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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

Low and High Voltage Testing (CSO-3010)

Formerly Low and High Voltage Testing (CS301-0)
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: 
32 hours (4 days); includes a minimum of 4 hours supervised laboratory experience.
Dates: 
November 1987 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and list the basic principles and operation of low and high voltage test equipment; list and describe the effects of non-ideal characteristics of dielectric materials used in installations; identify and describe the tests used to determine the physical location of feeder faults; describe the operation of low voltage tracing current tests; and describe the implementation of AC ammeter clear tests and high potential tests.

Instruction: 

Major topics include: insulation; testing of AC feeders; fault locating tests; phase identification tests; proof testing; test equipment and safety; visit to substation; and test procedures.

Credit recommendation: 

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

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