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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 RTU Training (FIC-0212)

Formerly Remote Terminal Unit Training

Version 1 and 2: 40 hours (1 week).

The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY; and other company locations in the New York Metropolitan area.
Version 1: May 1993 - April 2013.* Version 2: May 2013 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the theory of operation of the system unit; explain the function and theory of operation of individual circuit boards; and test and troubleshoot the entire system unit. Version 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the interface between the Master and Remote Stations and explain the logic functions performed by the Remote Thermal Unit; state and explain the three functions of supervisory equipment; state the methods in which information may be input into  Summary of Component Control Status (SOCCS); explain the functional interface between the Master Station and the Remote Terminal Unit; and state the points that are monitored and/or controlled by the Remote Terminal Units and define the concepts of telemetering.


Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: function and use of supervisory control equipment; supervisory control and data acquisition; telemetering; system configuration; remote terminal unit; protocols; common logic; indication interposer logic; counter and storage logic; logic control; A/D converter board; analog multiplexer; analog output board; modem interface; power supply; data transmission; communication line tests; and Halcyon Test set.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour in Analog and Digital Servicing and Troubleshooting (5/93 revalidation) (12/98 revalidation) (1/04 revalidation) (4/09 revalidation) (8/13 revalidation) (8/18 revalidation). *NOTE: From April 1988 to April 1993 this course was recommended for credit as part of a course grouping. Please refer to the course exhibit that begins with the title Advanced Electrical Print Reading and Trouble Shooting for I and C Technicians (PG-130) for earlier credit recommendations.