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Electrical Standby Systems

North East Scotland College

Venues

Off campus

Content

This Unit has been developed to provide candidates’ with an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about batteries, standby/emergency generators and UPSs (Uninterruptible Power Supplies).

On completion of the Unit the candidate should be able to:
Identify operation, characteristics and applications of electrical batteries; Outline principal operating features/main performance characteristics of standby/emergency generator sets; Analyse construction, operation and performance characteristics of UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supplies)


Entry Requirements

Candidates should have a knowledge and understanding of electrical machines and electronics. This may be evidence by possession of the following HN Units: DN4J 34 Electrical Machine Principles, DN46 33 Analogue Electronics: An Introduction and DN4E 34 Digital Electronics.

Start Date

Flexible

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

6 months

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

8

Cost

£125.00

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy