ETAP Certified Instructor Training

2 Day Training
May 4 - 5, 2017
Irvine, CA
Fee: $ 5,000

This workshop is conducted and taught by the ETAP certified instructors in the headquarters. 

Day Morning Afternoon

ETAP Menu and Toolbars
Modeling of Power System Components
Manual / Auto Building One Line Diagram
Display Options
Themes and Color Codes
Project Revisioning
3-D Database (Presentation, Configuration, Revision)
ETAP Library Structure
Data Import / Export
Data / Project Management
Scenario Wizards

Data Requirements
Calculation Methods
Load / Generation Modeling in Power System
Loading / Generation Categories
Diversity / Demand Factors
Parameter Settings / Adjustments
Reports / Alerts
Result Analyzer

ANSI Short Circuit Concept & Overview
Data Requirements
ANSI Calculation Method
1/2 Cycle, 4 Cycle, 30 Cycle Short Circuit
Device Duty Calculation
Three Phase Faults
Unbalanced / Ground Faults
Parameter Settings / Adjustments
Reports / Alerts
Result Analyzer

Data Requirements
IEC 909 Calculation Method
Types of Short Circuit in IEC & Factors
Device Duty Calculation in Mesh & Non-Mesh Networks
Unbalanced / Ground Faults
IEC 61363 Transient Fault Current Calculation
Parameter Settings / Adjustments
Reports / Alerts
Result Analyzer

Data Requirements
Motor / Load Modeling
Starting Devices / Categories
Static / Dynamic Motor Acceleration
Parameter Settings / Adjustment
Reports / Alerts / Plots

Data Requirements
Protection Equipment Library
Protection & Selectivity Concepts
Protective Device Arrangements
Time-Current Characteristics
Protective Device Coordination utilizing Short Circuit
Parameter Settings / Adjustment
Sequence-of-Operation Study
Auto Coordination Concept & Application
Study / Device Setting Reports

Review and Practical Example

  • Overview and Minimum Requirements
  • Protection and Coordination Rule Book
  • Tabular and Graphical Analysis Viewer
  • Tabular and Graphical Reports
  • Procedure and Study Steps

AC & DC Arc Flash Concept & Overview
Calculation Methods (NFPA 70E and IEEE 1584)
Data Requirements
PPE Requirements
Parameter Settings / Adjustments
Effects of Short Circuit and Protection/Coordination
Reports / Alerts
Result Analyzer
Arc Flash Labels

Workshop Description

This 2-day program is designed for non-certified instructors who wish to become ETAP approved instructors.

  • The first day of this training will cover how to teach the workshops to the public audience.
  • On the second day, participants will be given both a written and oral test.
  • Those who pass will be certified as an "ETAP Certified Instructor" for the ETAP 113/114 workshops using ETAP 16.0.1.  

Who should attend

  • ETAP representatives with no certification who are conducting workshops
  • Experienced engineers who wish to become certified ETAP instructors 

Prerequisite Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering
  • Three (3) years of ETAP Experience
  • Completion of an ETAP 114 Workshop conducted by an ETAP Certified Instructor


  • Fee: $ 5,000


ETAP Learning Center
17 Goodyear
Irvine, CA 92618

Date & Time

May 4 - 5, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Light breakfast snacks, beverages, and lunch are included with the registration fee.


All travel and hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the attendees.
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ETAP - Corporate Headquarters
17 Goodyear
Irvine, CA 92618
United States
+1 (949) 900 1084
+1 (949) 900 1000

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