Lesson series


This training module is designed to
familiarize students from beginner or expert with
understanding the essential elements of the many
types of electrical transformers. 
This course qualifies for NETA 1.5 CTD credit, 1.5 CEU credit for the State of Pennsylvania and 1.5 CEU State of Delaware.
Course Length - 1.5 Hours
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  • Course Outline
  • Transformer Basics
  • Components
  • How Does a Transformer Work?
  • Single and Three Phase explained
  • Dry Type
  • Liquid Filled
  • Compartmental
  • Miscellaneous Transformers
  • Voltages
  • Transformer Ratings
  • Calculations
  • Cooling Classes
  • New Cooling Classes
  • Nameplates
  • Temperature Rise
  • Selection Factors

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be qualified to:
• Understand the Transformer basics
• Identify the components of a transformer
• Understand the how a transformer
• Determine the differences between single and three phase
• Understand Transformer applications
• Know available options
• Recognize cooling classes
• Understand the governing standards agencies


You will learn how taps work on a transformer.

Course Lessons