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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

| 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, under former titles: 24 hours (3 days). Course 2, Version 1, under former titles: 16 hours (2 days). Course 2, Version 2 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 new title: January 2001 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1 and 2: Version 1 and Version 2 under new title: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:explain the theory and function of protective devices in power plant operation and perform basic relay, transducer, and transformer relay tests and calibrations.

Instruction: 

Course 1 and 2, Version 1 under former titles:  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, and equipment misoperations and errors. Course 1 and 2, Version 2 under new title: 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, and relay trip circuitry.

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) (8/06) (10/14 revalidation). NOTE: This course overlaps with the two previous course sequences, which also contain this course.  Care should be taken to avoid awarding duplicate credit.

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