Principles of Electrical Engineering

High voltage. Low voltage. Motors. Electrical protection. Specifications. Electrical control. Instrumentation (6 m).

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About this course

This is a special course for students who are working and studying at the same time. It is a self paced course about Electrical Engineering. It is suitable for engineering or science graduates who wish to become familiar with the engineering principles involved in the use of electrical systems.

This course is proving popular within process industry companies wishing to introduce graduates to all aspects of electricity. The work load is lower to accommodate the work/learn situation of the student. The student is expected to work at the material one hour per day, 5 days a week. There is a Course Tutor available to facilitate online discussion and to assess the final project.

If you are looking for an in-depth course on electrical engineering, you may consider the specialized courses on several topics held by InIPED.

What you'll learn

  • Weeks 1-2: Single and three-phase electrical theory
  • Weeks 3-4: The Plant High Voltage electrical system
  • Weeks 5-6: The Low Voltage electrical distribution system
  • Weeks 7-8: Motors and Low Voltage installed systems
  • Weeks 9-10: The Plant electrical protection systems
  • Weeks 11-12: Cables
  • Weeks 13-14: Electrical Design Documents
  • Weeks 15-16: Specifications and Procurement
  • Weeks 17-18: Electrical Control and Instrumentation
  • Weeks 19-20: Miscellaneous
  • Weeks 21-25: Final Project

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Length: 6 months

Effort: 5 hours per week

Price: 1600 €

Language: English

Certificate: University San Jorge

Modality: Online


  • University degree, preferably (but not exclusively) in engineering/science.
  • Or be at least 25 years old and prove at least three years of experience in the field of the Diploma.

Manage your time, fulfill the given deadlines.

Study from anywhere, all activities are 100% online.

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