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Professional Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution

Engineering Institute of Technology
Course summary
3 months
830 GBP excl. VAT
English
Online courses
Next available date: 08/06/2020 - Online courses

Course description

Professional Certificate of Competency in Power Distribution

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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Outcome / Qualification etc.

What will you learn

  • Correctly implement the right type of switchgear for the appropriate application
  • Economically select and install the best-suited power cable for a specific application
  • Implement successful maintenance strategies and procedures
  • Effectively use software techniques to solve problem areas in your power network

Training Course Content

Modules

  • Introduction
  • Distribution System Planning
  • In-plant Generation and its Integration with Plant Power Systems
  • TRANSFORMERS
  • Switchgear
  • Circuit breakers
  • Low voltage distribution
  • Cables
  • Fundamentals of protection
  • Earthing and safety
  • Power quality
  • Asset Management and power system automation

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The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) delivers industry-driven programs to ensure our students have the skills required in the real industrial world. Our four Bachelor of Science degrees and four Master degrees are available on campus in Perth, Western Australia and online. Our Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation) is available on campus in Perth, Western Australia, and Melbourne, Victoria, as well as online.

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Engineering Institute of Technology

Engineering Institute of Technology

The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is one of the only higher education providers in the world specializing in engineering and is fully accredited by the exacting standards of the Australian Government, giving you access to world class, industry-oriented education....


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Engineering Institute of Technology

Suite 18, Fitzroy House, Lynwood Drive
KT4 7AT Worcester Park, Surrey


Reviews

Average rating 4.8

Based on 5 reviews

Ben S.
(5)
Was very good. Easy to fit into my busy schedule. Found it very useful for my work.
Phillip B.
(5)
Extremely satisfied. Lecture material and supplemental material was quite a good level and very practical/industry approach.
Abisola O.
(5)
Throughout this course, I have been able to see power systems in a completely different way, and I have gained a lot of new knowledge from this course that will help in the growth of my career.
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