EasyPower Essentials 1: Hands-on Course

Learn EasyPower at Your Convenience

Learn how to use EasyPower, in your own time. The course is based on the regional training seminars we conduct around the US and Canada and is designed to be a “hands-on” learning experience with the EasyPower® software analysis program. It provides you with the necessary tools for immediate benefits for your own power system analysis and designs.

This class covers the following:

  • Creating one-lines in EasyPower
  • Most commonly used circuit elements
  • Switchgear and subsystems
  • Short circuit analysis
  • Equipment duty
  • The EasyPower device library
  • SmartDesign
  • Power flow analysis
  • Drawings and named views
  • Scenario Manager
  • Database Report and Database Browser
  • Options and equipment defaults
  • MCC and panel schedules
  • Customizing one-line text
  • Custom symbol basics
  • Media Gallery

You have up to 45 days after your enrollment to complete the course.

This course is eligible for 0.5 CEU credits.

Note: If you are purchasing the course for someone else to use, please sign up with their name and contact information so that they receive the appropriate communications about their enrollment and receive CEU certifications in their name.

You can use your own version of EasyPower if it is a recent release, or you can request a limited-use trial copy from training@easypower.com. The trial version includes all of the modules you need to successfully complete the course.

Be sure to see our FAQ page for more information.

Course Curriculum

IEEE Continuing Education Course Evaluation

What's included?

27 Videos
28 Quizzes
4 Texts
3 PDFs

What others have been saying about this course:


Quick review

The seminar was well organized and very helpful. The material was carefully chosen and very well presented. I feel it was truly instructive on what the program offers and how it is structured. I really enjoyed it. Thank you very much.

Roman Vadina

Very nice

Pity, no Co-ordination Focus part. [EasyPower Response: We have now have a course on Protective Device Coordination available!]

Bill Ray

First Look

Wished I had known it had expiration date. Good information with examples. [EasyPower Response: We have made changes to the site to make the expiration more obvious. Thank you for that valuable feedback!]

Eddy Suriel

Better than expected!!

Lots of useful information, tips and videos!!. This format is very convenient. Really recommended for people new to Easy Power.

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Stephen Driggars and David P. Castor, PE
Stephen Driggars and David P. Castor, PE
Principal Technical Writer and Senior Electrical Engineer

About the instructors

This course was created by Stephen Driggars, Principal Technical Writer for EasyPower, LLC. The course is based on the regional training classes performed by David P. Castor, PE and Senior Electrical Engineer for EasyPower, LLC.

Stephen has over 30 years of experience including training, technical writing, computer installation, business consultation, and customer service.

David has a broad range of experience in the design and analysis of electrical power systems and power generation. Prior to the formation of CVO Electrical Systems in June 2005, he served as the Director of Engineering Services for ESA, Inc., (now EasyPower LLC), from May 1998 through June 2005 and also served as manager of their Corvallis, OR office. He also has experience in the design of instrumentation and control systems. He has led large, multi-discipline teams in design activities on a wide variety of projects.

David has conducted numerous training sessions for EasyPower customers and clients, including recent sessions on conducting arc-flash hazard analysis in accordance with IEEE 1584 and NFPA 70E requirements.

He received his MS and BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri.