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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Protective Relays for Technicians (TLC-6000), 2. Dielectric Proof Testing (FIC-0205) (Industrial Electronics and Controls)

Formerly 1. Introduction to Protective Relays I and II (TLC-1000 and TLC-1001); also FIC-2060 Introduction to Protective Relays for I and C Technicians (PG-124) and Formerly 2. Dielectric Proof Testing (PG-092)
Location: 
Power Generation Services Training Center, 910 East 134th St., Bronx, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993) and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.
Length: 

Course 1, Version 1, 2, 3, and 4: 40 hours (5 days). Course 2, Version 1: 32 hours (4 days). Course 2, Version 2: 24 hours (3 days).

Dates: 

Course 1, Version 1: June 1987 - September 1994. Course 1, Version 2: October 1994 - December 2000. Course 1, Version 3: January 2001 - November 2003. Course 1, Version 4: December 2003 - Present. Course 2, Version 1: June 1987 - November 2003. Course 2, Version 2:  December 2003 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1, 2, 3, and 4: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to explain the theory and function of protective devices in power plant operation; test electrical equipment using high potential DC instruments. 

Instruction: 

Course 1, Version 1: Major topics include: protective schemes; protective devices; zones of protection; overcurrent relays; undervoltage relays; voltage controlled overcurrent relays; directional overcurrent relays; percentage differential relays; instrument transformers; transducers; industry procedures. Course 1, Version 2: Topics include: safe work practices and procedures; introduction to system protection; zones of protection; types of faults and their causes; types of relays; instrument transformers; relay device numbers and symbols; relay drawings and nameplates; relay construction and operating principles; auxiliary and special purpose relays; relay trip circuitry; equipment misoperations and errors. Course 1, Version 3 and 4: Topics include: safe work practices and procedures; introduction to system protection; zones of protection; types of faults and their causes; types of relays; instrument transformers; relay device numbers and symbols; relay drawings and nameplates; relay construction and operating principles; relay trip circuitry. Course 2, Version 1 and 2: Topics include: electrics; insulation testing; dielectric proof testing; specification review; testing procedures and safety rules; work permits and test permits.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1, Version 1, 2, and 3 and Course 2, Version 1:  In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Industrial Electronics and Controls or in Power Technology (5/88) (5/93 revalidation) (5/96 revalidation) (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation). Course 1, Version 4 and Course 2, Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Industrial Electronics and Controls or in Power Technology (8/06 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation). NOTE: Course 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. NOTE: This course sequence overlaps with the previous sequence and the stand-alone course, Protective Relays for Technicians (TLC-6000) in a separate exhibit. Care should be taken to avoid awarding duplicate credit.

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