Event Profile

Lineworker Skills Series: AC Transformers, Advanced Theory, and Practical Application

October 6 — 7, 2020
Courtyard by Marriott Richland
480 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA 99352 

Who Should Attend:

Journeyman lineworkers, foremen/supervisors, engineers, and those involved in planning, scheduling, and engineering operations for a utility.

Related Event:

Lineman Skills Series: AC System Troubleshooting, October 8-9, 2020

Course Overview:

This advanced two-day class provides attendees with a journeyman lineworker's view of AC transformers. The curriculum includes a combination of electrical theory and hands-on practice. The overall program is to teach students how transformers are used to manage and control the flow of alternating current in electrical distribution systems. Attendees will be provided with an opportunity to work with and arrange transformers in a variety of configurations to achieve specific voltage outputs using hands-on equipment and computer simulation.

Course Instructor:

Brady Hansen, Written in Red

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on the first day; the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on day one, and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on day two. Lunch, as well as morning and afternoon refreshments, will be provided both days.

Course Location and Hotel Information:

Courtyard by Marriott at Columbia Point
480 Columbia Point Drive
Richland, WA  99352
(509) 942-9400

Room rate: $139 for a single/double

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than September 5, 2020, to secure this rate. Mention that you are coming in with the NWPPA group when booking your reservation.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 9/05/2020): $645
Utility Member Standard: $720

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 9/05/2020): $970
Associate Member Standard: $1,045

Non-member Early Bird (ends 9/05/2020): $1,935
Non-member Standard: $2,010

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for 12 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

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For More Information:

To find out more about this course, to register, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.