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2101 - Elements of System Protection
2102 - Types of Protective Relays
2103 - Monitoring System Conditions
2104 - Fault Characteristics
2105 - Generator Protection
2106 - Transformer Protection 
2107 - Bus Protection 
2108 - Motor Protection
2109 - Line Protection 
2110 - Pilot Protection      
2111 - Protection for System Stability
2112-Testing and Commissioning of 
       Protective Schemes
2114 - Fault Investigation and Analysis 
2115 - Introduction to Static Relaying 
2116 - Coordination of Protection Devices
2117 - Power Supply for Protection & Control Systems
2118 - Energy Centre Operations  
2119 - Telecommunications Protection I - HVSP Devices 
2120 - Telecommunications Protection II - Installation and Configuration
2121 - Supervisory Control System (SCADA) 
2122 - Inadvertent Trips - Cause and Prevention 
2123 - Fault Calculations and Relay Settings
2124 - Testing Techniques 
2125 - Programmable Logic Controllers 
7501 - Review of Fundamentals 
7502 - Power Transmission
7503 - System Voltage Control 
7504 - System Frequency and Tie-Line Control
7505 - Power Dispatching    
7506 - System Security 
7507 - Operating Under Abnormal Conditions
7508 - System Restoration 
7509 - Monitoring and Control Communications 
7510 - Transmission System Protection
7511 - The Effect of Deregulation on Operations  
7512 - Power Dispatch Under Deregulation 
7513 - Transmission Control 



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8001 - AC Voltage Generation
8002 - Power Factor 
8003 - Impedance and Voltage Drop
8004 - Three Phase Power Systems 
8005 - Distribution Networks System Layout 2   
8006 - Distribution Networks Overhead Lines
8007 - Underground Distribution Systems   
8008 - Substations  
8009 - Distributed Generation  
8010 - Substation Transformers      
8011 - Distribution Transformers    
8012 - Fault Interrupting Devices
8013 - Non Fault Interrupting Devices 
8014 - Voltage Control Devices 
8015 - Fundamentals of Protection  
8016 - Overcurrent Protection 
8017 - Distribution System Protection - Differential Protection
8018 - Coordination of protection Devices 1
8019 - Overvoltage Protection  
8020 - Communication Techniques   
8021 - SCADA Control      
8022 - Distribution Automation
8023 - Programmable Logic Controllers  
8024 - Personnel Safety     
8025 - Insulation Testing    
8026 - Rotating Equipment Maintenance    
8027 - Transformer Maintenance   
8028 - Switchgear Maintenance  
8029 - Line Maintenance    
8030 - Maintenance Management
8031 - Load Characteristics/ Customer Service  
8032 - Demand Management 
8033 - Metering 
8034 - Utility Rate Structure
8035 - The Effects of Deregulation and Competition    
8036 - Power Quality   
8037 - Function of the Operator  
8038 - Abnormal Operating Conditions  
8039 - Service Interruptions  



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COURSE TITLE  HOURS  COST 
7101: Electrical Fundamentals, Basic Electricity  2.0  
7102: Electrical Fundamentals, Properties of AC Circuits  2.0  
7103: Electrical Fundamentals, Power and Power Factor  2.0  
7104: Electrical Fundamentals, Three Phase Systems  2.0  

7514: Controlling to NERC Standards : Interconnection Operations  4.0  
7516: Controlling to NERC Standards – Generation Control and Performance  4.0  
7517 - Controlling to NERC Standards: Aspects of System Operations  4.0     
7518 - Controlling to NERC Standards: System Transactions & Coordination  4.0      





SAMPLE COURSES

2101 - Elements of System Protection  
The objective of this module is to overview the function of protection schemes, including general protection philosophy and its impact on the operation of the system. 
After study of this course and the associated workbook, the participant should be able to understand the following overall concepts and apply them to his day-to-day work activities. 

◦Why protection is necessary? 
◦The philosophy and objectives of protection. 
◦Zones of protection – local and backup. 
◦Causes and consequences of faults. 
◦Tolerable and intolerable fault conditions. 
◦Relay and circuit breaker combinations. 
◦Elementary tripping circuit. 
◦IEEE Standard device numbers. 
◦Control circuit schematics. 
◦Monitoring relay performance. 
◦Factors affecting relay application. 
◦The need for coordination. 

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2102 - Types of Protective Relays  
The objectives of this module are to demonstrate the operation of the most common types of protective relay. This in turn will prepare the participant for succeeding modules which deal with protective schemes often using a combination of these relays. 
After study of this module, the participants should be able to understand the following overall concepts and apply them to their day-to-day work activities. They will also be able to answer related test questions on these subjects: 

◦Components of the differential relay. 
◦Where differential protection is applied. 
◦The differential principle -bus protection. 
◦Transformer differential protection. 
◦Restraint and harmonic restraint. 
◦Components of the over current relay. 
◦Instantaneous over current protection. 
◦Time-over current protection. 
◦Adjustment of pick-up and time dial. 
◦Construction of directional relays. 
◦The need for directional elements. 
◦Operation of directional relays. 
◦The induction cylinder relay. 
◦Operation of distance relays -balanced beam and MHO type. 
◦Circle diagrams. 
◦Effect of load impedance. 
◦Three-zone elements; back-up protection. 

2103 - Monitoring System Conditions  
The objective of this course is to present concepts which are vital tools in the interpretation of system operating conditions. 
After study of this course and the associated workbook, the participant should be able to understand the following overall concepts and apply them to his day-to-day work activities. He will also be able to answer test questions on the following subjects: 

◦Function of current and voltage transformers 
◦Effect of burden and saturation 
◦CT performance ratings 
◦VT connections 
◦The coupling capacitor VT 
◦Polarity, polarity test 
◦Three phase circuit diagrams 
◦Directional sensing for ground faults 
◦Pharos diagrams, construction and interpretation 
◦Phase rotation -sequence 
◦Per unit calculations 
◦Base voltage and base MVA 
◦OHMIC impedance and per unit impedance 
◦MVA fault capacity 

2104 - Fault Characteristics  
The objective of this course is to discuss the characteristics of different types of faults, and their effects on the power system. Knowledge of this material is vital to understanding the protective schemes that are presented in future courses. After study of this course and the associated workbook, participants should be able to understand the following overall concepts and apply them to their day-to-day work activities. They will also be able to answer related test questions on these subjects: 

◦Effect of load impedance on current flow. · 
◦Effect of short circuit impedance on fault current. · 
◦Voltage drop through the system under fault conditions. · 
◦Impedance phase angle. · 
◦Safety grounding: the ground mat. · 
◦Neutral grounding: generator or transformer. · 
◦Delta system grounding transformer. · 
◦Aerial ground wires on transmission lines. · 
◦Limitation of ground fault current through impedance grounding. · 
◦Ungrounded systems – Hazards & ground fault detection. · 
◦Pharos diagrams for different types of faults. · 
◦Resonance. 
◦Ferroresonance.
◦Distortion of balanced conditions under the various types of faults. · 
◦Transposition of balanced conditions at generator to unbalanced conditions at the fault. · 
◦Production of positive, negative, and zero sequence components. · 
◦Effect of negative and zero sequence components. · 
◦Zero and negative sequence relays. · 
◦Rules for study of symmetrical components. 

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