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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

Investigative Techniques I (CSG-1060)

Formerly Investigative Techniques I (CS106-0)
Version 1: 64 hours (2 weeks); includes 32 hours of supervised laboratory experience and field trips. Version 2: 72 hours (2 weeks); includes 32 hours of supervised laboratory experience and field trips.
Hellgate Training Center, 910 East 134th Street, Bronx, NY (through December 1992); The Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City, NY (beginning January 1993).
Version 1: December 1990 - November 2003. Version 2: December 2003 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to use drawings and electrical test equipment to locate and diagnose control problems in an electrical power distribution system substation.


Version 1 and 2: Lecture/demonstrations and associated laboratory exercises cover the following topics: basic control circuit schematics, substation drawings and manuals; electrical maintenance safety procedures; circuit breaker and disconnect switch control circuits; using electrical test equipment and schematics for troubleshooting; air and gas compressor control circuits; tap changer troubleshooting; alarm and fire protection systems; operation and troubleshooting of station DC systems and AC light and power systems.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 and 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Electrical Power Technology or Industrial Technology (4/91) (5/96 revalidation) (8/01 revalidation) (8/06 revalidation) (10/14 revalidation) (9/19 revalidation).