Energy Courses - Medium Voltage Electrical Distribution

Course Code: SAEA-EET- 02

Duration: Four-day course, with tea/coffee and lunch provided

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

Type: Instructor Led Course – In class

Language: English

Accredited: Engineers Board of Kenya 16 CPD  National Industrial Training Authority recognized

Cost: KES 50,000


 Introduction and assessment in selection, critical functions, fault analysis and safety aspects of medium voltage switchgear. The aim of this course is to raise the standard of knowledge and skill amongst learners concerned with selection, commissioning and protection of medium voltage switchgear.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for electricians, technicians, consulting and plant engineers who require a working knowledge of medium voltage switchgear


  • Students attending this course should have a fundamental understanding of electrical low and medium voltage.

  • It is also recommended that students bring calculators


Day 1 of 3

• Introduction, symbols, acronyms, medium voltage fundamentals

• Practical switchgear, metalclad compartmented

• Standards, osh act, basics

• Switchgear safety and testing

• Networks, radial, ring networks

• CT’s and VT’s

• Basics of network design, cables, volt drops

• M.V calculation and fault level Calculations

Day 2 of 3

• Selection of Switchgear, RMB, Premset, Pix, McSet

• Protection, EFPI’s, IDMT’s

• Protection relays, VIP400 CPAM, differential protection, buchholz protection

• Medium voltage fuses

• Arc breaking mediums, vacuum, SF6, air, oil

Day 3 of 3

• Management of networks easergy T200P and transmission protocols

• Practical network design

• Class breaks into two groups and designs a network

• Layout of plant, site transformers, switchgear, fault levels and protection relays


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