P2 – Overview of Electrical Power Systems Protection

Outline Content

  • Introduction to power system protection
  • Fuse and MCCB protection
  • Current and voltage transformers
  • Protection relay types
  • Secondary injection testing
  • Feeder protection
  • Transformer protection
  • Motor protection
  • Generator protection
  • Tripping battery systems
  • Trip circuit supervision requirements
  • Practical exercises


2 days

Course Overview

This course explains the operation of electrical protection devices and their application to different zones of a power system. It involves a number of practical exercises and demonstrations combined with classroom theory.

This is a stand-alone course and not a precursor to the P1 course.

Who should attend?

Electrical/Plant Engineers, Supervisors, Technicians, Electricians requiring an overview of the application of electrical protective equipment utilised on industrial electrical power systems.


Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competence assessments will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.


Course: £455.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.
Assessment: £85.00 + VAT (where applicable) per person.

Note: course assessment is optional.

All prices exclude VAT and are subject to revision without notice. Further dates can be added upon request, please contact us.

Course Dates

August 2019
Thursday 15 – Friday 16

November 2019
Thursday 14 – Friday 15

Call us now on 01642 467236 to make your booking.