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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

Basic Electric for Substations (CSG-1012)

80 hours (2 weeks).
The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY; and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.
January 2008 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain basic principles of electricity; perform basic electrical circuit calculations for series, parallel and series-parallel DC circuits; perform power calculations; perform basic calculations of capacitive and inductive reactance; perform impedance calculations; perform transformer turns-ratio calculations; and correctly perform peak, peak-to-peak and rms conversion calculations.


Major topics include: basic electricity; power sources; circuits and switches; measurements; Ohms Law; power; parallel and series-parallel circuits; magnetism and electromagnetism; applications of electromagnetism; alternating current; sine wave characteristics; inductance and transformers; capacitance and time constants; reactance; and RLC circuits.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Electric Circuits and Electromechanical Technology (10/08) (4/09 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation).