Basics of Electrical Substations for Electrical Engineering - Level 3

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Overview If you wish to learn about power systems, here’s an excellent course for you. Basics of Electrical Substations for …


If you wish to learn about power systems, here’s an excellent course for you. Basics of Electrical Substations for Electrical Engineering – Level 3 will explore the voltage, functions and classifications of electrical substations. The course will discuss power transformers, insulators, conductors, switch gears and voltage transformers. There will be a focus on circuit breaker and fuse, and air and gas insulated substations. It is a thorough course on different electrical generators, types of electrical power plants and the operation of each of these power plants and the differences between generating power plants.     

The Basics of Electrical Substations for Electrical Engineering – Level 3 demonstrates how to design an electrical substation. You will learn the importance of the main unit in a power system. There are key modules explored in this course to ensure the learner gains a complete understanding of the subject.       

Basics of Electrical Substations for Electrical Engineering – Level 3 will begin at the fundamentals and equip learners with the relevant skills on the overview of an electrical substation. It is a comprehensive training that offers unique insights on how to be successful both academically and professionally. There is an ever-increasing need for qualified individuals who wish to advance to the next stage of their career! This is a IAP certified course that will demonstrate to leading employers you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across electrical and power engineering industries.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Study365?

Study365 is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive IAP course.  At Study365, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.  

Learners who register will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants. 

  • About the Tutor
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Who is this Course for?
  • Entry Requirements
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Career Path & Progression

Ahmed Mahdy is an Electrical Power Engineer and the founder of Khadija Academy in 2019. He’s from Cairo, Egypt and is an online instructor for 9 years. He offers electrical engineering courses and regularly posts YouTube videos on electrical engineering. Ahmed has authored 6 books on electrical engineering and has taught close to 40,000 students living in 170 countries. The purpose of his Academy is to teach the fundamentals of electrical engineering from fundamentals to advance levels. He is a highly recognised and successful instructor and often receives 5-star reviews from his students. He has an engaging teaching style and will walk students step by step through complex information.

  • Understand the purpose of electrical substations  
  • Learn the difference between circuit breaker and fuse
  • Learn about different types of switches
  • Understand the importance of electricity
  • Learn about protection of transmission system

This course is recommended for,

  • Anyone who wants to learn about electrical engineering power systems
  • Individuals who wish to learn about high voltage in electrical systems
  • Anyone who wants to learn about Electrical Generating Power Stations
  • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
  • A sound educational background is recommended

This is a knowledge-based course, and thus, will contain no method of assessment.

Upon the successful completion of the course, learners will be awarded an accredited ‘Certificate of Completion’  for ‘Certificate in Basics of Electrical Substations – Level 3’ by IAP.

The International Awards for Professionals iAP is an awarding body established in 1999 that aims to promote a high educational standard. They hope to create online education that is trustworthy and credible. They are focused on raising the standards of online education, and ensuring it is accessible to all. The iAP provides accreditation for a range of educational establishments, and monitors and continually develops the educational standards of such institutions. Their globally recognised certifications give learners the opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in the chosen fields.

The Certificate for Basics of Electrical Substations for Electrical Engineering - Level 3 will improve your candidature for a number of jobs in the electrical and engineering sectors.  You can study further related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset on your resume. Your skills will be recognised by leading employers and top organisations, and for engineering students who wish to pursue this field, this certificate will prove to be highly effective.

Course Curriculum

1. Basics of Electrical Substations
1.1 Lesson 1: Introduction To Electrical Substation FREE 00:06:00
1.2 Lesson 2: Construction of Electrical Substation and Electrical Transformers FREE 00:09:00
1.3 Lesson 3: Instrument Transformers and Principle of Operation of Trip Circuit FREE 00:13:00
1.4 Lesson 4: Types Of Circuit Breakers And Fuses FREE 00:23:00
1.5 Lesson 5: Types of Relays According to Function, Construction and Time Characteristics FREE 00:06:00
1.6 Lesson 6: Definition of Busbar and Its Schemes FREE 00:17:00
1.7 Lesson 7: Construction of Underground Cables 00:10:00
1.8 Lesson 8: Construction of Over Head Transmission Lines 00:15:00
1.9 Lesson 9: Comparison between Underground Cables and Overhead Transmission Lines 00:05:00
1.10. Lesson 10: Types of Switches In Power System and Substations 00:08:00
1.11 Lesson 11: Importance of Capacitor Banks in Power System 00:08:00
1.12 Lesson 12: Other Important Components in Electrical Substation 00:07:00
1.13 Lesson 13: Classification of Substations 00:05:00
1.14 Lesson 14: Relation between Voltage and Substations 00:02:00
1.15 Lesson 15: Air Insulated Substation and Gas Insulated Substation 00:09:00
1.16 Lesson 16: Importance of Ring Main Unit in Power System 00:07:00
1.17 Lesson 17: Extra Images 00:01:00
2. Design of Earthing System
2.1. Lesson 1: Effect of Current on Human Body 00:09:00
2.2 Lesson 2: Types of Electric Hazards 00:08:00
2.3 Lesson 3: Classification of Earthing Systems 00:24:00
2.4 Lesson 4: Components of Earthing System 00:09:00
2.5 Lesson 5: Design and Resistance of Earthing Electrode 00:12:00
2.6 Lesson 6: Design and Resistance of Earthing Conductor 00:13:00
2.7 Lesson 7: Measurement of Earth Resistance by Megger and Three Point Method 00:03:00
2.8 Lesson 8: Design Earthing or Ground Grid Using ETAP 00:21:00
3. Introduction to Design of Substation
3.1 Lesson 1: What Is Ip or Ingress Protection 00:05:00
3.2 Lesson 2: Selection of Busbars in Electrical Substation 00:11:00
3.3 Lesson 3: Design of Substations 00:19:00
3.4 Lesson 4: Single Line Diagram of 66 to 11kv Substation 00:20:00
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    A R

    Aidan Routledge

    March 30, 2022
    Useful & Good Value with discount

    A detailed overview of substations, topics are kept as general as practicable.

    D M

    Danny Mccarthy

    March 29, 2021
    Liked it

    The instructor and course are both effective. Great.

    Q F

    Quinn Fletcher

    March 21, 2021
    Delivers the Right Stuff

    The course delivers the right basic knowledge for current and future engineers.

    J D

    Jess Davis

    February 01, 2021
    Good find

    I am grateful to find this affordable course that can help me grasp the concepts quickly. Helped my engineering study learning.

    T J

    Tyler Johnson

    January 10, 2021
    Not a bad course

    These engineering techniques became helpful for me as every module has its own value. Not a bad course at all for beginners.

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