2022 Basic Electricity & Mathematics for Utility Operations

Mar 29, 2022 08:00am -
Aug 30, 2022 03:00pm

Event Description



March 29, 2022 (8:00 am - 3:00 pm) & August 30, 2022

NEPPA Training Center (Littleton, MA ) 


NEPPA is pleased to continue 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 29, 2022 and August 30, 2022 at the NEPPA Training Center (200 New Estate Road, Littleton, MA 01460) as part of the first day of two other technical programs.


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



Click here to download the detailed agenda.


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: $265
Non-Members: $545






Cancellations are accepted until Tuesday, March 15, 2022 or Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (or two weeks prior to the start of the class), respectively.  Substitutions may be made at any time prior to the start of the class.




Thomas (Tom) Succi, Technical & Safety Trainer

Tom has worked in metering in New England for the past 48 years as a meter technician, instructor, engineer and manager. He has created instructional programs and taught in the region for most of his career and also ran the meter apprentice training for many years at National Grid as a Principal Trainer.


He recently retired as the Supervisor of Meter Test and Engineering at United Illuminating and looks forward to continuing his career as an instructor. Tom holds a BS and an AS in Engineering Technology as well as an advanced certificate in Management from WPI.


Tom and his wife Arlene currently reside in Connecticut.

Event Type:Education
Category:Training Program
Early registration ends on Dec 31, 2020.
Regular registration starts on Jan 01, 2021 and ends on Aug 30, 2021.
Late registration starts on Aug 31, 2021.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 Utility Members
Member Fee: $265.00$265.00$265.00
Non-Member Fee: $545.00$545.00$545.00
 Affiliate Members
Member Fee: $265.00$265.00$265.00
Non-Member Fee: $545.00$545.00$545.00
 2022 Substation I Participant
Member Fee: $0.00$0.00$0.00
Non-Member Fee: $0.00$0.00$0.00
Member Fee: $545.00$545.00$545.00
Non-Member Fee: $545.00$545.00$545.00