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.
- Electrical Basics
- Transmission & Distribution Overview
- Power Generation
- Overhead Lines
- Ancillary Equipment
- Electrical Protection
- Electrical Testing & Fault Diagnosis
- Network Design
- Network Operating Environments
- The Regulator (OFGEM)
- Safety in the Industry
- Distributed Generation
- Asset Management
- Course Review
- Assessment Brief (Optional)
Programme may be subject to amendment
Course duration 5 Days
Course Location Capenhurst, Chester
30 Hours depending on course duration
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