Professional Certificate In Power Systems Design - PSD-040: Protection Systems for Electricity Supply

1 October 2024 - 31 December 2024
On-line Course

Please note the actual start date for early 2024 is yet to be determined, please register your interest below and we will be in touch when a date has been decided.

Professional Certificate In Power Systems Design (PSD) - PSD-010: Power System Components for Electricity Supply

The Professional Certificate in Power Systems Design (PSD) has been designed to cover the key physical assets in the power supply industry.  The Protection Systems for Electricity Supply course forms part of the PSD.

About the Professional Certificate in PSD Structure

While the eight courses can be undertaken individually (with students receiving a Completion Certificate at the end of each course), to be eligible for the Professional Certificate you will need to complete:

  • PSD-010 Power System Components (prerequisite)
  • Any one of:
    • PSD-020, PSD-030, PSD-040, PSD-050; and
  • PSD-080 Power System Optimisation.

Note that PSD-060 and PSD-070 are designed for specific parts of the distribution supply chain (high voltage installations and low voltage reticulation) and are optional only.

Learn more about the PSD Certificate and course here.

What you will learn in PSD-040

At the successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

PSD-040: Protection Systems for Electricity Supply - Describe the purpose and objectives of protection systems, evaluate a range of protection devices, and design a protection scheme to meet a given set of safety and performance requirements.


To register, follow the link at the bottom of this page. If you have any trouble registering, or any questions, please contact us on 04 4738600 or email to

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