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Ammo-47-DL Air Force Electrical Explosive Safety (4E-F38/645-F22 (DL))

Ungraded knowledge checks are distributed throughout the content to provide students with immediate feedback about their level of understanding in each topic. Graded multiple choice questions are provided at the end of each course. 75% of these must be answered correctly to complete the course. After three unsuccessful attempts to do so, the course will be marked as unsuccessful.

Description: This is a certification course in accordance with AFI 32-1065. It was designed to provide training for personnel involved in the design, installation, test, and inspection of electrical services and lightning/grounding systems in hazardous locations on Air Force installations. This course educates students on the detrimental effects of lightning to personnel, equipment, weapons systems, and structures. Course topics include lightning protection systems design criteria, methods for providing proper zones of protection, spacing for air terminals, criteria for down conductors, height of mast and overhead wires, and NFPA 780 and Air Force Instruction 32-1065 criteria.

Audience: This course is intended for base civil engineers and technicians needing to design, inspect, maintain, repair, modify, and test lightning protection systems.

Length: Approximately 8 hours (self-paced learning)

Special Information: This course is provided as a web-based course. Students must have web access, a CAC card, and an AKO account. Students must register through ATRRS for course credit. It is recommended that you have a high-speed Internet connection in order to view the course.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Topics:

  1. Principles of Lightning Protection
  2. Strike Termination Devices
  3. Conductors
  4. Bonding
  5. Ground Systems
  6. Inspection and Testing