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Practical Power System Protection

IDC Technologies

1 days
299 USD/full
299 USD/full
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This Practical Power System Protection online course at IDC Technologies has been designed to give plant operators, electricians, field technicians and engineers a better appreciation of the role played by power system protection systems. 


The Practical Power System Protection online course at IDC Technologies is designed to provide excellent understanding on both a theoretical and practical level. 

An understanding of power systems along with correct management will increase your plant efficiency and performance as well as increasing safety for all concerned.

Starting at a basic level and then moving onto more detailed applications, it features an introduction covering the need for protection, fault types and their effects, simple calculations of short circuit currents and system earthing. 

This course includes some practical discussion on simple fault calculations, relay settings and the checking of a current transformer magnetisation curve.

You will learn how to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of electrical power protection
  • Identify and understand the different fault types
  • Perform simple fault and design calculations
  • Basically  specify and use protection system components – CTs, VTs, CBs, fuses and relays
  • Apply relay settings; check, test and assess current transformers
  • Demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of different applications in protection

Who Should Complete This Course

  • Design engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Electrical technicians
  • Electricians
  • Field technicians
  • Instrumentation and design engineers
  • Plant operators
  • Project engineers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Need for Protection
  • Fault types and their effects
  • Simple Calculation Of Short Circuit Currents
  • System Earthing
  • Feeder Protection
  • Protection System Components Including Fuses

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    299 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 299 USD for the full programme during 1 days.
  • National

    299 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 299 USD for the full programme during 1 days.


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