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The Practical Power Distribution course at IDC Technologies will develop and enhance an understanding of what is involved in the maintenance of these essential components of power systems, through the tips and tricks learnt and developed by some of the world’s pre-eminent electrical engineers.

Installation of high voltage distribution and transmission equipment has increased significantly over the years due to ongoing global demand for power. As a result, the need to ensure the reliability of operation of power systems is paramount. It is critical that all personnel operating and working with such equipment have a sound knowledge of their operational requirements and maintenance.

You will gain:

  • An understanding of the fundamental theory and principles of the operation of power transformers and transformer protection
  • An insight into the identification and application of transformer types
  • An understanding of power transformers, oil and oil tests and interpretation of results
  • Skills in how to manage power transformer breakdowns to ensure minimum disruption

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 days
    • Duration description
      7 Hours, 5 Minutes, 5 Seconds
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Introduction
  • Transformer types - General
  • Transformer types
  • Dry Type Transformer
  • Transformer K Factor
  • ANSI Transformer K Factor
  • Pole mounted transformer
  • Auto Transformer
  • Generator Transformer
  • Station Factor

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Some basic knowledge of electrical engineering and general knowledge of the nature and operation of transformers is required. However participants do not need specific knowledge on transformers and the course will start from the basic theory of transformers.

Who should complete this course:

  • Consulting engineers
  • Electrical contractors and inspectors
  • Electrical engineers and technicians
  • Power system engineers and technicians
  • Project engineers
  • Tradesman electricians
  • Utility engineers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    299 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • National

    299 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 299 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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