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The Electrical Academy offers comprehensive learning solutions in the areas of Electrical Engineering that can be specifically tailored to clients’ needs. As a Centre of Competency Development and Certification, we are committed to deliver the best training experience to our clients.

Our academy is well-equipped with up-to-date equipment specialising in oil and gas industries to simulate real-life working situations.

We offer a wide range of electrical training programmes, from fundamental principles of electrical engineering to high-level programmes which focus on operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

In collaboration with renowned certifying bodies, we also offer competency and certification-based courses, such as competency of personnel working in hazardous area and Chargeman certification, certified by IECEx and Energy Commission, respectively.

In 2016, we have been conferred by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as a Recognised Training Provider (RTP) for IECEx approved programmes. We are the first among the users and also the first training institution in Malaysia to obtain the RTP status.

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Electrical

The Electrical Academy offers comprehensive learning solutions in the areas of Electrical Engineering that can be specifically tailored to clients’ needs. As a Centre of Competency Development and Certification, we are committed to deliver the best training experience to our clients.

Our academy is well-equipped with up-to-date equipment specialising in oil and gas industries to simulate real-life working situations.

We offer a wide range of electrical training programmes, from fundamental principles of electrical engineering to high-level programmes which focus on operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

In collaboration with renowned certifying bodies, we also offer competency and certification-based courses, such as competency of personnel working in hazardous area and Chargeman certification, certified by IECEx and Energy Commission, respectively.

In 2016, we have been conferred by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as a Recognised Training Provider (RTP) for IECEx approved programmes. We are the first among the users and also the first training institution in Malaysia to obtain the RTP status.

IECEx Unit Ex 001

This programme provides participants with essential knowledge on basic principles of equipment protection in explosive atmosphere. It also covers the basic selection, installation and maintenance of explosion-protected equipment in accordance with IEC 60079 Standards.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Engineers & Technicians from petrochemical, oil & gas industries, Equipment Manufacturers and those who are interested to be a competent person on Ex equipment internationally in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DESCRIBE hazardous area classification, Gas Groups, Temperature Classes and Degree of Ingress Protection (IP) based on IEC Standards
  • IDENTIFY special features of Explosion-protected (Ex) equipment in accordance with IEC Standards
  • EXPLAIN the basic requirements for selection, installation and maintenance of Ex equipment in explosive atmosphere
  • DESCRIBE safety precautions while working with Ex equipment in Explosive atmospheres

PROGRAMME CONTENTS
DAY 01

  • Hazardous Area Definition
  • The Fire Triangle
  • Hazardous Area Classification
  • Material Group: Gas & Dust
  • Temperature Class
  • Ingress Protection
  • Method of Protection for Ex Equipment
  • Equipment Category
  • Equipment Protection Level

DAY 02

  • Selection , Installation and Inspection of Ex Equipment
  • Safety Precaution for working in Explosive Atmosphere
  • Standards, Codes Of Practice And Certifications

IECEx Unit Ex 003

This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to perform installation of explosion-protected equipment in explosive atmospheres in accordance to IEC 60079 Standards.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Managers, Engineers & Technicians from petrochemical, oil & gas industries, Equipment Manufacturers and those who are interested to be a competent installer in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • IDENTIFY Hazardous Area Classification, Gas Groups, Temperature Classes and Degree of Ingress Protection based on IEC 60079 Standard
  • DISTINGUISH special features for Explosion-protected (Ex) equipment based on their types of protection
  • STATE safety precautions (OH&S) while installing Ex equipment in explosive atmospheres
  • PERFORM installation of Ex equipment in accordance with IEC 60079 Standard
  • PREPARE report and relevant documentation for the installation of Ex Equipment

PROGRAMME CONTENTS
DAY 01

  • IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competencies
  • IECEx Operational Document for Unit 003
  • Hazardous Area Classification & Fire Triangle
  • Material Group
  • Temperature Class
  • Ingress Protection
  • Equipment Category
  • Equipment Protection Level
  • Ex Equipment Marking and Selection

DAY 02

  • Features of Ex Equipment based on types of protection
    (Ex d, Ex e, Ex n, Ex i, Ex p, Ex o, Ex m, Ex q, Ex tD, Ex mD, Ex pD)

DAY 03

  • Equipment Installation Requirements in accordance with IEC 60079-14 Standard
  • Wiring and Earthing System Requirements
  • Cable Glanding Requirements
  • Practical Installation on Cable Gland

DAY 04

  • Familiarisation of Ex Installation Bay
  • Installation Assessment Guide
  • Practical Installation using Ex Bay
  • Review Practical Exercise and Documentation

IECEx Unit Ex 007 and 008

This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to perform inspection of explosion-protected equipment in explosive atmospheres. It covers the requirements as stipulated in IEC 60079 Standards and aims to serve as a preparatory training for international assessment in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Managers, Engineers & Technician from petrochemical, oil & gas industries, Equipment Manufacturers and those who are interested to be a competent inspector in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DISTINGUISH Hazardous Area Classification, Gas Groups, Temperature Classes and Degree of Ingress Protection based on IEC 60079 Standards
  • DESCRIBE special features for Explosion-protected (Ex) equipment based on the types of protection
  • EXPLAIN the requirements for selection and installation of electrical equipment in Explosive atmosphere in accordance to IEC relevant Standards e.g. IEC 60079-14
  • DESCRIBE safety precautions (OH&S) for working in Explosive atmospheres
  • PERFORM inspection of electrical installations in accordance with IEC Standard e.g. IEC 60079-17

PROGRAMME CONTENTS
DAY 01

  • IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competencies
  • IECEx Operational Document for Unit 007 & 008
  • Hazardous Area Classification and Fire Triangle
  • Material Group
  • Temperature Class
  • Ingress Protection
  • Equipment Category
  • Equipment Protection Level
  • Equipment Marking and Selection

DAY 02

  • Features of Ex Equipment based on types of protection
    (Ex d, Ex e, Ex n, Ex i, Ex p, Ex o, Ex m, Ex q, Ex tD, Ex mD, Ex pD)

DAY 03

  • Overview of Electrical Installation in Explosive Atmosphere per IEC 60079-14
  • Electrical Installations Inspection in accordance with IEC 60079-17

DAY 04

  • Familiarisation of Ex Bay – Layout and Drawing
  • Practical Assessment Guide
  • Practical Inspection and Reporting

B0 Chargeman

This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to be a competent person as defined by Energy Commission (EC) under Electrical Supply Act (Act 447). The programme comprises training and assessment as accredited by EC covering Medium Voltage System for Installations, Operation and Maintenance activities.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Electricians who are interested to be a competent person in accordance with Electrical Supply Act (Act 447)
*subject to eligibility by EC

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DISTINGUISH low voltage and medium voltage system for electrical installations.
  • DESCRIBE the function of competent person in accordance with electrical act and regulation.
  • DESCRIBE safe working procedure and requirement while working with electrical installations.
  • EXPLAIN the requirements for selection, installations, inspection, maintenance and testing of electrical equipment in accordance to MS IEC60364:2003, MS 1936:2007 and MS 1979:2007.
  • EQUIP with necessary knowledge and skills on Electrical Equipment i.e. Reactive Power Management, Electrical Sub Station and Cable Fault Finding.
  • PERFORM isolation and de-isolation on Medium Voltage System for maintenance and inspection of Electrical installation.

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  • Electrical Supply Act
  • Medium Voltage Cable
  • Cable Fault Finding
  • HSE Module
  • Reactive Power Management
  • Installation and Maintenance of Sub Station
  • Medium Voltage Operation
  • Medium Voltage Protection
  • Theory Revision
  • Practical Revision
  • Examination

B4 Chargeman

This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to be a competent person as defined by Energy Commission (EC) under Electrical Supply Act (Act 447). The programme comprises training and assessment as accredited by EC covering Medium Voltage System for Installation, Operation and Maintenance activities.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Electricians who are interested to be a competent person in accordance with Electrical Supply Act (Act 447)
*subject to eligibility by EC

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DISTINGUISH low voltage and medium voltage system for electrical installations
  • DESCRIBE the function of competent person in accordance with electrical act and regulation
  • DESCRIBE safe working procedure and requirement while working with electrical installations
  • EXPLAIN the requirements for selection, installations, inspection, maintenance and testing of electrical equipment in accordance to MS IEC60364:2003, MS 1936:2007 and MS 1979:2007.
  • EQUIP with necessary knowledge and skills on Electrical Equipment i.e. Power Electronics, Generator and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).
  • PERFORM activities related to Medium Voltage Overhead Lines i.e. poles and cable installation, testing and commissioning.
  • PERFORM generator prestart-up, operation and maintenance including synchronizing activities
  • PERFORM generator prestart-up, operation and maintenance including synchronizing activities
  • PERFORM control circuit design, wiring and troubleshooting for low voltage electrical motor

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  • Electrical Supply Act
  • Medium Voltage Cable
  • HSE Module
  • Installation and Maintenance of Sub Station
  • Medium Voltage Operation
  • Medium Voltage Protection
  • Power Electronics
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Medium Voltage Prime Mover
  • Medium Voltage Generator
  • Medium Voltage Synchronizing
  • Medium Voltage Overhead Lines
  • Theory Revision
  • Practical Revision
  • Examination

Generator Operation and Control System

This programme provides participants with essential knowledge and skills on AC generator operation and control system.

High Voltage System Switching

This programme provides participants with fundamental knowledge and skills on high voltage switching operation.

Ex Equipment Wiring Bay

Our Ex Equipment Wiring Bay is fitted with real industrial equipment which comprises Control System (DCS) to field equipment, to replicate the real-life experience of working in hazardous area.

Certified by IECEx as one of the Recognised Training Provider (RTP), the Wiring Bay is specially utilised in delivering competency-based and upskilling programmes, such as Unit Ex 001, 003, 007, and 008.

Leveraging our recognition as an RTP, we have had the opportunity to provide training services to large industry groups. Some of our previous clients include:

  • Ranhill Group Sdn. Bhd.
    E&P O&M Services Sdn. Bhd.
  • Emerson Network Power (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Technip Geoproduction (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • BPE Engineering & Services Sdn. Bhd.
  • JOTUN Paints (M) Sdn. Bhd.

High Voltage (HV) Facilities

Our High Voltage (HV) Training Facilities comprise equipment with operating voltage up to 33 kV, related to generation, distribution and switching facilities. These facilities are specifically designed to simulate actual power network management in large industries.

Certified by Suruhanjaya Tenaga as one of the Accredited Training and Examination Centre, our HV Training Facilities are widely used for competency-based and skill programmes, such as Chargeman Certification and Engineer Upskilling Programmes.

Since the inception of the HV Facilities, we have had the opportunity to provide training services to large industry groups. Some of our previous clients include:

  • PETRONAS Group
  • ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Malaysia Inc.
  • Talisman Malaysia Ltd.
  • SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad
  • Carigali HESS Operating Company Sdn. Bhd.
  • Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM)
  • Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR)

IECEx Unit Ex 001

This programme provides participants with essential knowledge on basic principles of equipment protection in explosive atmosphere. It also covers the basic selection, installation and maintenance of explosion-protected equipment in accordance with IEC 60079 Standards.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Engineers & Technicians from petrochemical, oil & gas industries, Equipment Manufacturers and those who are interested to be a competent person on Ex equipment internationally in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DESCRIBE hazardous area classification, Gas Groups, Temperature Classes and Degree of Ingress Protection (IP) based on IEC Standards
  • IDENTIFY special features of Explosion-protected (Ex) equipment in accordance with IEC Standards
  • EXPLAIN the basic requirements for selection, installation and maintenance of Ex equipment in explosive atmosphere
  • DESCRIBE safety precautions while working with Ex equipment in Explosive atmospheres

PROGRAMME CONTENTS
DAY 01

  • Hazardous Area Definition
  • The Fire Triangle
  • Hazardous Area Classification
  • Material Group: Gas & Dust
  • Temperature Class
  • Ingress Protection
  • Method of Protection for Ex Equipment
  • Equipment Category
  • Equipment Protection Level

DAY 02

  • Selection , Installation and Inspection of Ex Equipment
  • Safety Precaution for working in Explosive Atmosphere
  • Standards, Codes Of Practice And Certifications

IECEx Unit Ex 003

​This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to perform installation of explosion-protected equipment in explosive atmospheres in accordance to IEC 60079 Standards.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Managers, Engineers & Technicians from petrochemical, oil & gas industries, Equipment Manufacturers and those who are interested to be a competent installer in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • IDENTIFY Hazardous Area Classification, Gas Groups, Temperature Classes and Degree of Ingress Protection based on IEC 60079 Standard
  • DISTINGUISH special features for Explosion-protected (Ex) equipment based on their types of protection
  • STATE safety precautions (OH&S) while installing Ex equipment in explosive atmospheres
  • PERFORM installation of Ex equipment in accordance with IEC 60079 Standard
  • PREPARE report and relevant documentation for the installation of Ex Equipment

PROGRAMME CONTENTS
DAY 01

  • IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competencies
  • IECEx Operational Document for Unit 003
  • Hazardous Area Classification & Fire Triangle
  • Material Group
  • Temperature Class
  • Ingress Protection
  • Equipment Category
  • Equipment Protection Level
  • Ex Equipment Marking and Selection

DAY 02

  • Features of Ex Equipment based on types of protection
    (Ex d, Ex e, Ex n, Ex i, Ex p, Ex o, Ex m, Ex q, Ex tD, Ex mD, Ex pD)

DAY 03

  • Equipment Installation Requirements in accordance with IEC 60079-14 Standard
  • Wiring and Earthing System Requirements
  • Cable Glanding Requirements
  • Practical Installation on Cable Gland

DAY 04

  • Familiarization of Ex Installation Bay
  • Installation Assessment Guide
  • Practical Installation using Ex Bay
  • Review Practical Exercise and Documentation

IECEx Unit Ex 007 and 008

This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to perform inspection of explosion-protected equipment in explosive atmospheres. It covers the requirements as stipulated in IEC 60079 Standards and aims to serve as a preparatory training for international assessment in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Managers, Engineers & Technician from petrochemical, oil & gas industries, Equipment Manufacturers and those who are interested to be a competent inspector in accordance with IECEx Certification of Personnel Competencies (CoPC).

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DISTINGUISH Hazardous Area Classification, Gas Groups, Temperature Classes and Degree of Ingress Protection based on IEC 60079 Standards
  • DESCRIBE special features for Explosion-protected (Ex) equipment based on the types of protection
  • EXPLAIN the requirements for selection and installation of electrical equipment in Explosive atmosphere in accordance to IEC relevant Standards e.g. IEC 60079-14
  • DESCRIBE safety precautions (OH&S) for working in Explosive atmospheres
  • PERFORM inspection of electrical installations in accordance with IEC Standard e.g. IEC 60079-17

PROGRAMME CONTENTS
DAY 01

  • IECEx Scheme for Certification of Personnel Competencies
  • IECEx Operational Document for Unit 007 & 008
  • Hazardous Area Classification and Fire Triangle
  • Material Group
  • Temperature Class
  • Ingress Protection
  • Equipment Category
  • Equipment Protection Level
  • Equipment Marking and Selection

DAY 02

  • Features of Ex Equipment based on types of protection
    (Ex d, Ex e, Ex n, Ex i, Ex p, Ex o, Ex m, Ex q, Ex tD, Ex mD, Ex pD)

DAY 03

  • Overview of Electrical Installation in Explosive Atmosphere per IEC 60079-14
  • Electrical Installations Inspection in accordance with IEC 60079-17

DAY 04

  • Familiarization of Ex Bay – Layout and Drawing
  • Practical Assessment Guide
  • Practical Inspection and Reporting

B0 Chargeman

This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to be a competent person as defined by Energy Commission (EC) under Electrical Supply Act (Act 447). The programme comprises training and assessment as accredited by EC covering Medium Voltage System for Installations, Operation and Maintenance activities.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Electricians who are interested to be a competent person in accordance with Electrical Supply Act (Act 447)
*subject to eligibility by EC

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DISTINGUISH low voltage and medium voltage system for electrical installations.
  • DESCRIBE the function of competent person in accordance with electrical act and regulation.
  • DESCRIBE safe working procedure and requirement while working with electrical installations.
  • EXPLAIN the requirements for selection, installations, inspection, maintenance and testing of electrical equipment in accordance to MS IEC60364:2003, MS 1936:2007 and MS 1979:2007.
  • EQUIP with necessary knowledge and skills on Electrical Equipment i.e. Reactive Power Management, Electrical Sub Station and Cable Fault Finding.
  • PERFORM isolation and de-isolation on Medium Voltage System for maintenance and inspection of Electrical installation.

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  • Electrical Supply Act
  • Medium Voltage Cable
  • Cable Fault Finding
  • HSE Module
  • Reactive Power Management
  • Installation and Maintenance of Sub Station
  • Medium Voltage Operation
  • Medium Voltage Protection
  • Theory Revision
  • Practical Revision
  • Examination

B4 Chargeman

This programme provides participants with in-depth knowledge and skills to be a competent person as defined by Energy Commission (EC) under Electrical Supply Act (Act 447). The programme comprises training and assessment as accredited by EC covering Medium Voltage System for Installation, Operation and Maintenance activities.

WHO WILL BENEFIT
Electricians who are interested to be a competent person in accordance with Electrical Supply Act (Act 447)
*subject to eligibility by EC

KEY TAKE-AWAYS

  • DISTINGUISH low voltage and medium voltage system for electrical installations
  • DESCRIBE the function of competent person in accordance with electrical act and regulation
  • DESCRIBE safe working procedure and requirement while working with electrical installations
  • EXPLAIN the requirements for selection, installations, inspection, maintenance and testing of electrical equipment in accordance to MS IEC60364:2003, MS 1936:2007 and MS 1979:2007.
  • EQUIP with necessary knowledge and skills on Electrical Equipment i.e. Power Electronics, Generator and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).
  • PERFORM activities related to Medium Voltage Overhead Lines i.e. poles and cable installation, testing and commissioning.
  • PERFORM generator prestart-up, operation and maintenance including synchronizing activities
  • PERFORM generator prestart-up, operation and maintenance including synchronizing activities
  • PERFORM control circuit design, wiring and troubleshooting for low voltage electrical motor

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  • Electrical Supply Act
  • Medium Voltage Cable
  • HSE Module
  • Installation and Maintenance of Sub Station
  • Medium Voltage Operation
  • Medium Voltage Protection
  • Power Electronics
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Medium Voltage Prime Mover
  • Medium Voltage Generator
  • Medium Voltage Synchronizing
  • Medium Voltage Overhead Lines
  • Theory Revision
  • Practical Revision
  • Examination

Generator Operation and Control System

This programme provides participants with essential knowledge and skills on AC generator operation and control system.

High Voltage System Switching

This program provides participants with fundamental knowledge and skills on high voltage switching operation.

Ex Equipment Wiring Bay

Our Ex Equipment Wiring Bay is fitted with real industrial equipment which comprises Control System (DCS) to field equipment, to replicate the real-life experience of working in hazardous area.

Certified by IECEx as one of the Recognised Training Provider (RTP), the Wiring Bay is specially utilised in delivering competency-based and upskilling programmes, such as Unit Ex 001, 003, 007, and 008.

Leveraging our recognition as an RTP, we have had the opportunity to provide training services to large industry groups. Some of our previous clients include:

  • Ranhill Group Sdn. Bhd.
    E&P O&M Services Sdn. Bhd.
  • Emerson Network Power (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
  • Technip Geoproduction (M) Sdn. Bhd.
  • BPE Engineering & Services Sdn. Bhd.
  • JOTUN Paints (M) Sdn. Bhd.

High Voltage (HV) Facilities

Our High Voltage (HV) Training Facilities comprise equipment with operating voltage up to 33 kV, related to generation, distribution and switching facilities. These facilities are specifically designed to simulate actual power network management in large industries.

Certified by Suruhanjaya Tenaga as one of the Accredited Training and Examination Centre, our HV Training Facilities are widely used for competency-based and skill programmes, such as Chargeman Certification and Engineer Upskilling Programmes.

Since the inception of the HV Facilities, we have had the opportunity to provide training services to large industry groups. Some of our previous clients include:

  • PETRONAS Group
  • ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Malaysia Inc.
  • Talisman Malaysia Ltd.
  • SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad
  • Carigali HESS Operating Company Sdn. Bhd.
  • Akademi Laut Malaysia (ALAM)
  • Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR)

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