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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Transportation Learning Center | Evaluated Learning Experience

1. Introduction and Overview to Signaling Power Distribution (107)

2. Signal Power Distribution Inspection and Maintenance (207)
3. Signal Power Distribution Troubleshooting and Repair (307)

Transportation Learning Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, and approved locations.


Course 1, 2 and 3 (combined): 32.5 hours. 


Course 1, 2 and 3: April 2013 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1, 2 and 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify components for signaling power distribution and describe basic systems and principles of power distribution; evaluate types of backup power used in signal power distribution; explain power distribution schematics and power phases; and inspect, maintain and repair signaling power distribution equipment. 


Course 1, 2 and 3: Instruction is offered via classroom through use of study guides, required and supplemental readings, quizzes, lab, required interaction with instructor, and final exams. Topics include: signaling power distribution, backup power, and inspection, maintenance and repair of signal power distribution equipment. 

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1, 2 and 3: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Railroad Operations, Railroad Electronics, Railroad Engineering, Transportation Management, and Mechanical Systems (5/18). NOTE: Course 1, 2 and 3 must all be completed to receive credit.