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Electric Distribution System: Equipment Preventive Maintenance and Engineering Principles

By: Avant Garde Resources Centre

Lagos State, Nigeria

29 - 31 Mar, 2023  3 days

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NGN 135,000

Venue: 10, Mojidi Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja - Lagos.

This course is designed to help personnel recognize the basic elements of a distribution system and to gain an understanding of how each element work. This course also introduces basic equipment such as transformers, capacitors, regulators, circuit breakers, and other types of protective devices. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to

  • Explain basic electrical system quantities, identify sources of generation, cogeneration issues, and distribution system configuration
  • Describe the major electrical machinery and components used in power distribution
  • Understand the fundamentals of system protection, grounding, and power quality problems


Overview to Electrical Power Distribution Networks

  • Review Electrical Fundamentals.
  • Power system components.
  • Distribution network layout and configurations.
  • Bus bars configurations.
  • Choice of transmission voltage.
  • Cables and overhead transmission distribution lines.
  • Electrical drawings and diagrams.
  • Voltage disturbances to Power networks.
  • Power Quality Specifications IEEE 446.


  • Define the term “Transformer”.
  • How a Transformer Works.
  • Pole Top and Pad-Mounted Transformers.
  • Common Transformer Abnormalities.
  • Transformer Oil Tests.
  • Fault Analysis.

Earthing Systems

  • Equipment Earthing.
  • System Earthing.
  • Classification of Supply / Installation System Earthing.
  • Earthing Via Neutral Earthing Compensator.
  • Comparison of Methods 

Circuit Breaker Fundamentals, Maintenance, Service, Testing and Troubleshooting

  • Switching Operations and TRRV.
  • Breaking and Making currents.
  • Fundamentals, features, merits and Demerits of breakers.
  • HV Circuit Breakers Maintenance.
  • H.V Circuit-Breakers Tests. 
  • Low voltage Circuit Breaker Maintenance. 

Protection and Protective Relays

  • Instrument Transformers (CT and VT).
  • Electrical Faults and Protection Schemes and Principles,
  • Purpose of Protective Relays,
  • Over current and Earth Fault protection, etc

For Whom: Engineers, Facility and Operations Managers, Technical Specialist, Plant Engineers, Project Engineers and Managers, Engineering Consultants, Architects and Other perform related function of who want to know more about Electrical Distribution

10, Mojidi Street, Off Toyin Street, Ikeja - Lagos. Mar 29 - 31 Mar, 2023

Registration: 09:30:am - 04:30:am

NGN 135,000.00(The workshop fee will cover Bag, Flash Drive, Workshop Materials, Jotter, Pen, Lunch, Tea/Coffee Breaks, Photograph, and Certificate.)
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Special Discount: 2 - 4 participants attracts 5% discount while 5 and Above attracts 10% discount for the same course and same date.
A distinguished team of facilitators who are eminently qualified professionals has been assembled to lead discussions in course of the workshop.
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