Training course: Power Transformers

This training course on power transformers addresses aspects like design & construction, protection, oil, condition assessment, testing, maintenance and more.

Power transformers are vital components of the power supply infrastructure. Their reliability, availability, life cycle cost and residual life expectancy depend to a significant extent on how they are designed, built, operated and maintained. This course will help participants understand the basic principles of power transformers and the associated utilization issues.

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Your benefits

■ Understanding of how transformers are designed, constructed, protected and operated

■ Knowledge of how to specify and assure the quality of transformers

■ Insight into transformer maintenance, condition assessment and lifetime estimation


Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to discuss your  questions with internationally reputed transformer experts,  exchange experiences and practical examples with fellow  participants.

For whom?

This 3 day course is designed for asset engineers, asset managers, technical consultants and anyone else dealing with the design, specification, operation, maintenance and protection of power transformers. This course is intended for professionals with industrial companies and energy production & distribution companies. It is recommended that participants have at least a Bachelor of Engineering degree.

Course topics

The following topics will be addressed:

  • Basic transformer theory
  • Transformer design and construction
  • Specification and quality assurance
  • Transformer protection
  • High-voltage and short-circuit transformer testing
  • Oil: electrical insulator, thermal conductor and condition indicator
  • Condition assessment and diagnosis
  • Maintenance and transformer asset management

In some cases, a visit to the KEMA High Power and High Voltage laboratory may be part of the training program.

Practical information

For the following items, please refer to the registration form:

  • Course dates
  • Venue details
  • Registration fee
  • Payment and cancellation conditions
The training can be given in English or Dutch, all course materials will be in English. To encourage active participation, the number of participants is limited to 25. Click here for more information and to register for the upcoming course.


In-company and customised training courses

On request, DNV can also develop customized and in-company training courses. Content, location and duration of the course can be adapted to your specific needs.


For more information please contact us

Energy Academy
email: academy.energy@dnv.com
web: www.dnv.com/energy-academy
tel: +31 (0)6 29602659 / +31 (0)6 15063593 / +31 (0)6 18410601

A few responses from previous participants

  • ‘‘Insightful. Apart from learning a lot from the facilitators, I learnt a lot from the team. Very helpful in furthering my asset management journey! - Michael Kariuki, Gridactiv Reliability Engineers’’

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