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Training Sessions

Introduction to Substations and Switchyards
Substations: Basic Equipment
Substations: Protective Equipment
Substations: Regulation, Monitoring, and Communication Equipment
Switchyards
Switchyard Inspection
Training Sessions

Introduction to Substations and Switchyards – 8 minutes
Identifies the major parts of a transmission and distribution system. Describes the function of a substation. Describes the function of a switchyard.

Substations: Basic Equipment – 8 minutes
Identifies the basic equipment found in substations. Describes the function of the basic equipment in a typical substation. Describes general substation safety considerations.

Substations: Protective Equipment – 9 minutes
Identifies and describes protective equipment typically used in substations.

Substations: Regulation, Monitoring, and Communication Equipment – 9 minutes
Identifies and describes regulation, monitoring, and communication equipment found in substations.

Switchyards – 9 minutes
Identifies basic equipment found in switchyards. Describes how a switchyard is used to rotate power through various circuits.

Switchyard Inspection – 9 minutes
Describes inspection procedures that are performed at the entrance to a switchyard. Lists switchyard conditions typically checked from inside the switchyard control house, and conditions checked during an inspection out in the switchyard.