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.

    Training Package

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

    T1 – Electrical Pressure Testing
    T2 – Earth Electrode Testing


    Candidates who successfully complete the course and the theoretical assessment will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate. Candidates who fail the competence assessment will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


    £615.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.

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

    Fees include

    • Candidate’s course notes (Electronic Version). If a hard copy is required there will be a nominal fee of £25.00.
    • Light lunch/refreshments
    • Competence assessment


    • It is recommended that candidates consider refresher training within a maximum of three years, subject to changes in rules, regulations, etc.
    • The Faraday certificates are dispatched to clients after receipt of full payment.

    Service package

    The Faraday Centre Ltd can also assist with hotel accommodation; please refer to page 3 for further details.

    Please note: The service package is not included in the above fees.

    Payment terms

    Standard terms for The Faraday Centre Ltd. clients with established credit are payment in 30 days from the date of invoice. Otherwise, payment is required at least 7 days prior to the course commencement date.

    Terms & conditions

    This quotation is subject to the enclosed “Conditions of Sale”.

    Course Dates


    July 2022
    Monday 25 – Tuesday 26

    September 2022
    Thursday 08 – Friday 09

    November 2022
    Thursday 10 – Friday 11

    Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking