
Thursday 05 – Friday 06

Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking