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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

Intermediate Power Plant (FOP-0204)

Formerly Intermediate Power Plant Operator (PS-002 or PG-002)
Location: 
Power Generation Services Training Center, 506 East 75th St., New York, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993); and other company locations.
Length: 

Version 4: 200 hours (5 weeks). Version 5: 160 hours (4 weeks).

Dates: 

Version 4: October 1992 - January 1997.* Version 5: February 1997 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 4 and 5: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to explain the primary principles of power plant design and describe the methods and techniques of power plant operation.

Instruction: 

Version 4 and 5: Major topics include: review of power plant basics; boiler operations; turbine operations; generator operations; gas turbines and diesels; electrical systems and equipment; instrumentation and controls; auxiliary systems; condensate and feedwater systems; fuels and combustion; water treatment; operating orders and work permits; heat rate; and safety.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 4: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Marine/Mechanical Engineering Technology OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Marine/Mechanical Engineering Technology (9/77) (5/87 revalidation) (10/92 revalidation) (10/97 revalidation). Version 5: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Marine/Mechanical Engineering Technology (8/02 revalidation) (9/07 revalidation) (3/16 revalidation). *NOTE: Earlier versions of this course, dating from January 1970 to September 1992, have been recommended for credit. Please consult the 1992 edition for further information.

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