The Electric Power Substation Equipment Operations course helps participants become more familiar with the layout of industry specific equipment, power transformers, oil circuit breakers, re-closers, and switchgear through instructor-led demonstrations and hands-on field exercises. During training, students will be provided information on substation terms, symbols, and one-line diagrams. At the conclusion of training, participants will have the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to read a one-line diagram, identify and understand substation equipment symbols, better understand substation safety requirements, and apply switching procedures for various buss configurations.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
In order to fully participate in all field work exercises, students will need the following equipment; hard hat, work boots, and eye protection.
Students should have a practical knowledge of Electric Power Principles and Single-Phase Transformers, Regulators, and Capacitors.
TopicsBatteries +National Standards for Substation +One-line diagrams +Purpose of substation +Substation safe work practices+Step and touch potentials +Substation equipment and protection+Substation safety inspection +Switching procedures +Tour of Substation +Generation systems+Power delivery systems+WMD vulnerability awareness of substation operations
- Electric utilities
- Training & safety coordinators
- Electrical sales personnel
- Construction professionals
- Industry professionals responsible for substation operations
Continuing Education & Professional Credits