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Snell Infrared for Electrical Inspections - Online

This two-day course is designed for the novice infrared thermographer in understanding the requirements for conducting successful electrical inspections

There is no pre-requisite for this class. It is best suited for someone with a basic understanding of electrical apparatus and systems. The course is open to all people—whether or not they currently own a thermal imager. For those that don’t own an imager, you may want to download our White Paper Buying a Camera for Condition Monitoring. For those that already own an infrared camera, this course is ideal for those just starting out conducting electrical inspections, or someone who has already taken formal Level I training and wants a concise review.

Begin your thermal training application today!

Topics covered include:

  • Introductions
  • Think Thermally®
  • Infrared Equipment
  • Image Quality
  • Camera functionality check
  • Theory
  • Safety
  • Electrical Applications
  • Methodologies for Inspections

There are several hands-on simulations and exercises built into the training. While owning an infrared camera is not necessarily required to participate, those who wish to complete the class in its entirety should have access to one. Finishing this course prepares students to start successfully applying infrared technology to to inspect a wide range of electrical systems—from high voltage all the way into low voltage—in commercial, industrial and utility settings.

What are the minimum system requirements for taking this online course in Litmos?

  • A Broadband Internet connection
  • Web browser:
    • Internet Explorer 7+
    • Firefox 2+
    • Safari on Mac 1.2+
    • Google Chrome
  • Javascript and Cookies enabled
  • Flash Player 9+
Cost: R19 299.25ex VAT

Benefits of Online Training

  • Convenience - Learn when you want and from where you want
  • Flexibility - Learn at your own pace, stopping and reviewing as often as needed
  • Time Savings - Less time away from work
  • Money Savings - Save on travel costs like airfare and hotel
  • Accessibility - No waiting for the next available course in a specific location
  • Ease of Use - All you have to do to gain industry-leading knowledge is to register, create a log-in and password, and begin to learn

Curriculum & Instructors

Our curriculum is designed and overseen by ASNT Level 3 NDT and PdM Certificate Holders. All instructors have years of field experience as well as instructional backgrounds and have been certified in the Snell Methodology of Instruction. This assures the viewer the highest quality instruction and educational content.

Delivery Format

The video-based course is divided up into sections including lectures, hands-on infrared demonstrations and experiments, and field assignments.  Each module is a building block that allows the viewer to build their knowledge in a progressive sequence. Quizzes, supplemental materials, and exercises reinforce important learning concepts. You can start and stop each module whenever you want to, and go back to any and all modules at any time to watch again. 

Instructor Support & Interaction

You will receive 1,5 hours of local support when you enrolled. If you need additional help with the course material or have specific questions about your thermal imager, we have conveniently set up a private section in our Snell Community to ask questions and interface with our instructors and other students. You may also receive support privately by e-mail.

You Will Receive

  • A token key for login
  • Full support for any questions you have during each step of your educational learning process
  • A digital student reference manual
  • Supplemental printable materials in the user interface
  • Self-directed experiments and field-work to enhance your learning experience and give you practical experience to gain confidence
  • Quizzes throughout the course
  • Course examination
  • Certificate upon successful completion of the course and examination

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