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Electrical Distribution Design

6.0 CPD Hours

Standard Rate
£355.00  +VAT
Member Rate
£284.00  +VAT
  • Electrical Services

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This course focuses on design techniques and simple to use spreadsheets for systems design encompassing UPS, LV switchgear, transformer / generator change-over control, air circuit breakers, watchdog circuitry and new technology. 

The course is primarily aimed at consultants, engineers, developers, architects, building energy managers, building services Engineers and Facility Maintenance Managers

Agenda for event
Time Description

Session 1:
• Student Exercise
• Low Voltage Distribution.
• Approach, Methodology, Reliability & Resilience, PLC Control Systems.
• General understanding of fault levels and simple calculations and the effect
of standby diesel generators within the electrical distribution system.


Coffee / comfort break (15 mins)


Session 2:
• UPS Systems.
• Simple understanding of harmonics. IGBT Static, Rotary, Diesel Driven
Rotary, UPS Input Switchgear, UPS Output Switchgear, Isolation
Transformers & Power Distribution.


Lunch (30 mins) 


Session 3:
• Innovations in Technology.
• Relays, Latching Relay Panels, ACBs, Thermographic Imaging, Watchdog
Circuitry, System Resilience, and System Reliability Module & Dual
Control Circuitry.


Coffee / comfort break (15 mins)


Session 4:
• System Designs.
• Innovation Examples in Low Voltage Distribution Systems, UPS System
Design & Final Distribution.
• Simulation of Distribution Systems
• Future Trends.

16.00 - 16.30

Q & A

Live Online - How to join:

This course will be hosted live online on Microsoft Teams. A Microsoft Teams account is not required, you will be sent a link to join. You can choose to join on your preferred web browser, or if you already have the Microsoft Teams desktop app, click 'join meeting'.  You will then automatically join the course through the app.

Course Materials:

The course presentation and any additional materials will be sent to delegates once attendance is confirmed through a secure link.

We are working towards being more sustainable, therefore we do not recommend materials to be printed.

What is included?

-Full days training with an industry expert trainer 

-Note-making PDF course materials

-CPD Certificate 


Gary Marshall

Gary Marshall


Gary has over 40 years in the Building Services Industry and has accumulated a vast level of knowledge and expertise, both technically and commercially.

He has created many new calculation tools, test procedures, monitoring tools and new engineering services design building blocks, suitable for the 23rd / 24th Century. Gary is a very passionate individual and strives for excellence, in every part of the Electrical Engineering Design process.

CIBSE Training reserve the right to make changes to the speakers or programme. The right is also reserved in absolute discretion and without further liability to cancel any seminar when fees paid will be refunded. Acknowledged bookings are firm. Cancellation up to 4 weeks before the course is subject to a charge of 25% of fees due, later cancellation is not accepted but delegate substitution is allowed at any time. We reserve the right to request payment in advance for companies which have not had previous financial transactions with CIBSE Services Ltd. 

All delegate alterations / cancellations must be received in writing to: [email protected]  

Please note we do not accept card payments via American express

Please contact the training team before making any travel or accommodation arrangements - particularly if you are travelling from outside the UK mainland, as CIBSE will not be liable for any cost incurred. 

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