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Power Cable Testing

COURSE NO: E04-048
Power Cable Testing
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses various power cable testing procedures including visual inspection, cable failures and their analysis, insulation and conductor defects, field testing of medium voltage cables and different cable testing methods.


This course also covers issues related to different failure types such as mechanical failures, overheating, chemical actions etc. and ways to mitigate them and to put cables back into the service.


This 4 PDH online course is suitable for electrical engineers with a desire to understand the fundamentals of power cable testing. Upon successful completion engineers will be able to address various cable testing terms and procedures, to understand effects of such failures and how to organize mitigation measures in a timely manner so the service interruption time is minimized.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about cable visual inspection
  • Understanding cable failures and their analysis
  • Learning about heating of cables
  • Understanding conductor and insulation defects
  • Learning about field testing of medium voltage cables
  • Learning about cable testing methods
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, “Power Cable Testing” by Velimir Lackovic, Char. Eng.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Power Cable Testing (1.4 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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