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Power Systems Engineering

A comprehensive five-day course offering a thorough grounding in all aspects of power systems engineering for newly qualified graduate engineers or potential engineers. The programme is designed to give you an in-depth introduction to all aspects of power systems engineering in networks up to 132kV.

The programme provides learners with a basic knowledge of the constituent components and networks of the electricity supply system, their operation and management, with access to leading specialists in one comprehensive course. From the history and background of the UK power industry and current regulations, standards and best practice the course will be delivered though a series of lectures, demonstrations and group discussions covering a broad range of equipment such as cables, transformers, switchgear, overhead lines, etc and applies an understanding of how to combine these elements in substations and networks.


Day one

  • Overview of the UK Electricity Industry
  • Network Principles
  • Transmission Networks
  • Distributed Networks
  • Distributed Generation

Day two

  • Electrical Inspectorate of the HSE
  • Distribution Mains & Service Cables
  • System Earthing
  • Distribution Mains & Service Overhead Lines

Day three

  • Switchgear & Plant
  • Transformers
  • Safety in the Industry

Day four

  • The Regulatory Regime
  • Protection
  • Introduction to SF6
  • Failure Investigation

Day five

  • Asset Management
  • Feedback, Questions and Course Review

Programme may be subject to amendment

Why attend?
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Course duration 5 Days

Course Location Capenhurst, Chester

EA Technology are accredited members of the CPD certification service. This course counts towards your planned CPD requirements.
CPD Information

30 Hours depending on course duration

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