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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

1. Protective Relays for Technicians (TLC-6000) 2. Dielectric Proof Testing (IMT-0001) (Industrial Electronics and Controls)

Formerly 1. Introduction to Protective Relays I and II (TLC-1000 and TLC-1001) and Formerly 2. Dielectric Proof Testing (IMT-0001)

Course 1: 40 hours (5 days). Course 2, Version 1: 16 hours (2 days). Course 2, Version 2: 24 hours (3 days).

Power Generation Services Training Center, 910 East 134th St., Bronx, NY (through December 1992);

Course 1: March 2001 - Present. Course 2, Version 1: March 2001 - November 2003. Course 2, Version 2: December 2003 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 1 and Course 2: Version 1 or 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the theory and function of protective devices in power plant operation and test electrical equipment using high potential DC instruments.


Course 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; and relay trip circuitry. Course 2, Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: dielectrics; insulation testing; dielectric proof testing; specification review; testing procedures and safety rules; work permits and test permits.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1 and Course 2, Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Industrial Electronics and Controls or Power Technology (8/01) (8/06 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation). NOTE: Course 1 and 2 must both be completed to receive credit. NOTE: This course sequence overlaps with the next sequence and the stand-alone course, Protective Relays for Technicians (TLC-6000). Care should be taken to avoid awarding duplicate credit.