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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

Protective Relays for Technicians (TLC-6000)

Formerly 1. Introduction to Protective Relays I (TLC-1000) and 2. Introduction to Protective Relays II (TLC-1001)
Location: 

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 and 2 under former titles: 24 hours (3 days). Course 2: 16 hours (2 days). Version 3 under new title: 40 hours (5 days).

Dates: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1 under former titles: October 1994 - December 2000. Course 1 and 2, Version 2 under former titles: January 2001 - July 2006. Version 3: August 2006 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1, 2, and 3 under new title: Upon sucessful completion of the course, students will be able to explain the theory and function of protective devices in power plant operation.

Instruction: 

Course 1 and 2 under former titles, Version 1:   Major 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 and 2 , under former titles: Version 2: Major 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. Version 3 under new title: 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.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Industrial Electronics (5/96) (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation). NOTE: This course overlaps with the two other course sequences, which also contain this course. Care should be taken to avoid awarding duplicate credit.

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