Online Courses

Introduction to Engineering of Modern Electrical Substations

1.0 Hour on-demand seminar 
Available Now. (7 day access)

How this online course works

This online training program presents an overview of various modern electrical substation engineering aspects, which may be very challenging and require from utility company’s engineers a very diverse knowledge and experience to address them.

This training program will teach you how to choose reliable and economical substation switching system, what the basics of substation safety, fire protection and security are, and what challenges are associated with substation insulation. All explanations are supported by numerous quizzes for better retention of material


What You Will Learn

Describe typical substation switching systems, their advantages and disadvantage

Compare Air Insulated (AIS) and Gas Insulated (GIS) substations

Clearly understand importance of safety in substation design and engineering

List means of substation fire protection

Describe substation physical security issues and their resolution options

List common problems associated with substation insulators

Describe how to improve substation insulator’s performance

Who Should Attend

This training program is designed for any project management and engineering professional looking to expand his knowledge and experience in engineering of modern electrical substations.  

    • Engineers
    • Project managers
    • Project support personnel
    • Engineering managers
    • Construction personnel

Prerequisites and Advance Preparation

This fundamental online training program has no prerequisites. No advance preparation is required.

Why Choose PGS?

PGS training programs are known for their clear explanations and in-depth content. Register today, and join the over 10,000 industry professionals who trust PGS with their energy training needs.


Boris Shvartsberg, Ph.D., P.E., P.M.P.

Dr. Shvartsberg is an engineering and project management professional with more than 40 years of practical experience in managing and supervising of highly complicated technical projects for utility companies in USA and Latvia. He has an extensive teaching experience in the European and US colleges and universities. Mr. Shvartsberg is an author of more than 25 publications on electrical engineering and project management subjects. He made numerous successful presentations at International conferences and symposiums. 

On-Demand Access Time

The on-demand training presentation is available for a total of 7 days from the time the training program is first viewed. After 7 days, your access to the online presentation will expire. However the PDF training program slides and other materials you receive are yours to keep.

Program Pricing

1.0 Hour on-demand seminar 

$195 for the first attendee and $165 for each attendee thereafter

Special pricing is available for groups of five or more. Please email or call (440) 853-1038.

Important: To receive the lowest price, multiple attendees for the same course should sign up together since the first attendee price is charged by the PGS Website each time a new order is submitted.

Payment and Cancellations

Payment is required prior to training program access. Payment can be made by Visa, Master Card, American Express, or corporate check. Your credit card will be charged at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made.

Cancellations for online training programs can be made before the program access instructions are sent by PGS, and cancellations will result in a credit. For more information on PGS policies regarding administrative matters and complaint resolution, please contact our offices at (440) 853-1038.
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