Professional Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution

EIT Engineering Institute of Technology
  • Info on Application
  • 3 Months
  • Accredited Certification
  • London

In this interactive 3 month LIVE ONLINE course, you will learn how to:Correctly implement the right type of for the appropriate application. Overview
This is a practical course in power distribution, focusing on medium voltage (1kV- 36kV) power considerations, switchgear, power cables, transformers, power factor correction, earthing, lightning protection and network studies. You will gain technical know-how in these areas not covered by university or college programs.

At the end of this program participants will be able to:

Understand practical power distribution fundamentals
Determine short-circuit ratings quickly and effectively
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
Identify the different applications for various cable insulation types
Know when and how to use single core cables versus three core cables
Specify correct power cable installation methods
Correctly use and protect power transformers
Assess and specify correct grounding/earthing throughout your electrical network
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
Confidently use computer simulation software to solve and predict power network problems

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