Troubleshooting School

Troubleshooting School

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - Friday, July 26, 2024 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Standard Time

Troubleshooting School

Taylor Electric Cooperative, Merkel, TX   Visit Website
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - Friday, July 26, 2024   iCalendar Central Standard Time


Course Description

This course covers the basics of electricity and teaches basic troubleshooting skills using case studies in a classroom setting. Students learn to:

• Identify and correct line service complaints;

• Identify errors associated with customer equipment and services;

• Identify and use personal protective equipment and cover up when working on energized equipment; and

• Identify and understand systematic switching procedures to isolate faulted energized equipment and services on overhead and underground systems.

Each participant should bring

Hardhat - Voltmeter - Safety glasses

Long-sleeved ARC-rated shirts - Rubber gloves - Hand tools

Course Prerequisites

The participant should have at least one year of the following: line crew construction, maintenance crew, serviceman or meter technician experience.

Course Schedule

Course begins at 8 a.m., Tuesday, July 23 and ends at noon, Friday, July 26.

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.

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

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.

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

Best Western 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

You can view all invoices online on TEC's website at to print or download the items needed.
After you log into the TEC website follow the steps below.
Click “View My Account”
Click on “Invoices”
Search/View my invoices will allow you to view the invoices.


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