Practical Power Distribution and System Protection for Engineers and Technicians

A practical workshop in power distribution, focusing on medium voltage (1kV- 36kV) power considerations, switchgear, power cables, transformers, and power factor correction. You will gain technical know-how in these areas not covered by university or college programs. At the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand practical power distribution fundamentals
  • Assess the influence of fault levers on switchgear ratings
  • Select the correct type of switchgear for the right application
  • Evaluate the advantages of modern state-of-the-art switchgear protection for your applications, including preventative maintenance information
  • Recognise the different applications for various cable insulation types
  • Know when and how to use single core cables vsersus three core cables
  • Specify correct power cable installation methods
  • Correctly utilise and protect power transformers
  • Determine the need for Power Factor Correction (PFC) for your environment
  • Assess the economic justification for installing PFC equipment
  • Correctly specify PFC equipment and be aware of practical consequences

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

  • Receive a certificate of attendance in support of your continuing professional commitment
  • All workshops include the associated hardcopy technical manual
  • Printed workshop handouts
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Interact and network with workshop attendees and experienced instructors
  • Practical, industry driven content to assist you in your continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Attendees automatically become IDC subscribers and receive exclusive deals and technical content every month

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