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EDA Insight: Switchgear and Protection quiz

The EDA’s Product Knowledge Modules help businesses like yours create cross-selling and up-selling opportunities by building knowledge and confidence.

These training modules have recently won a Princess Royal Training Award 2022 so you can be assured of their value.

Distribution, Switchgear and Protection is one of 12 training courses in the programme. The EDA modules are completely flexible and can be studied in any order or combination. You choose only the training your team needs.

E-learning option

By summer 2023 all the EDA training modules will be available in a digital format instead of a printed textbook. The digital learning option is a complete e-learning experience with videos and interactive content. The EDA team is happy to talk you through your options and can give you a demonstration of the new e-learning platform.

The Distribution, Switchgear and Protection training module covers:

  • Generation Transmission and Distribution
  • Distributing Electricity within a Property
  • Protection and Control Devices
  • Additional Protection
  • Supply and Metering
  • Specialist Applications

Years of knowledge to give your team a commercial edge

City & Guilds accredited, this training programme harnesses decades of combined expertise from product experts at EDA manufacturers and allied trade associations to create an accessible and practical training opportunity for you and your team.

EDA Product Knowledge modules are also approved for Continuing Professional Development by The CPD Certification Service.

Test your knowledge

Have a go at this quiz sampled from the Distribution, Switchgear and Protection module. Then check your answers below. If the results show that you need to boost your team’s know-how, talk to the EDA today.

Q1: Give the names of the two current ratings of a circuit-breaker.

Q2: Explain the term “DNO”

Q3: What are the consequences of a poor termination in a consumer unit?

Q4: What does the acronym SCADA stand for?

Q5: What unit of electricity is used for billing purposes?

Q6: What is pulsed output?

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How did you do?

Full marks: Well done!

3 – 5 out of 6: Not bad. Could the EDA training help you to fill in any gaps in your knowledge and help you progress in your career?

Less than 3: The EDA Product Knowledge Programme could be just what you need to boost sales.

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Q1: Operation and fault rating.

Q2: Distribution Network Operator.

Q3: Fire, circuit failure or unexpected operation of the circuit protective device.

Q4: Supervisory control and data acquisition

Q5: kWh.

Q6: A means of energy data collection.

Watch the video and download the course directory.

There’s plenty of information online at www.eda.org.uk including video and downloadable course directory, giving you a summary of what’s covered in each of the 12 training modules. The EDA team is ready to help. Call 020 3141 7350 or email training@eda.org.uk

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