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    Analysis and Protection of Power Systems (APPS) Course

    Next APPS course is 26th August to 6th September 2019.

    Register your interest!

Join your industry peers for best-in-class training on the key principles of power system analysis and protection. The Schneider Electric APPS Course is designed for technicians and engineers who wish to reinforce their knowledge and experience in protection and substation automation applications. Emphasis is on theory and methodologies that can be applied in a wide range of protection applications.

  • Program:

    > In-class Lectures & Tutorials
    > Application Demonstrations
    > Site Visits
    > Social Events
  • Prerequisites:

    > Basic knowledge and understanding of power systems, engineering and mathematics (technician or engineer level)
  • Audience:

    > Engineers or senior technical officers, preferably with experience in power systems
    > Commissioning and maintenance engineers involved in testing protection schemes
    > Industry professionals aiming to expand their expertise
  • Duration:

    > 2 Weeks
    > 90% Theoretical
    > 10% Practical
  • Cost:

    > $4,950 (excluding GST)
    > 5% discount for groups of 3 or more

Course topics

> Analysis of Balanced & Unbalanced Faults
> Application of Overcurrent & Earth Fault Protection
> System Grading Studies
> Earth Leakage, Busbar & Arc Flash Protection
> Transformer, Generator & Motor Protection
> Current Transformer Requirements for Protection
> System Earthing
> Line Differential & Distance Protection
> Auto-reclosing and CB Fail
> Substation Automation using IEC61850

Customer benefits

> Increase skills in fundamentals of protection system design
> Enable protection design engineers to make their systems safer, smarter and more reliable
> Specify protection solutions in accordance with power system requirements and standards
> Undertake project from concept to commissioning
> Build your expert knowledge with industry and application specialists
> Comprehensive reference notes in digital format, tutorial examples and certificate
> Course hours can be counted towards Engineers Australia CPD Hours
> Share experiences with course attendees
> Networking with other industry professionals


The training will be held at Schneider Electric Head Office at 78 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park.

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Places are limited

Next APPS course is 26th August to 6th September 2019.
Register your interest!

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