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Attend One of Our Upcoming Training Classes

The Solidstate Controls client services department leads various technical training classes and seminars throughout the year at our Houston, Texas training facility. Attendees will learn about either Digital Process Power (DPP) or Ferroresonant (Ferro) industrial Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) systems and battery systems. They will have the opportunity to see how they work, receive troubleshooting techniques and tips and learn about routine maintenance and monitoring. For more information, view our 2023 Training Brochure here

UPS Training
Gain a better understanding of how industrial UPS systems work and how to maintain them. Our training classes include:
  • UPS Basics
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Detailed Principles of Operations
  • Failed Component Identification
  • Tips and Techniques for Troubleshooting
  • Practical Hands-on-Labs
Stationary Battery Training
Our battery lab provides practical hands-on training. In these training sessions, our staff will cover a wide array of topics. They will include, but are not limited to:
  • Battery Basics
  • Troubleshooting Tips and Techniques
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Battery Maintenance
Who Should Attend Our Training Courses?
Plant personnel responsible for maintaining the systems will benefit with an increased knowledge of the system. Instructors will demonstrate troubleshooting techniques to make quick, accurate, and effective repairs. Preventive maintenance techniques will be demonstrated to allow the equipment to operate at maximum reliability levels.

With a thorough knowledge of the systems, supervisors will be better able to schedule routine maintenance and determine manpower requirements.

Plant engineers will be able to make educated decisions when specifying and installing new equipment.

Operators will gain confidence in operating the equipment and be able to make sound decisions when presented with alarm conditions.

Who Presents the Information?
Our instructors are senior level support engineers and consultants that will provide information taken from years of field experience. Participants will solve problems based on the instructors’ personal case studies. Demonstrations and workshops will use scaled-down systems as part of the presentations. Proper use of test equipment will be demonstrated to aid in troubleshooting.

*NEW* Register and Purchase Training Through Ecommerce

We've introduced a new way to purchase training through our online ecommerce store. Click here to visit our store. If you're a first time user, you will need to register for an account to view the products, pricing and complete your transaction. Once you've added the training class or classes you'd like to purchase to your cart, you can check out using Visa, Mastercard or a PO. If you select PO, a member of our training team will reach out directly to you to collect the PO. You will receive a confirmation email once your purchase is complete and a member of our training team will follow up with any additional information you may need before your class. 

To find out more about pricing, availability and additional training opportunities worldwide, please refer to our Training Catalog or contact us at 1-614-846-7500 or at 1-800-635-7300.

2023 Dates

 Refresher  Standard
 *SOLD OUT* Mar 13 - 16   Digital Process Power UPS & Stationary Battery   $2,675


 Apr 17 - 20  Ferroresonant UPS & Stationary Battery
 May 15 - 18  Digital Process Power UPS & Stationary Battery
 Aug 7 - 10   Ferroresonant UPS & Stationary Battery
 Aug 14 - 17  Digital Process Power UPS & Stationary Battery
 Sep 18 - 21  Digital Process Power UPS & Stationary Battery
 Oct 16 - 19  Ferroresonant UPS & Stationary Battery
 Nov 13 - 16  Digital Process Power UPS & Stationary Battery
 Dec 4 - 7 Nuclear Safety Related Inverters with BCT 2000 Battery Load Testing
*Fees include registration, course materials, continental breakfast, lunch, individual consulting time with the instructor and 2.4 Continuing Education Units upon completion. Travel and living expenses are not covered for the attendees.

Training Facility with Area Hotel Information:
Houston, TX
4100 Greenbriar Dr.
Suite 115
Stafford, TX 77477

Hotel & Directions

Please click here to complete your training class purchase through our ecommerce store. When making your selection, please make sure you are in the correct product based on whether you have a Digital Process Power (DPP) UPS or Ferroresonant (Ferro) UPS. Please complete the product selection fields that include your name, email (please fill out for each attendee if purchasing more than one), the date selection and the serial number of your units. We ask for the serial numbers of your assets, so we can ensure you attend the proper course and we can utilize drawings of your systems in the classroom discussions.

Course Descriptions and Additional Information:



   Day          Material Covered
  • Introduction and Battery Basics, Terminology
  • Stationary Battery Safety
  • Stationary Battery Installation
  • Battery Maintenance
  • Battery Maintenance - Measurements
  • Battery Maintenance Corrective Actions
  • Battery Maintenance - Discharge Testing Overview


Day       Material Covered
  • Introduction and Component Basics
  • System Inspection, Operating Procedures
  • Battery Charger Operation and Maintenance
  • Inverter/Static Switch Operation and Maintenance 
  • "Hands-On" Inverter Operation and Maintenance
  • Review / Q&A

Dress Attire: We strive to recreate plant conditions through lab exercises. Due to safety concerns, we require shirts with sleeves, long pants and sturdy closed-toe shoes. We will provide fire-retardant lab coats to all attendees, as well as standard safety glasses to those that do not provide their own.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Due to the preparatory nature of our courses and how they are catered specifically towards your equipment, AMETEK Solidstate Controls reserves the right to charge a fee of 50% of the course for cancellations within 14 days of the scheduled seminar. However, future enrollment may be reduced by this cost. Please contact us for details.