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Njeru Training School

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The Training Centre was opened in 1955 in Jinja by the British Insulated Construction Company (BICC) to carry out Overhead Line training, Fitter’s training, Cable Jointing training, Safety courses, Fire fighting courses and Operations training. The centre is located in Njeru, Jinja District, Uganda.

Programmes Conducted at Njeru Training Centre

Power Line Electricians Level III ; Highly Skilled Implementer add remove

Course Objectives

The Course is designed to provide participants with basic skills and concepts involved in the construction and maintenance of overhead lines. The course shall provide the participants with an opportunity to learn safe working practices and value of team work.

Power Line Electricians Level II ; Implementer add remove

Course Objectives

The Course is designed to provide participants with improved reliability of the overhead lines. The Course shall provide participants with ‘virtual age’ of the overhead lines. The course includes tours to designated areas/stations and involvement in actual line construction/maintenance where participants will learn and practice on real power lines.

Power Line Electricians Level 1 ; Semi Skilled Implementer add remove

Course Objectives

Course is designed to provide participants with practical techniques and concepts involved in the construction and maintenance of overhead lines and overhead/pole mounted equipment. The course shall provide the participants with the opportunity to learn safe working practices and value of team work. The course includes tours to designated areas/stations and involvement in actual line construction/maintenance where participants will learn and practice on real power lines.

Live Line Training add remove

Course Objectives

  • Cover the basics of live line work emphasizing the importance of safety
  • Acquire knowledge of the tools and their uses
  • Inspect and test tools at test site
  • Demonstrate care and maintenance
  • Explain the positioning of tools and relationship to weights and tensions
  • Observe trainees climbing skills, methods and equipment]
  • Use of basic hand tools and sticks
  • Rigging on simulated conditions
  • Rigging on energized lines
Short Overhead Lines Course For Graduate Trainee Engineer add remove

Course Objectives

  • The course is designed to provide the participants with practical techniques and concepts involved in the operating regulations of high voltage systems.
  • The course shall provide the participants with the opportunity to learn safe working practices and value of team work.
  • The course includes tours to designated areas/stations and involvement in actual line construction/maintenance where participants will learn and practice on real power lines.
transco@uetcl.com
+256 417 802 000
Plot No.10, Hannington Rd