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Power Academy Course

Introduction to Power Substation Electrical Drawings

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Jun 13 - Jun 14, 2024

1866 Colonial Village Lane, Suite 112, Lancaster, PA 17601

2 Days | 14 PDHs | Cost: $1,000

Introduction to Power Substation Electrical Drawings provides theoretical knowledge and practical skills training in reading and interpreting the various types of prints you will encounter in substations.


Recent college graduates, leaders and managers, construction managers, project managers, and entry-level engineers and technicians who desire to gain basic skills for reading and interpreting substation electrical drawings.


  • Identify the symbols, abbreviations, and designations used on substation prints
  • Read and interpret conceptual diagrams, including power one-line diagrams and relay one-line diagrams
  • Read and interpret elementary diagrams, including three-line AC schematics and DC schematics
  • Learn how to read and interpret wiring diagrams, as well as how to locate equipment and trace circuits between wiring diagrams, interconnection diagrams, front view diagrams, and elementary diagrams


This instructor-led course will provide students with experience interpreting different types of substation prints used on work projects.

The course is delivered in our training substation in Lancaster, PA and is designed to provide students with real-world, hands-on experience in a training power substation. Students are provided with drawings and schematics to conceptualize and analyze a substation and its components.


  • Basic understanding of electrical power systems and equipment commonly found in substations.

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