Operations and Maintenance Training Center
4201 Sabodan Street
Bakersfield, CA 93313
Phone: (661) 858-5652
Fax: (661) 858-5655
Course Title: Voltage Regulators
Location: San Joaquin Field Division
Sponsor: O&M Training Center
Participants: H.E.P. Electricians & Operators
Class Limits: Minimum 8, Maximum 16
Time: 20 Hours: Days 1 & 2: 0730 to 1600. Day 3: 0730 to 1200
Instructor: Brenda Cress
Course Information: This is a 20-hour course on the theory of operation, and applications of voltage regulators.
Class Prerequisites: Students should have a basic understanding of 3Ø electrical theory, electrical motors, generators and VAR flow.
Day One - 8 Hours
Why voltage regulators are needed.
History of voltage regulators.
Basic theory of what a voltage regulator does.
Day Two - 8 Hours
Use of voltage regulator with relays.
Operation of a WTA voltage regulator.
How to put a voltage regulator in and out of service.
Day Three - 4 Hours
Field trip to a plant.
Instructional hands-on operation of a voltage regulator.