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S&C Education Events

S&C is committed to the continued education of our customers, industry professionals, students, and the community. We provide a wide range of informative offerings through S&C’s Education Events.

Whether you are engaged in an S&C course, attending one of our expert’s presentations at an industry event, or taking a tour of S&C’s headquarters, the experience and value you gain will be directly applicable to your day-to-day activities. Most of S&C’s Education Events courses offer Continued Education Units (CEUs) or Professional Development Hours (PDHs).



Please download and review our course offerings for the year. All courses can be customized for presentation at your facility. Feel free to contact us for more details on any of S&C’s Education Events.

Circuit-Switcher Workshop

S&C’s two-day Circuit-Switcher Workshop provides attendees with valuable, in-depth information and unique hands-on experience in the installation, operation, adjustment, and maintenance of the following S&C Circuit-Switchers:

The workshop’s primary emphasis is on Circuit-Switchers rated 34.5 kV through 230 kV. Attendees wishing to learn more about Circuit-Switcher models rated at 345 kV or 500 kV should contact S&C to make arrangements for individual discussion of these devices after the regular workshop program. The focus of this workshop is on installation, operation, and maintenance procedures; individuals interested in detailed training on the application of Circuit-Switchers should contact S&C to discuss training programs.


Who Should Attend

Over the past fifteen years, more than 2,000 people have benefited from participation in this workshop, including individuals involved in substation construction, operation, maintenance, and engineering.



Instructors for this workshop are S&C Field Service Technologists and supervisors who regularly check out and/or supervise service of Circuit-Switchers at customer locations.


Workshop Schedule

  • Day One — 8:00AM to 4:30PM
  • Day Two — 8:00AM to 2:30PM

Attendees will receive an email about a week before the start of workshop that will provide more details on the course. Included in this session are detailed discussions of operator control schemes, and a review of current field-advisory programs. A tour of S&C’s manufacturing facilities – the John R. Conrad Industrial Complex – is also included, with special attention given to the Circuit-Switcher final assembly area.


Seminar and workshops

S&C’s experts participate in industry events around the world, to share our experience and knowledge on important topics affecting the power industry.
Click here for a schedule
of upcoming industry events at which our experts will be speaking, and the topics.



Tour S&C

S&C’s worldwide headquarters for operations and manufacturing, at the John R. Conrad Industrial Complex in Chicago, Illinois, occupies 46 acres. The facilities include 20 buildings with 1,125,000 sq. ft. of capacity under roof.

S&C is the largest manufacturer in the city and employs over 2,000 professionals. They bring the skills and expertise that have made S&C a success for 100 years.

We encourage you to see what we do. Take a tour of S&C’s facilities. Tours can be customized to meet your needs and include our new 43,000-sq. ft. Advanced Technology Center, product demonstration areas, manufacturing operations, and other portions of the John R. Conrad Industrial Complex.

A tour of S&C will be a memorable experience. For information on arranging one, please contact us.