Training

Power Systems Training

PGE is pleased to offer a series of comprehensive power systems training services and courses. Since the program's inception, PGE has trained hundreds of utility company professionals. Courses have been specifically developed for engineers, engineering technicians, and field relay technicians, and aim to provide attendees with a strong basis of knowledge in relay protection philosophy and design theory. We offer four extensive power systems training services, or courses, which have been approved by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers for CEU/PDH credits. Continue below for further course details. 

In addition to the Relay Philosophies training courses, we are equipped to provide a more individualized program of courses specifically developed to meet the training and professional development needs of our clientele. For more information, email our Training Coordinator: [email protected]. To view a detailed power systems training services and course catalog, please visit the link below:

Seminar Catalog

 

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2018 Seminar Schedule

2018 Seminar Course Descriptions

PGE Power Systems 101
Relay Philosophies I

PGE’s Power Systems 101 Seminar is geared toward answering many of the big picture questions about Protection & Control. This class is beneficial for hands-on field technicians, new protection & control engineers and other utility company staff that want to know more about how a power system works.

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PGE Power Systems 102
Relay Philosophies II

PGE’s Power Systems 102 Seminar provides a look at generation, capacitor banks, reactor banks, underfrequency, DC systems, distribution protection and communication systems. Although PGE Power Systems 101 is a preferred prerequisite, PGE Power Systems 102 is a stand-alone class. 

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PGE Power Systems 103
Relay Commissioning I

PGE’s Power Systems 103 Seminar is geared toward answering fundamental questions about Field Commissioning of Protection and Control Equipment. This class is beneficial for hands-on field technicians, new protection & control engineers and other utility company staff that want to know more about field testing. This class assumes a knowledge of topics covered in Power Systems 101 and Power Systems 102.

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PGE Power Systems 104
Relay Commissioning II

PGE’s Power Systems 104 Seminar is a stand-alone class that has been presented for over a decade. This seminar was developed for Relay Technicians by a Relay Technician. It provides the students with in-depth knowledge of how the protective relays work so the Relay Technician can better understand how the protective relay tests must work when executing testing & commissioning activities.

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Each course has been designed as a stand alone course. All courses have been approved by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers for professional development hours and is led by a team of professional degreed electrical engineers and subject matter experts, committed to providing attendees with a high quality learning experience. Power Systems 101, 102 and 103 have been approved for 32 professional development hours; Power Systems 104 has been approved for 24.

Each participant completing the course successfully will earn PDHs. For attendees seeking PE credits for other states, please check your state's PDH regulations or contact us for more information. A certificate of completion, showing the accumulated PDHs earned, will be provided at the end of the course.

Who should attend the PGE Power Systems Seminars?

  • Electric Power Utility Engineers
  • Relay Technicians
  • Test Engineers
  • University Power System Educators 
  • Protection & Control Engineers
  • Engineers Seeking PDHs & Graduate Students

What are the benefits of attending?

  • Learn from subject matter experts
  • Small class sizes of up to 50 attendees allows for dynamic classroom discussion
  • Network with other industry professionals
  • Discounted guest room rates at host hotels
  • Course registration fees include electronic curriculum, breakfast, snacks, and evening social activities
  • Earn PDH credits to maintain your PE license or earn CTDs for NETA Certification.

 

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

PDH Credits

The Power Systems Seminars have been approved by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers for professional development hours. Power Systems 101, 102, and 103 have been approved for 32 professional development hours; Power Systems 104 has been approved for 24. For attendees seeking PE credits for other states, please check your state’s PDH regulations.

NETA CTDs

The Power Systems 101, 102, and 103 courses are eligible for 32 NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs) and Power Systems 104 is eligible for 24 NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs). NETA Certified Technicians (Level III and Level IV) are required to earn a minimum of 48 CTDs every three years to maintain their certification. For more information about the CTD program and requirements, please contact the NETA office at [email protected] or 888-300-6382.

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