2024 Basic Electricity & Mathematics for Utility Operations

Mar 19, 2024 08:00am -
Mar 19, 2024 03:00pm

Event Description


March 19, 2024 (8:00 am - 3:00 pm)

NEPPA Training Center (Littleton, MA ) 


NEPPA is offering a 1-day basic and technical prerequisite course for anyone looking to attend technical programs or to gain a basic understanding of electrical theory, concepts and mathematic principles.


NEPPA's Basic Electricity & Mathematics for Utility Operations course is scheduled to be held March 19, 2024 at the NEPPA Training Center (200 New Estate Road, Littleton, MA 01460).


Basic Electricity & Mathematics for Utility Operations is designed to be an introduction to the electrical concepts and mathematic principles needed to understand electricity and electrical equipment.  This course is a foundational level course that is a basis for additional course work in specific disciplines such as substation, overhead lines and metering.


Who Should Attend


Basic Electricity & Mathematics is designed for:

  • All field operations personnel including:
    • Meter Technicians
    • Lineworkers
    • Substation Technicians
  • Customer Service or Office Personnel looking to understand the product they sell every day
  • Supervisors or Managers transitioning from other departments or disciplines





NEPPA Training Center

200 New Estate Road

Littleton, MA 01460



Learning Objectives


  • Practice and solve mathematics problems used in electrical power measurements
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of electrical theory including electricity and magnetism
  • Ability to differentiate between how DC and AC circuits function
  • Explain the difference and interconnection of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity
  • Demonstrate an understanding of energy and demand, and the difference between Kw and Kwh
  • Ability to recognize the utmost importance of electrical safety




 Agenda details are subject to change.


8:00 am        Welcome & Introductions

8:15 am        Module 1: Basic Electricity

9:45 am        Break

10:00 am      Module 2: Basic Mathematics

11:30 am      Lunch

12:00 pm      Module 3: Electric Power & Energy

1:00 pm        Module 4: Electrical Safety

1:30 pm        Module 5:  Power System Overview

3:00 pm        Adjourn



Course Prerequisites


There is no prerequisite for Basic Electricity & Mathematics for Utility Operations.  This course is a basic, foundational course for NEPPA's technical training programs.




Registration fees include coffee and lunch each day.  If you have any dietary or other restrictions, please note them on your registration.



Members: $285
Non-Members: $585





Cancellations are accepted until Tuesday, March 5, 2024 (or two weeks prior to the start of the class).  Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of the class.


Event Type:Education
Category:Training Program
Early registration ends on Feb 06, 2024.
Regular registration starts on Feb 07, 2024 and ends on Mar 25, 2024.
Late registration starts on Mar 26, 2024.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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