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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

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

High Voltage Circuit Breakers - OPERS (CSO-3020)

Formerly High Voltage Circuit Breakers CSO-3020); also (CS302-0)
Location: 
Hellgate Training Center, 910 East 134th Street, Bronx, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993).
Length: 
Version 1: 56 hours (2 weeks); includes 14 hours of field exercises. Version 2: 64 hours (2 weeks); includes 32 hours of field exercises. Version 3: 40 hours (1 week); includes 20 hours of field exercises.
Dates: 
Version 1: January 1988 - March 1992. Version 2: April 1992 - April 1999. Version 3: May 1999 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1, 2, and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify circuit breakers utilized on electrical transmission systems; identify and examine the characteristics and capabilities of control circuitry, and opening and closing methods; test dielectric; and inspect and troubleshoot circuit breaker systems.

Instruction: 

Version 1, 2, and 3: Major topics include: circuit breaker overview; air systems; gas systems; hydraulic systems; closing circuits; opening circuits; alarm circuits; air circuit breakers; gas circuit breakers; oil circuit breakers; circuit breaker inspection; circuit switchers; high speed ground switches; circuit breaker troubles; and field exercises.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Electrical Power Technology or Industrial Technology (4/91) (5/96 revalidation). Version 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Electrical Power Technology or Industrial Technology (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation) (3/16 revalidation).

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