Principles Of Substation Design and Construction

Learn step-by-step the design and construction process of the substation, from initial site review and se-lection, to substation start-up and commissioning. Real-world examples and in-class exercises will further enhance your understanding of this subject and prepare you for on-the-job challenges.

Whether you’re working on a substation design project yourself or with a project manager, this course will give you the tools and skills to successfully complete a design from start to finish.

Course Duration

5 days

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will gain in-depth understanding of :

  • The project scope document and what it should contain
  • Foundation, structure, and ground grid design
  • Writing equipment specifications
  • Substation layout and bus design
  • Protective relaying and control basics
  • Trip schematics and wiring diagrams
  • Site and structure drawings
  • Function and ratings of major substation equipment
  • Auxiliary equipment and systems
  • Substation automation and integration
  • Working with the project manager
  • Managing environmental and permitting issues
  • Dealing effectively with the public
  • Safety parameters at a substation 


Instructor-led classroom session

Training Costs

  • The trainng fee per person/individual is KES 122,500.00
  • The fee quoted includes VAT.
  • The costs caters for provision of an ideal venue to conduct the training (boardroom/class room for theoretical training and practical training) as well as meals and refreshments for trainees for the duration of the training.
  • The cost caters for provision of professional training, student manuals a CPD certified certificates from EBK.
  • Viscar shall provide a training venue at any location (Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Eldoret, Nakuru) at no additional fee.

The minimum number of delegates for each class is seven (7).

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