Transformer School

Transformer School

Tuesday, March 05, 2024 - Friday, March 08, 2024 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time

Transformer School

Taylor Electric Cooperative, Merkel, TX   Visit Website
Tuesday, March 05, 2024 - Friday, March 08, 2024   iCalendar Central Standard Time


Course Description

This course covers the basic principles of electricity and applying Ohm’s Law and the power formula through classroom instruction and hands-on experience. Students learn turns ratio, polarity, impedance, nameplate, induction, A/C current, Wye/Delta, fault current values, transformer fusing, transformer lightning protection, single-phase and three-phase connections, troubleshooting, and safe work procedures.

Each participant should bring

Hardhat - Rubber gloves - Voltmeter - Safety glasses

Long-sleeved ARC-rated shirts - Hand tools

Course Prerequisites

Participants should have one year or more of line crew construction and/or maintenance experience or one year or more experience as a serviceman or meter technician.

Course Schedule

Course begins at 8 a.m., Tuesday, March 5 and ends at noon, Friday, March 8.

Taylor EC, 226 CR 287, Merkel 79536

Class Limit

20 students

Continuing Education Units

32 hours (3.20 CEUs) A South Plains College certificate will be mailed to participants who complete this course and pay the $10 fee.

Registration cancelation policy: All changes or cancelations must be made by email to No refunds will be issued for cancelations made fewer than 15 days before the event. Cancelations made more than 15 days before the event will receive a full refund, minus a $50 charge per student or substitution.


To register for an event, you will first be prompted to sign in or create a new online account.

The meeting is full. Would you like to be placed on the Waitlist?

Suggested Places To Stay: Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel room reservations.

Best Western Abilene Inn and Suites 350 East Overland Trail Abilene 79601 (325) 672-5501
Courtyard by Marriott Abilene Southwest 4350 Ridgemont Drive Abilene 79606 (325) 695-9600
Holiday Inn Express 1802 East Overland Trail Abilene 79601 (325) 675-9800
La Quinta Inn Abilene 3501 West Lake Road Abilene 79601 (325) 676-1676
MCM Eleganté Suites Abilene 4250 Ridgemont Drive Abilene 79606 (325) 698-1234


Contact: Tami Knipstein, Loss Control Program Coordinator (512) 486-6271,,


The meeting is full. If you proceed to register the Registrant will be placed on the Waitlist.