Power Generation Training Courses and Workshops

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




Total 115 training courses and degree programs available around the world.

Steam Power and Co-Generation

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

The Steam Power and Co-Generation training series discusses the concept of steam generation and the processes and equipment involved in producing energy. It also touches on the following topics: types of fuel and efficient combustion, steam turbin construction and support systems, power generator and control and maintenance of plant systems.

Hydroelectric Power Plant Operations

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 series is designed for hydroelectric power plant operators and technicians to have a better understanding of hydroelectric power generation. Courses in this series discuss the following topics: role in power systems, typical components, functions in the use and control of water, structural and functional features of hydroturbines, types of equipment used for monitoring and controlling operation, features and function of auxiliary systems and general responsibilities and tasks.

Heat Rate Optimization

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

The Heat Rate Optimization training series gives an overview of the basic power plant cycle and the energy conversions involved throughout the cycle. It highlights the basic factors affecting boiler efficiency and provides case studies of plant problems with the corresponding corrective actions taken.

Gas Turbine Power Generation

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

This training series gives an overview of Gas Turbine Power Generation with particular focus the processes and equipment involved to generate power. It discusses the following topics in detail: construction and design features of turbines, support system and auxiliaries, operation, maintenance and protection of systems, combined cycle generation, and heat recovery steam generation.

Condition Monitoring

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 Condition Monitoring training includes lessons on proper plant maintenance. It teaches techniques on how to monitor plant equipment, including measuring rate of deterioration, analysis and interpretation of such information, and the implementation of predictive maintenance. This program is designed for personnel involved in plant maintenance, which includes operators, technicians, craftsmen and management.

Power Plant Control Room Operator

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

The Power Plant Control Room Operator Training provides operators with the necessary knowledge and skills to operate a power plant distribution control system. Lessons include intro to the plant system, associated system controls and standard procedures used during start up, normal and shutdown operations. Students who finish the course will receive a certificate (NERC-approved).

Power Awareness - Refresher

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 is a follow-on course for the Initial Power Awareness course. It is aimed at people who are required to work in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus while running or maintaining communications cables on electricity supply industry structures.

This course will give you the knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively climb and work aloft, work in the vicinity of live conductors and apparatus, and work on conductive structures.

Power Awareness - Initial (TELCO CORRIDOR)

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 course is aimed at people who may be required to work in the vicinity of live electrical apparatus while running or maintaining communication cables on electricity supply structures.

At the completion of training, participants will have the knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively:
Climb and work aloft
Work in the vicinity of live conductors and apparatus
Work on conductive structures.

What you will learn
In this course you will learn about safe working practices and procedures, especially those applicable to:
Climbing and working aloft in general (greater than 2 metres)
Working in the vicinity of live conductors (power industry)
Working on conductive structures
Adjacent communication networks
Correct identification of distribution line structures, apparatus and voltages
Minimum safe working clearances from live conductors and apparatus, personal and equipment
Electricity generation and distribution principles
Pole/strand rescue techniques
First aid for t... [Read More]

Power Industry Induction Card

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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The Power Industry Induction Card is an additional requirement for people who wish to work for any of the Thermal Generators in the Latrobe Valley where you will some specific requirements of the Thermal Gererators to work in the power industry.

Assessment

On completion of the learning component of the course, you will be assessed to receive a Power Industry Induction Card that will be issued by Federation Training.

AC Power Generation

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Ferris State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Big Rapids, United States

Function, operation, repair, adjustment, and troubleshooting of alternating current electrical power generation systems.

Electrical Power Generation (Certificate)

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: Ferris State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Big Rapids, United States

Graduation Requirements:

50% of the total credit hours must be earned at Ferris State University.

Grade of C- or higher in each course.

Cumulative GPA must be a 2.0 or higher.

Emergency Generators

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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Diesel engines are often used to drive electric power generators in emergency applications and peak-shaving services. This seminar is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of diesel engines and the integration of associated generators.

Topics discussed include applications, diesel engines, electrical generators, controls, economics, preventive maintenance and reliability. You will receive descriptions of equipment and operational experiences for specific types of diesel generators, including information on various field conditions in a generic manner to cover most manufacturers?equipment and applications.

Course Outline:
Engine fuel generator relationships
Combustion generated emissions
Advanced monitoring &, control systems
Serviceability &, service techniques
Preventive maintenance
Modes of operation
Unusual operating conditions
Generator power output system
Protective relaying systems
Requirements for interconnection

Distributed Generation

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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Distributed generation (DG) is becoming common since the introduction of alternative generation methods connected to the grid. As consumers and generators seek to make more installations, there will be increased impact levels to the grid stability and DG system protection. There is then a need for a proper understanding of how to integrate DG systems and mitigate adverse impacts on others.

In this course, you will enhance your understanding of the challenges and impacts of DG systems, and be provided with a base knowledge of the solutions available to implement DG with the grid. An overview of the core requirements for DG interconnection to the grid, as outlined by the IEEE and Hydro One, will be provided.

Course Outline:
Review of power systems
Traditional power generation &, systems
Distributed generation
Challenges &, impacts of DG on the grid
Challenges to grid stability
Operating solutions for a DG grid
Grid connection considerations
DG Grid interconnection requirements
DG system protection
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Electrical Energy Generation Systems

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

Energy systems: renewable and traditional. Physics and operation of energy devices, solar-photovoltaic, wind energy, gas, coal and nuclear plants.

Power Engineering (Master Degree)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: IIT Armour College of Engineering
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States
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The purpose of this degree program is to prepare students for leading edge positions in industry in the areas of electric power, power electronics, motor drives, and electric machines. The Professional Master of Power Engineering is a course-only degree program that prepares students for professional practice in power engineering.

The admission requirements for the proposed degree will follow the existing admission requirements for such professional master’s degrees in ECE Department. Students whose accredited B.S. degree is not in electrical engineering may pursue the professional master’s degree provided that they have an adequate background and can demonstrate proficiency in the material contained in undergraduate courses equivalent to IIT’s ECE 211 and ECE 213 (Circuit Analysis I and II), ECE 311 (Engineering Electronics), ECE 319 (Fundamentals of Power Engineering), MATH 251 (Multivariate and Vector Calculus), and MATH 252 (Introduction to Differential Equations). A student may demonstrate proficiency by successfully completing the courses or by demonstratin... [Read More]

Nuclear Power Generation

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Illinois at Chicago
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

Theoretical and practical aspects of nuclear power generation, operations, reactor design, power train design, licensing, regulation, health, safety, maintenance on new and existing plants.

Electric Power Generation

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Illinois at Chicago
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Chicago, United States

Thermodynamics and practical aspects of central fossil fuel fired electric generating plants. Focus on large steam cycle generating plants, with discussion of geothermal and hydroelectric plants.

Nuclear Power Generation (Certificate)

Course Format: Online / Virtual Classroom / Webinar
School/Trainer: Arizona State University - Tempe Campus
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Tempe, United States
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The nuclear power generation graduate certificate is a multidisciplinary professional option within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. The goal of the nuclear power generation certificate program is to prepare students and professionals from a variety of engineering and scientific disciplines to work effectively in the nuclear energy industry, including nuclear power plants, government regulators and national laboratories. The certificate program offers students a comprehensive, interdisciplinary education as courses from multiple academic units constitute the core and elective classes available to the student.

Students typically begin with the study of nuclear science and engineering fundamentals. Subsequent core courses focus on:

nuclear power plant dynamics and diagnostics
nuclear power plant operations and safety
nuclear reactor theory and design
structural materials in nuclear power systems
Elective courses allow students to tailor the remaining studies toward facilitating their career goals and focusing on s... [Read More]

POWER SYSTEM MODELING AND ANALYSIS

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: The University of Texas at Arlington
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Arlington, United States
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Fundamental concepts for modeling transmission lines, distribution lines, power system generators, power transformers and power system load. The method of symmetrical components is discussed. Simulation of power systems during normal and abnormal conditions are presented. The philosophy of deregulation regarding separation of power systems into generation, transmission and distribution companies is introduced.

Renewable Energy Systems and Distributed Power Generation Systems

Course Format: Public Course / Instructor-Led / Open Enrollment
School/Trainer: University of Texas at Dallas
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dallas, United States
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Fundamentals of Energy sustainability and renewable energy. Interconnection of energy and environment. Renewable energy sources and availability. Basics of energy conversion - review of Laws of Thermodynamics, electrochemical energy conversion (fuel cells), thermionic and thermo-photovoltaic energy conversion, electromechanical energy conversion. Basics of hydro, wind, solar, geothermal, and tidal systems. Power Converters and drives for energy conversion. Solar and wind energy technologies and system design. Fuel cells and fuel cell systems for power generation. Hybrid power generation systems and distributed power generation, and grid integration. Energy technology roadmap.

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