Power Systems Engineering Training Course | EA Technology
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Power Systems Foundation

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

  • Introduction
  • Electrical Basics
  • Transmission & Distribution Overview
  • Power Generation
  • Transformers

Day two

  • Switchgear
  • Cables
  • Overhead Lines
  • Ancillary Equipment

Day three

  • Electrical Protection
  • Earthing
  • Electrical Testing & Fault Diagnosis

Day four

  • Network Design
  • Network Operating Environments
  • The Regulator (OFGEM)
  • Safety in the Industry
  • Distributed Generation

Day five

  • Asset Management
  • Course Review
  • Assessment Brief (Optional)

Programme may be subject to amendment

Why attend?


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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