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Distributor Training, Product Training & Webinars


Hubbell University Courses

Hubbell Utility Solutions' live and on-demand, free webinars feature a wide range of solutions specifically designed for distributors and electric utility personnel. Featured topics include: bypass switching, wildlife mitigation, new automation products and much more!

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Hubbell Fire Protection Disconnector Arrester Training

On-Demand Product Training Series

Learn to solve proper product selection, specification, and installation requirements critical to building, maintaining, and modernizing the grid through our new on-demand product training series. Led by HUS product experts, each series consists of several courses covering a specific product category and Hubbell’s unique line of product offering.

Register for each series now:

Arresters Product Training Series

Cable Accessories Product Training Series

Insulators Product Training Series

Wildlife Mitigation Product Training Series

 


Distributor Training Courses

Due to growing concerns around COVID-19, and an overall wish to preserve the health and safety of our employees and customers; the Hubbell Power Systems in person trainings, DT101, DT151 and Foundation Seminar, have been postponed. The rescheduled dates are TBD 2021. Once we are better able to gauge the current situation, we will look to reschedule the events.

Held at HPS facilities, participating distributors receive product training, meet staff, and/or tour where products are designed, tested, manufactured, and shipped.

Due to limited seating, please do not make travel arrangements until notified by Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. (HPS) that you have been accepted to attend. Registration closes when the class is full.

Additional questions about training or special requests should be sent to: Chad Bateman


DT101 - "Hands-On" Distributor Training

This course is designed for distributors who may be new to the electric utility industry or new to Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) products and services. The typical role will be inside sales, but newer outside sales can gain knowledge as well. The session will include broad understanding of the electric grid, where Hubbell participates in the grid, basic understanding of the HUS products from key personnel to assist with each product grouping.

The course will be in a classroom setting and will include interactive learning, products on display and an opportunity to get "hands-on" training in a simulated setup of the electric grid. Facility tours will be held where closed toed shoes will be required.

Depending on the time of year and location, you may experience sunshine, misting rain, light snow, blowing winds, or hot and humid conditions. Safety is a priority at Hubbell. At our discretion, we will require the use of hard hats, safety glasses, and other safety products as deemed prudent.

Length of Course:
Three full days (not including travel time)

Fee:
$750 per person - 20 seats maximum

Upcoming Dates / Locations:
Leeds, AL: May 19-21, 2020: Postponed
Centralia, MO: July 14-16, 2020: Postponed
Aiken, SC: October 27-29, 2020

Inquire via Email for more information.


DT151 - Communications Distributor Training

This course is designed for distributors who have some experience in the OSP communications infrastructure business. In-depth product presentations in the classroom will be augmented with a factory tour of our Leeds, Alabama manufacturing facility. Weather permitting, we will also use an outdoor "Hands-On" products demonstration area, simulating various overhead and underground communications lines. Depending on the time of year and location, you may experience sunshine, misting rain, light snow, blowing winds, or hot and humid conditions. Safety is a priority with HPS. At the discretion of HPS, we will require the use of safety glasses and other safety products as deemed prudent, which will be provided. Closed toed shoes are required during the factory tour and visits to the demonstration area.

Products covered include underground enclosures, pole line hardware, slack storage systems, ADSS hardware, anchors, and bonding and grounding. Participants will gain an understanding of applications, product selection, and installation for select products.

Length of Course:
One and a half days (not including travel time)

Location(s):
Leeds, Alabama

Fee:
$400 per person - seating is limited

Upcoming Dates & Locations:
April 29-30, 2020: Postponed

Inquire via Email for more information.


DT201 - In-Depth Utility Distributor Training

This course is designed for distributors who are experienced to the electric utility industry. The typical role will be outside sales but experienced inside sales can also benefit from this training. The session will include more in depth understanding of the HUS products from key personal to assist with each product grouping. This course will be more technical and will be more presentation and discussion than DT 101.

The course will be in classroom setting and will include interactive learning, products on display and an opportunity to get some "hands-on" training in simulated setup of electric grid. Factory tours will be held where closed toed shoes will be required.

Depending on the time of year and location, you may experience sunshine, misting rain, light snow, blowing winds, or hot and humid conditions. Safety is a priority at Hubbell. At our discretion, we will require the use of hard hats, safety glasses, and other safety products as deemed prudent.

Length of Course:
Three days (not including travel time)

Fee:
$750 per person - seating is limited

Upcoming Dates & Locations:
TBD

Inquire via Email for more information.


Product Training Courses

The knowledge and techniques developed in these informative in-person seminars provide a basic understanding about the design, installation and specification of various HPS products.

CHANCE® Hot Line Tools Training

Lineman Safety is Our Priority

  • 80+ years providing live line training at customer sites around the world
  • Course customized to your specific needs
  • Proper care, maintenance and testing of CHANCE Lineman Grade Tools
  • Safe Work Practices and Work Methods including compliance with local and federal regulations
  • Complete actual maintenance activities during training
  • CHANCE® Demonstrators/Trainers are journeyman linemen averaging more than 30 years of live line experience

Benefits of Live Line Maintenance

  • Minimize power outages to your customers
  • Avoid loss of revenue from turning the power off

Date(s):
Per Mutual Agreement

Location(s):
Customer's Site

Upcoming Date(s) / Location(s):
Request information

Resource(s):
Hot Line Tools Training Brochure


USCO® Switch Installation and Adjustment Training

USCO now offers a unique and challenging switch installation training program tailored specifically for utility contractors and field service crews. This 2-day training is held either at the USCO factory or at the customer's location. The training is conducted in the classroom as well as in the field where participants will gain valuable hands-on experience in USCO switch installations. The program covers everything from basic switch construction to troubleshooting switch control mechanisms.

Length of Course:
Two days (not including travel time)

Location(s):
Leeds, Alabama
Customer's Site

Fee:
$450 per person - seating is limited

Upcoming Date(s) / Location(s):
To Be Announced - Inquire via Email

Resource(s)::
USCO Switch Installation and Adjustment Training Brochure


ARR201 - Surge Arrester Seminar

Learn how to specify Surge Arresters to effectively protect Distribution, Substation and Transmission Systems. This course will cover application theory and the historical development of overvoltage protection for utility systems. Discussion will also include engineering design considerations and application issues such as insulation coordination. A factory tour of Surge Arresters in production will also be included.

Who should attend:
This Seminar is intended for Distribution, Substation or Transmission Standard Engineers, Operations Personnel, Substation Packagers and Consulting Engineers.

Length of Course:
Two days (not including travel time)

Location(s):
Aiken, South Carolina

Fee:
$350 per person - seating is limited

Upcoming Date(s) / Location(s):
June 24 - 25, 2020: Postponed

2020 Ohio Brass Surge Arresters Training Brochure
Ohio Brass Surge Arresters Guidelines
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Transmission and Substation Foundation Design Seminar

Because of their many advantages, helical pile usage continues to grow in the construction of power and communication structures. This informative series consists of six classes on Transmission & Substation Foundation Design using helical piles.

Who should attend: These classes are intended for individuals in the business of designing and specifying transmission and substation projects.

Length of Course:
Six one hour online sessions

Location(s):
Online

Fee:
There is no charge for the class.

Schedule:
Introduction to Chance Helical Anchors and Piles: September 14, 2021 2PM EDT
What, When, Where, Why, How: September 15, 2021 2PM EDT
Design Methods I: September 16, 2021 2PM EDT
Design Methods II: September 21, 2021 2PM EDT
Design Examples: September 22, 2021 2PM EDT
Helical Anchors and Piles Case Histories: September 23, 2021 2PM EDT

For more information, please contact the seminar host Chad Bateman.

Register now for the Fall 2021 Foundation Seminar