Power Distribution Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Power Distribution




Total 142 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Distribution System Training

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Lakeway, United States

The Distribution System Training provides detailed information for seasoned and new distribution system operators to help them be more competent in their field. It discusses the operation and protection of distribution systems that enable them to understand their work better.

Transmission System Operations

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Lakeway, United States

The Transmission library includes the Transmission System Operations training series, which benefits transmission system operators and operator trainees. The courses provide in-depth reviews of the fundamentals and advanced concepts of day-to-day and emergency operations of transmission assets. It also takes up monitoring and control processes, according to NERC standards.

System Protection Technology

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Lakeway, United States
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The System Protection Technology training series under the Transmission library, gives an overview of electrical systems protection with particular focus on generators , transformers, bus , motor operation, line, pilot and telecommunications. The courses discuss the function and philosophy of system protection, operation, faults, system stability maintenance, investigation and analysis, testing and commissioning, static relaying, static analysis, the coordination of devices and operations.

Grid Dynamics

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Lakeway, United States

The Grid Dynamics Series teaches the necessary skills and knowledge on plant operations that will benefit the following: balancing area operators and personnel, power systems repair and maintenance personnel, dispatch personnel, reliability coordinators, transmission operators. Certificates (NERC-approved) will be given to students who finish the course.

Emergency Tabletop Drill

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Lakeway, United States
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The Emergency Table Top Drill is a simulation of the actual processes to be done during emergency situations. It includes 13 different scenarios that students can practice on. Before each table top drill, students are given the time to read the information before doing the simulation. Their time will be logged to compare with basic time expectations during real time events. Students who finish the course will receive a certificate (NERC-approved).

Distribution System (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Lakeway, United States
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The Distribution System Training program covers various aspects of distribution technology. The comprehensive training includes lessons on distribution networks and equipment, testing and maintaining equipment and the roles of a distribution operator. Students must have basic knowledge of electrical theory as courses are presented on a technician level. Certificates (NERC-approved) will be given to students who finish the course.

Controlling NERC Standards (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Online Institute of America
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Lakeway, United States
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This training teaches students the proper system control or how to maintain the orderly flow of power from the source to the load, while maintaining the utmost level safety, reliability and stability throughout the system. It discusses the requirements and procedures of system control in accordance with the NERC standards. Certificates (NERC-approved) will be given to students who finish the course.

Distribution High Voltage Operator (Initial Training)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Federation Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bairnsdale, Chadstone, Forestec, Lakes Entrance, Leongatha, Melbourne, Morwell, Sale, Yallourn, Australia

Want to learn Distribution High Voltage Operator (Initial Training)? Federation Training has such training program available, or provided Distribution High Voltage Operator (Initial Training) training courses in the past. It may also provide you a customized or flexible training solution according to your specific requirement. Please click on the training course title to find the contact information and discuss your study plan with Federation Training's representative directly.

Distribution High Voltage Operator (Refresher Training)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Federation Training
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Bairnsdale, Chadstone, Forestec, Lakes Entrance, Leongatha, Melbourne, Morwell, Sale, Yallourn, Australia
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This refresher course covers the carrying out of high voltage switching operations involving the operation of circuit breaking and isolation devices from a given switching schedule and according to enterprise procedures. It also encompasses the process of, communicating with the Switching Control Officer or Electrical Control Officer, isolating the electrical equipment and the line or work site, as well as proving that the area is de-energised and earthed, issuing/accepting electrical permits and the returning of the affected circuits to service.

Power Cable Engineering

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Recent changes in technology have made it essential for engineers to update their methods for selecting and installing cable systems. The correct cable system is necessary for efficient implementation and operation of projects. This course deals with theory and engineering practices that are relevant to power cables, providing basic understanding of cable construction and applicable standards.

Worked examples will be used to discuss the cable system design process, which involves cable selection, ampacity determination, and sizing criteria. The course will also present and demonstrate above grade and buried cables installation requirements, covering utility distribution (4 kV - 35 kV) and industrial and power plant (4 kV - 15 kV) cable classes.

Objective
To present the theory and practice of power cable and accessory engineering, with particular emphasis on: manufacturing, selection, sizing, installation, insulation and grounding.

Who Should Attend
Industrial, utility, or plant electrical engineers and technicians responsible f... [Read More]

Modern Substation Equipment, Protection and Controls

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Knowledge of state-of-the-art substation equipment, protection and controls is a prerequisite to making decisions in design, construction and operation of high and medium voltage substations. This practical course covers medium and high voltage substations, including industrial, utility, commercial and institutional and introduces you to the up-to-date equipment that makes up an electric substation. Learn how each type of equipment operates, and protection and control equipment and systems that determine successful and safe substation operation.

You will also learn practical aspects of design, construction and operation of power transformers, voltage regulators, power circuit breakers, circuit switchers and capacitor banks.

Course Outline:
Grounding &, bonding of electrical equipment
LV &, MV system grounding
Modern substation types &, purposes
Power transformers &, controls
Bus &, disconnect switches
Power circuit breakers
Metal-clad switchgear
Power conditioning systems
Power capacitor &a... [Read More]

Electrical Distribution Systems

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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You will develop an understanding of the electrical distribution system by learning the basic concepts for direct current circuits and extending this knowledge to single-phase and 3-phase alternating current circuits.

The objective of this course is to explain, without using rigorous mathematical derivations, the meaning of electrical quantities, including kVA, kW and power factor. Topics include distribution system configuration, electro-magnetic fields, major electrical machinery, system protection, power system metering, and the importance of power quality. You will receive an explanation of load characteristics and their effects on power costs.

Course Outline:
Basic Concepts
Generation, Transmission &, Distribution
Distribution System Components
Major Electrical Machinery
System Protection
System Grounding
Power Quality
Electrical Distribution Systems
Electrical Safety
Non-Utility Generation

Who Should Attend:
Engineers ?Facility &, Operations Managers ?Technical Speciali... [Read More]

Electrical Power Distribution System for Industrial Plants

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Electric power distribution system plays an important role in the efficient operation of a modern industrial plant. Such a system includes high voltage circuit breakers, switchgear, transformers, motor control centers, electric motors, variable speed drives, etc. A trouble-free electrical system is essential for an interruption-free plant operation. This course will cover all aspects of power distribution, including system planning, equipment selection and application, system grounding, protection and conformity with electrical code requirements, etc. Participants will work under instructor guidance to develop a power distribution system single line diagram for a typical industrial plant.

Objective
To provide practical understanding of a power distribution system and its protection in an industrial plant.

Who Should Attend
Electrical power distribution engineers, electrical power system engineers, plant managers, plant engineers from all types of industries particularly chemical and petroleum, large institutional power distribution engineer... [Read More]

Electrical Power ?Effective Transmission, Distribution and Utilization Engineering

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Reliability, power quality, and the science of transmission and distribution are crucial subjects for a professional understanding of the power distribution field. This course presents a comprehensive overview of the elements of power distribution systems with plenty of real-life industry examples. Topics will include grounding, electrical system protection distribution automation, power substation, non-utility generation, demand-side management, and trends such as HVDC and green energy integration, particularly from wind and solar sources.

The course is interactive and considerable time is spent on group discussions of field experiences.

Course Outline:
Transmission &, distribution
Electrical &, magnetic fields
Protection systems: contactors &, breakers
Load shedding &, peak shaving
Distribution grounding
Power quality &, reliability engineering
Utilization: power factor, KVAR reduction
Solar, PV &, wind turbine power generation
Electrical safety: OSHA/NFPA
HVDC transmission

Electrical Overhead and Underground Distribution Systems

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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The course covers the special knowledge and skills needed for the efficient implementation of safe and economical electrical distribution projects. Through interaction with your instructors and fellow participants, you will learn about planning and design considerations, overhead conductors, structure types and loading, fault protection coordination, arc flash, system grounding and electrical and mechanical characteristics of cables.

Topics also covered include designs and ratings of distribution transformers, capacitors ratings and types, protection in distribution systems, and distributed generation. Your learning experience will include group discussions of specific situations.

Course Outline:
General Planning and Design Considerations
Substation Components
Conductors
Cable Construction, Standards and Specifications
Pole Structure, Type, and Design
Power Systems Studies
Arc Flash
Grounding &, Distributed Generation
Capacitors
Pad-mounted Distribution Transformers

Basic Transformers, Connections and Protection

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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This course is designed around an understanding of transformers from a protection and control aspect. It starts with a fundamental understanding of the principals of electromagnetism as it applies to voltage and current transformation and examines core types and three-phase transformer construction. Instrument transformers are reviewed including the phenomena of saturation effects on relaying.

Power transformer losses are discussed. Three-phase transformer configurations are examined as well as Y, Delta &, ZigZag combinations along with the current and voltage vector relations. The mechanical aspects are also briefly examined, including cooling and oil analysis.

Course Outline:
Electromagnetism
Potential &, current transformers
3 phase transformer configurations
Vector analysis
Differential protection
The Buchholz relay protection
Cooling
Oil analysis

Who Should Attend:
Those looking to have a more comprehensive understanding of the basic workings of transformers and power systems, includi... [Read More]

Basic Power System Metering

Course Format: On-Site / In-House / Private Tutoring
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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This course introduces the fundamentals of metering, such as terminology and basic principles of meters. It will provide an understanding of power calculations for single and 3 phase power metering, including vector mathematics, instrument transformers, three-phase wiring methods. Meter instruments, meter diagrams and standards, and the inter-workings of traditional metering mechanisms are introduced. Various samples of single phase 3 wire, 3 phase 3 wire, 3 phase 4 wire are examined. The parts of the various electromechanical and solid state meters are discussed.

Topics

Day 1
What is Electric Power
AC &, DC Power
Voltage, Current, &, Power Vectors (Phasors)
Capacitive &, Inductive Loads
Real, Reactive &, Apparent Power (Watts, Vars, VA)
The Dynamometer Wattmeter
The Energy Meter
Single-Phase Metering
3-Wire, Single-Phase Metering

Day 2
Polyphase Energy Meters
Instrument Transformers (Current &, Voltage CT&,#146,s &, PT&,#146,s)
3-Wire, Single-... [Read More]

Energy Networks and Power Distribution Grids

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States
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Energy networks: generation, storage, consumers. Systems approach to analysis of distribution networks and transition to intelligent grid systems.

This class is offered online in a webinar-style format, and can be accessed synchronously or asynchronously. Synchronous means you can log on live and participate in the class as it is occurring on campus, but participation in this format is not mandatory. Asynchronous means you can access the video recording of the class sessions whenever it is convenient for you.

Grid Integration of Wind Energy Systems

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Colorado State University OnlinePlus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Fort Collins, United States

Aspects of integration of wind energy conversion systems (WECS) to electric power transmission grids.

Power Transmission And Distribution

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Houston
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Houston, United States
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Power transmission and distribution network architecture and composition, load curves, symmetrical components, parameters and equivalent circuits in symmetrical components for overhead and underground lines, transformers, generators and loads, substations, industrial networks, network steady-state analysis, faults, protection systems, switching equipment, voltage and power static control, surge voltages and protection. A term project will be required.

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