Certification Courses

Several courses from SDMyers include Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Professional Development Hours (PDHs), with the CEUs accredited through Kent State University. These courses also count toward Continuing Technical Development (CTD) credit through the International Electrical Testing Association (NETA). Build upon your current knowledge, develop expertise in the highly specialized field of transformer maintenance, create opportunities for advancement in your company, and excel in your professional maintenance career. Please see the descriptions of each course for more information.

 Courses


Advanced Transformer Maintenance & Planning

After a brief review, this course builds on the foundational concepts taught in the Transformer Management Essentials Applied Maintenance (and Transformer Management Essentials Course). Students will dive deeper into the concepts of reactive, predictive, and preventative maintenance of transformers and be able to develop a cost-effective testing and maintenance plan to prolong the reliable life of their transformers.

Transformer Lifecycle Management

This course provides the knowledge to successfully plan and manage in the lifecycle of the transformer:  from specification and purchasing; to transportation, assembly and start-up; to field and shop repair options, including end-of-life options; to overall risk and asset management. 

Transformer Management Essentials Applied Maintenance

This course provides a foundational understanding of the internal and external elements of the transformer, the essentials of transformer operation and maintenance implementation and related industry standards.  It covers the chemical, mechanical and electrical components of the transformer, the purpose and operating characteristics of these components, the significant requirements and methods for maintenance, and the major testing involved in maintenance. 

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