Transformer Operational Principles, Selection & Troubleshooting

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply transformer operating principles
  • Gain knowledge of practical solutions for specifying, operating and maintaining power transformers in a utility or plant environment
  • Avoid costly errors by specifying the wrong transformer for your application
  • Examine the possibilities of maximizing efficiency and economical performance of your transformer fleet
  • Determine transformer specifications to suit various applications

Transformers are major components of electrical power systems. This course combines theoretical and practical aspects of transformer design, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting. The course emphasizes the importance of the magnetic properties of the core design on the transformer’s operational performance and electrical properties.

This course addresses economic trade-offs of transformers in real-world applications.

Course Outline

  • Power & Distribution Transformers
  • Dry Type Transformers
  • Transformer Connections
  • Loading Power Transformers
  • Auxiliary Equipment
  • Load Tap Chargers (LTCs)
  • Transformer Selection and Application
  • Transformer Protection & Installation
  • Maintenance and Troubleshooting
  • Power Transformer Equipment Standards and Processes

Who Should Attend
Electrical engineering professionals who need to update their knowledge

  • Distribution System Planners
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Power System Consultants
  • Participants should have a basic understanding of power system operations, but do not necessarily have to be experts
  • Engineers who are starting their career in the field of power in utilities, industrial or commercial plants and institutional complexes will benefit from this course.


A Certificate of Completion will be issued to those who attend & successfully complete the programme.


  08:30 – 10:15 First Session

 10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:15 Second Session

 12:15 – 12:30 Coffee Break

12:30 – 14:00 Third Session

 14:00 – 15:00 Lunch

Training Methodology:

This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of the total tuition hours:

  • 30% Lectures, Concepts, Role Play
  • 20% Workshops & Work Presentations, Techniques
  • 20% Based on Case Studies & Practical Exercises
  • 10% Videos, Software & General Discussions
  • 20% Application
  • Pre and Post Test


 The Fee for the seminar, including instruction materials, documentation, lunch, coffee/tea breaks & snack is:

  • Us$ 3,750 per person – Kuwait
  • Us$ 3,750 per person – Oman
  • Us$ 4,000 per person – Jordan
  • Us$ 5,250 per person – Singapore
  • Us$ 4,600 per person – Kuala Lumpur
  • Us$ 5,250 per person – Europe
  • Us$ 4,700 per person – Jakarta