3-Day Training for Electrical Engineers New to IEC 61850
30 March-1 April 2021 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Welcome to Fundamentals of IEC 61850 2021

This training programme provides electrical engineering professionals who are new to IEC 61850 with a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the standard. Over 3 intensive and immersive training days you will understand the fundamentals of IEC 61850 including foundational data modelling concepts, the IEC 61850 engineering process and the latest methods for testing IEC 61850 systems.

Whether you’re new to substation engineering or have years of experience with the traditional approach, this programme will equip you with the crucial IEC 61850 skills and knowledge you need to prepare for the future of substation automation. The programme is comprised of 12 modules, each lasting 90 minutes and providing a combination of speaker-led presentations, group Q&A sessions and practical exercises.

Places are strictly limited to 50 participants to ensure an interactive learning experience for all attendees.



Programme Overview


3 intensive training days providing a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of IEC 61850 including:

Day One: Tuesday 30 March

Core Concepts

Overview of IEC 61850 and introduction to the core concepts, including the hierarchical data model, communication services and the range of applications possible.

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Day Two: Wednesday 31 March

Engineering and Configuration

Deep-dive into the IEC 61850 engineering process, learning how to use Substation Configuration Language and engineering tools for IEC 61850 specification, system design and IED configuration.

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Day Three: Thursday 1 April


Learn how to thoroughly test IEC 61850 systems, including functional and system testing as well as gaining an overview of cybersecurity considerations for IEC 61850 systems.

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Meet the Fundamentals of IEC 61850 Trainers

Ovidiu Serban

Ovidiu Serban

Senior Consultant in Intelligent Networks & CommunicationDNV GL
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