Electrical Panel Design in EPLAN: The Essentials For Beginners

Learn the basics of EPLAN, the essential functions, and sections to be able to create decent circuit diagrams with PLCs, circuit breakers, contactors, electric motors, etc. 16 lessons in 2h 40m total course length.

Course Description

DISCLAIMER: Please note that this is not an official EPLAN course. For official training and certification as well as for the purchase of EPLAN software contact the manufacturer of the software.

If you’re into learning the basics of EPLAN, the essential functions, and sections to be able to create some decent circuit diagrams in EPLAN, then you’ve come to the right place.

It doesn’t matter whether you are a total beginner with EPLAN and electrical design or you are already an accomplished electrical designer and you just want to experience what does it mean to design in EPLAN, you will find this course an interesting starting point into EPLAN and into Electrical Design field.

If you are a company owner or a freelancer and want to see if EPLAN is worth investing your time and money to incorporate it into your design standards – this course will help you decide.

Course Summary

  1. Introduction to EPLAN Workspace
  2. Manage EPLAN Projects (copy, delete, rename, backup, restore etc.)
  3. Manage EPLAN pages (page types, number pages etc.)
  4. Understand EPLAN structures – with examples – very important
  5. Page / Window macro – why and how
  6. Main function – contactor example, check EPLAN project
  7. The Plotframe – manage, edit, adjust – basic steps
  8. How to – circuit diagrams in EPLAN – the proper way (PLC, circuit breaker, motor example)
  9. Rounding up the EPLAN Project – Reports (cables, terminals, parts) and Export
  10. Bundle connection points plus additional tips and tricks

Who Is This Course For

  • Everyone who want to learn basic steps in EPLAN
  • Freelancers, CEOs that might consider purchasing EPLAN (to see if it’s worth it)
  • Everyone considering working as an Electrical Designer
  • Factory Management (to consider introducing EPLAN into the engineering department)


  • EPLAN License (any version, including Eplan Education)


Please note that Ivan is not a certified trainer for EPLAN products nor EPLAN partner. Video courses by Ivan Vidovic presented on EEP Academy that are demonstrating how to work in the Eplan Electric P8 computer program are solely his work and are not endorsed nor approved nor certified by the manufacturer of the aforementioned computer program. EEP Academy does not sell EPLAN products nor is an official representative of EPLAN company or EPLAN products.

For the purchase of the aforementioned computer program and/or for official training on how to use this computer program and/or for official certification and/or for official support contact the owner/manufacturer of the aforementioned computer program which is: EPLAN Software & Service GmbH & Co. KG, An der alten Ziegelei 2, DE – 40789 Monheim am Rhein.

About Instructor

Ivan Vidovic

Ivan is a graduated electrical engineer with 10 years of professional experience in the electrical design of various industrial automation systems: automotive industry (Daimler, VW, etc.), and process industry (TEVA, Coca-Cola, Lactalis, etc.). Professional experience in Oil & Energy, Food & Beverages, dairy factories, chemical industry, Automotive (car body manufacturing - Karosserierohbau and industrial paint shops - Lackieranlagen). International working experience (Germany, Norway, Sweden, Russia, China). I have been working in EPLAN since 2010, since version 1.9. Eplan Electric P8 Advanced User Certificate.

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Course Includes

  • 6 Lessons
  • 15 Topics
  • Course Certificate
  • Lifetime Access