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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)

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

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

Course 1, 2 and 3: April 2013 - May 2023. 

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.