As a recognized leader in technical training, Exponential Power offers a range of battery maintenance and testing seminars in addition to customized training. Seminars can be held at one of our facilities or on-site to meet your training needs. Training is conducted by experts in Emergency Power Systems and Stationary Battery Technology. 

Seminar content is continually updated, ensuring attendees receive the very latest training available. Upon completion of our courses, continuing education credits can be awarded. Our courses are approved under the IEEE Credentialling Program for awarding IEEE issued PDH/CEU’s. PDH/CEU’s issued by IEEE are often accepted by state licensing agencies for evidence of continuing education. Common topics include Battery 101 and Maintenance and Testing. Our courses focus on applications, battery types, preventative maintenance, and more, helping you create a safer environment.

Standard Battery Seminar

  • Terminology
  • Introduction to Lithium-Ion
  • Basic NiCd Theory
  • Types of lead-acid Batteries
  • Charging
  • Battery Safety
  • Battery Sizing
  • Installation
  • Maintenance
  • Capacity Testing

Customized Training Can Include

  • UPS theory and operation
  • Battery installaion deisgn
  • Battery sizing
  • Charger Sizing
  • DC System deisgn
  • Hydrogen evolution calcuations

Meet Our Instructor – Mike O’Brien

Mike is an NFPA Certified Electrical Safety Compliance Professional, IEEE Senior Member, member of several IEEE Standards Working Groups and USAF veteran. He has over 45 years of experience in the electrical field. He is a former U.S. Air Force “Master Instructor” and has developed and conducted numerous courses and seminars on Uninterruptible Power Systems, DC Power Systems, and Stationary Battery Systems. Additionally, he has authored and presented numerous technical papers. He speaks at national industry events and conferences.

Mike has been with Exponential Power (formerly Nolan Power Group) since 1992 and has authored several technical papers, which he regularly presents at national industry events. He is a senior instructor at the Battery Academy and a voting member of the IEEE Standards Association.