Online Course

Critical Facilities: Powering


The Critical Facilities powering course explores commercial power and how a UPS is needed for the longevity of your electronics. In the powering module you will learn the calculations needed to measure how much energy the electronics use. Backup systems for the commercial power are important for critical facilities as well. Keeping the facility safe from power surges by proper bonding and grounding procedures are discussed in the powering course. The powering course also details the importance of maintenance and safety around powering inside the critical facility.

Included in the Course

  • Engaging and Interactive LightningMod™ to prepare learner for training 
  • In-depth interactive eBook modules 
  • Course final exam 
  • Fun VirtuGame® to improve absorption and retention of competencies 

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

  • Completion of Final exam with a passing grade of 70% 
  • Completion of SCTE course feedback form 

Subject Areas

  • Commercial power 
  • Facilities powering 
  • Generator systems 
  • Facility power requirements 
  • Facility grounding measures 
  • Electrical system maintenance and safety 

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals that will be auditing or working in the critical facility such as headend and hub sites or personal that manage critical facilities.

Recommended Prerequisites

SCTE Broadband TelecomCenter Specialist

Upon Successful Completion

  • SCTE Course Completion Certificate
  • 1 recertification unit (RU) toward SCTE certification renewal