HV & LV Electrical Protection

2 days

9AM - 5PM


Course Overview

Our competence based course, accredited by City & Guilds, is designed to give an understanding of the principles of the operation of power system protection relays.

The course includes an overview of power systems, faults, short circuit calculations (simplified), components of power system protection schemes, the testing and setting procedures required when installing and maintaining protection relays in high & low voltage systems and practical sessions on selected protection relays.

Course Content

  • Reasons for Protection Systems
  • Requirements for Relay Co-ordination/Discrimination
  • Faults and Fault Levels
  • Protection Components
  • Voltage & Current Transformers
  • HRC Fuses
  • Electro-mechanical Relays
  • Electronic & Microprocessor Relays
  • Equipment Protection for Generators, Transformers & Motors
  • Practical Exercises
  • Written Assessment

Target Audience

Personnel with electrical or instrument background within industry who are involved in HV/LV systems with a need to know the practical aspects of protection relay installation and maintenance.

Date Time Cost Availability
9th - 10th October 2023 9.00am - 5.00pm £370.00 + VAT Y
16th - 17th November 2023 9.00am - 5.00pm £370.00 + VAT Y
4th - 5th December 2023 9.00am - 5.00pm £370.00 + VAT Y
Further dates available on request 9.00am - 5.00pm £370.00 + VAT Y
Additional Information:

Blackburn Industrial Estate


AB21 0RX


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Duration 2 Days
Lunch Included
Min/Max delegates 4/8
Special requirements None
Certification A certificate of competence will be provided
  • We found that it was enjoyable and very useful training for us. The trainer was very experienced with a lot of knowledge.
    – Pieter van der Veen, Product Trainer, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV
  • My HV/LV at EPIT was really good, I really enjoyed it. Although the switchgear is not like ours, the course was very good at covering the skills that require refreshing especially if you are not using them every day.
    – Nicola Anderson, Q4 transition team, Aker Solutions

Get in touch

to enquire further

01224 798635