P1 – Protection of Electrical Power Systems
- Introduction to power system protection
- Fuse and MCCB protection
- Current and voltage transformers
- Primary injection testing
- Earthing of high voltage systems
- Basic fault level calculations
- Introduction to symmetrical components
- Classification and function of relays
- Inverse definite minimum time (IDMT) relays
- Calculation of graded time settings for IDMT relays
- Secondary injection testing
- Directional overcurrent and earth fault protection
- Differential protection
- Numerical relays
- Feeder protection
- Transformer protection
- Motor protection
- Generator protection
- Bus zone protection
- Trip circuit supervision requirements
- Standard marking of switchgear panel wiring
- Practical exercises
The course covers the application and testing of electrical protection in-depth and involves a number of practical exercises and demonstrations combined with classroom theory. A wide range of protective devices is used during the course including electromechanical, microprocessor-based and numerical relays.
Who should attend?
Electrical/Plant Engineers, Supervisors, Technicians, Electricians with responsibility for the application, commissioning and/or maintenance of electrical protective equipment used on industrial electrical power systems. This training programme requires a good foundation of electrical knowledge.
Candidates who successfully complete the course and both theoretical and practical assessments will receive a Faraday Centre competence certificate and a certificate of verified achievement issued by EAL. Candidates who fail or do not wish to undertake the competence assessment will receive a Faraday Centre attendance certificate.
Course: £1,050.00 + 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.
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