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Fault Current

Power systems are effectively earthed by the neutral points being connected directly to earth. The only resistance being the inherent resistance of the connections and the earth itself. A system fault comprises either one or…

High Voltage Equipment Rating

Most high voltage distribution equipment has four basic ratings – service voltage; basic insulation level; rated current carrying capacity; and fault capacity. Service voltage The IEC sets standards for manufacturers to produce cables and switchgear…

Substations

Substations, switchyards and switch rooms are hazardous areas but only become dangerous if procedures are not strictly followed. The safety of personnel is the paramount consideration in the operation of any power system. Substations are…

Unrelated to the Virus or the Beer….Why does Corona Effect need to be considered for High Voltage?

When an alternating current is made to flow across multiple conductors of a transmission line where its spacing is large compared to their diameters, the air surrounding the conductors (composed of ions) is subjected to…

Operating High Voltage Equipment

A question our Technical Specialists get asked regularly on the high voltage courses is ‘do I need to use a switching program every time I operate high voltage equipment?’ The short answer is no. The…

What to expect at Coex Training’s High Voltage course

Watch the video below to hear High Voltage Specialist Craig Hagan go through the course.    Coex Training’s High Voltage Switching Courses cover everything from basic electrical theory all the way through to physically conducting…

Why audits are important

Under the Electrical Safety Act (QLD) the requirement is for all “new” Hazardous Area installations to have a Hazardous Area audit completed by an accredited Hazardous Area auditor and the installation found “compliant” prior to…

What is Hazardous Areas Technical Services?

Hazardous Areas are present on many sites and are often overlooked, from our experience it has been noted that companies treat hazardous areas differently. Some examples; Do not know what hazardous areas are People equate…

Hazardous Areas: Regulating Standards in a Global Market

Hazardous Areas. Not only are they dangerous, they’re increasingly common. And with Australia outsourcing more projects overseas, regulation has become challenging. So how do we ensure the next generation have the knowledge to work safely…

What to expect in the practicals

Watch the video below to hear Industry Specialist Paul Egan go through the practicals.  Do you need skills that are applicable to the real world? It’s one thing to learn new theories, but another to…

What to expect at Coex Training’s Hazardous Area course

What can you expect from our Hazardous Area Installation and Maintenance course? Watch the video below to hear Hazardous Areas Specialist Paul Egan go through the course.  Coex Training’s Hazardous Areas courses provide the knowledge…

Why audits are important

Under the Electrical Safety Act (QLD) the requirement is for all “new” Hazardous Area installations to have a Hazardous Area audit completed by an accredited Hazardous Area auditor and the installation found “compliant” prior to…

What is Hazardous Areas Technical Services?

Hazardous Areas are present on many sites and are often overlooked, from our experience it has been noted that companies treat hazardous areas differently. Some examples; Do not know what hazardous areas are People equate…

Coex Training Partnering Up With ATC: Bunbury Training

Coex Training is partnering with The Apprenticeship and Traineeship Company (ATC) Bunbury to increase the delivery portfolio of post-trade electrical training in the South West region.   The ATC facility now includes dedicated training equipment…

Bunbury Training with ATC

Coex Training is now in partnership with The Apprenticeship and Traineeship Company (ATC) in the South West Region of WA, Bunbury. ATC’s Bunbury facility will be an expansion of Coex Training’s delivery capability in Western…

Unrelated to the Virus or the Beer….Why does Corona Effect need to be considered for High Voltage?

When an alternating current is made to flow across multiple conductors of a transmission line where its spacing is large compared to their diameters, the air surrounding the conductors (composed of ions) is subjected to…

Mining boom or massive skills shortage?

Mining boom or massive skills shortage? AMMA’s 2019 report revealed Alt. Combatting the skills shortage: 21,000 new mining workers needed by 2024 According to a recent report, the Australian mining industry will need 21,000 new…

Hazardous Areas: Regulating Standards in a Global Market

Hazardous Areas. Not only are they dangerous, they’re increasingly common. And with Australia outsourcing more projects overseas, regulation has become challenging. So how do we ensure the next generation have the knowledge to work safely…

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Fault Current

Power systems are effectively earthed by the neutral points being connected directly to earth. The only resistance being the inherent resistance of the connections and the earth itself. A system fault comprises either one or…

Why audits are important

Under the Electrical Safety Act (QLD) the requirement is for all “new” Hazardous Area installations to have a Hazardous Area audit completed by an accredited Hazardous Area auditor and the installation found “compliant” prior to…

High Voltage Equipment Rating

Most high voltage distribution equipment has four basic ratings – service voltage; basic insulation level; rated current carrying capacity; and fault capacity. Service voltage The IEC sets standards for manufacturers to produce cables and switchgear…

Substations

Substations, switchyards and switch rooms are hazardous areas but only become dangerous if procedures are not strictly followed. The safety of personnel is the paramount consideration in the operation of any power system. Substations are…