UPS Academy

Designed specifically for Graduate Engineers and Engineers who would like to refresh their knowledge of UPS, this FREE one-day training course will cover basic and some technical information related to specifying UPS systems for mission-critical applications. This course has also been approved by CIBSE for CPD and will count towards your CPD hours.

Course programme:


  • UPS Fundamentals: Internal Components
  • UPS Topology; Standalone vs Modular. Choosing redundant and parallel UPS systems.  Tier levels
  • Choosing redundant and parallel UPS systems.  Tier levels continued
  • Availability considerations; MTBF & MTTR


  • Neutral-Earth reference point for UPS systems. Electrical configuration of sites in “floating” conditions
  • Transformers and their use in circuits
  • Fault clearance in UPS circuits
  • The VRLA battery and sizing a battery system

I took away many best practices from the seminar which I will use in my current role when specifying UPS requirements.

Z Hussain
Network Rail

Overall, I found the seminar very informative. Good technical content, good overall session timings. Great presentation.

J Cunningham
Facilities Engineer, BioReliance
UPS LTD Training Academy

The seminar was engaging, with plenty of relevant technical information.

S Simpson
Junior Electrical Engineer, Rybka

Very useful seminar and very well presented.

S Whittard
Bristol University

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As UPS technology continues to develop to meet ever-changing requirements, the knowledge required to accurately specify a system increases accordingly.

Today, UPS systems and the infrastructure which support them is complex and requires a comprehensive level of understanding.  This event represents a fantastic opportunity to obtain a real insight of what’s involved when specifying the latest UPS technology, from one of the industry’s market leaders.

David Renton
Managing Director, Kohler Uninterruptible Power

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