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

Power System Modeling

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

Load Flow Study, Evaluation & Result Analyzer

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

Short Circuit Study, Evaluation & Result Analyzer - ANSI

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

Short Circuit Study, Evaluation & Result Analyzer - IEC

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

Motor Acceleration Studies

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

Protective Device Coordination / Selectivity / Sequence-of-Operation

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

Star Auto-Evaluation: Automated Protection and Coordination Evaluation

Star - Coordination & Protection Module
Zones of Protection
Rule Book for Protection & Coordination Evaluation
Equipment Protection
Protective Device Coordination
Condition Messages
Tabular and Graphical Results
Scenario & Study Wizards

AC & DC Arc Flash Hazard Analysis & Result Analyzer

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) 462 0200

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