Power Transformers 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course describes how power transformers work and introduces some of the more common types of power transformers found in substations and switchyards. This course also demonstrates how to recognize and identify specific classes of power transformers by their cooling systems and discusses how cooling systems work.

Power Quality

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Power quality has become an important concern within the utility industry. An understanding of power quality is especially important to workers, such as field operations personnel and special services technicians, who come into contact with the public.

Multimeter Operation

COURSE DESCRIPTION

In this course trainees learn the difference between analog and digital multimeters, and how to read and use both types of multimeters. Trainees can then use their knowledge of multimeters in a variety of applications.

Electrical Safety

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed to teach trainees about electrical hazards and about the protective devices and safety practices that can help prevent injuries and equipment damage on the job. The course discusses safety hazards and protective devices. It also presents a step-by-step explanation of safety practices associated with switching, tagging, testing, and protective grounding.

Substations and Switchyards

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course examines the role that substations and switchyards play in a T&D system. The course provides an overview of the purposes and functions of the major equipment used in substations and switchyards. Equipment used for protection, regulation, monitoring, and communication is introduced.