Basic School - San Diego, CA

Start: Monday, October 9, 2023

End: Thursday, October 12, 2023

Category: School

Click here to register for the Basic School. Please note that we have switched database programs so you will notice a change in the registration site. Continue to use your same email address and password to login. 

*If you are a member but are only seeing non-member options, it means that either your email address is not registered under the company's membership OR that your company's dues are not current.  Please contact Nathan Harris for assistance.


  • Introduction to On-Site Power Systems
  • Introduction to Transfer Switches
  • Basic Electricity
  • Load Bank Fundamentals
  • Prime Movers
  • Generator Set Instrumentation
  • Introduction to Generators/Alternators
  • Codes and Standards
  • Starting Systems
  • Generator Set Systems: Putting the Pieces Together
  • Introduction to Automatic Voltage Regulators
  • Understanding Bid and Specification Documents
  • Introduction to Governors/Speed & Load Controls

Read the full description of each of the above modules here.

HOTEL - School Venue
Embassy Suites San Diego Bay Downtown
601 Pacific Hwy
San Diego, CA 92101

Hotel Description: 
Enjoy views of the bay and San Diego skyline from our hotel, less than a mile from San Diego Convention Center, Petco Park, and the USS Midway Museum. The Gaslamp Quarter is a 15-minute walk away. We have an indoor pool, and we offer Stretch U in the fitness center. Wake up to free made-to-order breakfast.

Room Rate:
$209 per/night (plus taxes)
Rate includes Wifi in room, access to fitness center and complimentary local calls.

Reservation Method:
Click here to book your room online or call 1-800-EMBASSY and mention EGSA.

Cancellation Policy:
All cancellations must be made in writing. Full refunds will be granted until Monday, September 25, 2023 minus $125 admin fee. No refunds will be granted after September 25, 2023. All refunds will be issued after the Event. Confirmed attendees who do not attend the School will not be issued refunds or credit towards future EGSA Events.

To see the daily schedule or for more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
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