Delivered by highly experienced Socomec Critical System Application Engineers and ideally suited to Electrical and Mechanical design/development engineers.

Hosted at your offices and including participants from 4 to 40, you will receive an individual presentation pack and a CPD certificate on completion. Seminar Length- maximum 1 hour and organised around your schedule.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

More about CIBSE CPD 

We currently offer 10 certified CPD seminars

Hosted at your offices and including participants from 4 to 40.

General introduction to UPS system
  • Identifying the need for UPSs
  • Basic operation and building blocks of a UPS system Comparison of UPS technologies
  • Energy storage options
  • Adding system redundancy
  • Communication and monitoring options
Earthing and Neutrals within Transformer and Transformer-less UPS
  • How the type of installations will affect the operation of the UPS
  • How the earth and neutral connect to the UPS
  • How different topographies of UPS manage the neutral
  • Potential problems
  • Possible solutions
The application of 3 and 4 Pole STS units
  • Identification of the need for STSs
  • The application of 3 Pole STSs
  • The application of 4 Pole STSs
  • The operation of ‘ATSM’ – Advanced Transformer Switching Management
  • The application of a ‘ATSM’
The benefits of Modular UPS Systems
  • UPS Architecture
  • How to achieve high availability
  • Footprint
  • Total Cost of Ownership
  • Topologies
The benefits of Lithium Ion batteries in UPS application
  • VRLA Batteries
  • Lithium Ion batteries background
  • Safety and Standards
  • Case Studies
  • Battery Ageing and EOL management
Energy Management

Identify wasted energy, help reduce costs and cut carbon emissions with 3 key components:

  • Meters and monitoring devices
  • Communication & data capture
  • Software
Power Quality Monitoring: causes, effects & solutions
  • Understand the causes: harmonics, crest factors, electrical events, power factor
  • See the effects
  • Learn the solution to power quality issues
Residual Current Monitoring
  • Insulation faults
  • Reminder on earthing systems
  • Residual Current Monitoring (RCM)
  • RCM vs RCD
  • Needs and challenges related to RCM
  • RCM, for which markets?
Automatic Transfer Switch essentials
  • Understand where ATS are required and how to implement them
  • Make decisions regarding when to include a bypass
  • Requirements for ATS (critical loads)
  • ATS application (location, timers, example of a changeover cycle)
  • ATS standards (BS 60947-6-1, BS 9999:2008, BS 8519:2010)
  • ATS Bypass
  • ATS technologies (contactor, circuit breaker, switch)
Fire Standards in relation to Transfer Switches
  • Selecting the right Transfer Switch
  • Standards
  • Co-ordination considerations
  • Utilisation categories & classifications
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Bypass
Professional Development Seminars
Book your seminar and benefit from an individual presentation pack and a CPD certificat on completion.