|Modules to Choose Classes From
Module 100: Fundamentals of Distribution System Apparatus
This module provides instruction in basic distribution apparatus theory and application. Students will learn electrical fundamentals and power theory along with how the equipment works. This session should be attended by those who need to gain a better understanding of the components in an electrical distribution system. This module will help the student establish a good foundation for future classes.
Module 200: Principles & Applications of Distribution System Apparatus
This module provides a more in-depth look of the individual distribution apparatus equipment used in the substation and on the distribution feeders. The sessions will emphasis why the equipment is used and how the equipment functions. Distribution equipment included in sessions will be regulators, breakers, transformers, capacitors, arresters, switchgear and reclosers along with classes on system protection.
Module 300: SCADA and Communications
This module provides instruction on the principles and equipment of a Power System SCADA system used for the monitoring and control of an electrical distribution system. Includes sessions on Cybersecurity, Fiber Optic Communications, IDMS Advanced Applications, NERC Overview, and Automated Restoration Systems.
Module 400: Smart Grid, Engineering and Emerging Technology
This module will examine the initiatives and engineering applications of electric utilities. Session topics will include Planning & Management of Today’s Grid, Distribution Automation Schemes, 5G and Utility Infrastructure, Lightning Surge Protection, Power Electronics, and Utility Broadband Applications. Also will be an in-depth discussion on Power Quality issues and solutions of the electrical distribution system.