Introduction to Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems & Batteries

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Organisation profile

Hanley Energy Ltd is a dynamic, Irish-owned and managed company specialising in the design, supply, installation and support of customised energy monitoring, critical power and data center control solutions for a range of Irish and International clients. In this way, we help our clients to reduce energy costs, ensure 100% up-time and maintain competitiveness.

Our approach is to develop partnerships with clients, ensuring excellent delivery coupled with cost-effective technology solutions.

Training aim

Overview of UPS system. Mix of theory & practical training. Gain knowledge of UPS power flow & controls; critical system failures; identifying alarm conditions &training in simulation training area

Learning objectives

This course will provide the audience with a comprehensive overview of a UPS system and its components.  An important aspect to this training is the practical element where learner experience UPS in our state of the art simulation training area.  Upon completing this programme you will be able to:
•             Understand what a UPS does and the need for a UPS
•             Understand the components of a UPS
•             Understand operations of a UPS
•             Understand Battery Systems

•             Experience simulated tasks in training area

Course outline

•             UPS introduction
•             Understanding UPS
•             Operating and controlling UPS
•             Hands-on experience working on UPS
•             Communications with the UPS    
•             Protecting the user – safe use of UPS

•             As part of the course all learners will receive manual/notes for the course with valuable information on UPS and batteries.

Trainer's profile

Keith Stafford, Technical Manager in Hanley Energy Ltd has previously worked as UPS Field Service Engineer for 10 yrs. He has in-depth knowledge on the installation, commissioning and maintenance of various types of UPS and led projects across large scale commercial &industrial installations in various sectors from 10kVA to 4mVA” Keith is qualified Standards-Based Electrician & has successfully completed in-depth training on Schneider UPS. Keith is a subject matter expert in the field of UPS

Course duration

One day training - 7 hours

Assessment & certification

This course requires successful completion of assessment, upon conclusion of training a Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to Learners

Who should attend

To obtain the most benefit from the course, prospective learners should have a general knowledge of electrical/electronic theory. Knowledge of computer applications is desirable but not essential.