Beginning July 1, 2023, all registration fees for ElectriCities conferences and trainings are due at the time of registration.

Advanced Underground School (ELT212)

Paul Joseph Klutz MD Library and Education Center, Maiden, NC  
Monday, May 13, 2024 - Friday, May 17, 2024   Add to Calendar Eastern Standard Time


The Advanced Underground School covers underground troubleshooting and associated equipment. Topics include safe working practices and procedures, fault locating, single- and three-phase enclosures, and URD procedures. Upon completion, students will be able to install enclosures and recognize and utilize equipment used in URD troubleshooting.

  • Cable Locating
  • Circuit Protection
  • Fault Indicators
  • Making of 600-Amp Equipment
  • Personal Protective Grounding Techniques
  • Primary Fault Finding
  • Reducing Underground Outages
  • Secondary Fault Finding
  • Transformer Changeout and Banking
  • Transformer Troubleshooting
  • Underground Switchgear

Students are required to bring Required PPE (hard hat, work gloves, rubber gloves and protectors, ANSI Z87 safety glasses, work boots). Students are encouraged to bring a clean pair of shoes to wear inside the classroom. Those with damaged or defective equipment will be dismissed.

This school is not intended to certify an individual as outlined in (a) (2) (vii) of the 1910.269 Electrical Power Generation Transmission and Distribution Standard.


  • Monday: 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.


  • Members: $799
  • Associate Members: $1149
  • Non-Members: $1699

Price includes workbook, snacks and lunch Monday – Thursday. Class size is limited to 25.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Underground School

AFFILIATED PROGRAMS: This course satisfies Safety School requirements for ElectriCities Apprenticeship Program (Level IV).

NASH COMMUNITY COLLEGE: This course is part of the Nash Community College Electric Line Construction Technology Degree program. Successful completion of the ElectriCities Advanced Underground School grants participants credit for Nash’s “Underground Line Construction II” (ELT 212).

CANCELLATION POLICY: If a course is cancelled by ElectriCities, all registrants will be notified with a full registration fee refund. A non-refundable registration fee will be charged for cancellations after the deadline of April 29, 2024.


Paul Joseph Klutz MD Library and Education Center  

113 West Main Street
Maiden, NC 28650

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