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Online SchoolRoom/360training offers over 300 NERC approved continuing education hours (CEH) that will assist your organization and personnel with the necessary knowledge to ensure emergency preparedness levels remain high. Included in the 300 CEH hours we offer over 34 hours in NERC Standards training.

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Sample Course Descriptions

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 tape 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

2106 - Transformer Protection
The objective of this videotape is to review the types of faults that can occur in transformers and to present the different protection schemes that are installed on large and small transformers.
After study of this tape 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.

• Transformer features
• Types of faults
• Overcurrent protection
• Backup coordination
• Primary fuses
• Differential protection
• In-rush current: harmonic filter
• Phasing of differential CTs
• Selecting CT taps
• Calculation of mismatch
• Differential protection for multi-winding transformers
• Connection of multiple restraint coils
• Limitations due to parallel CTs
• Single-phase transformer CT connections
• Ground (zero-sequence) protection
• Directional ground protection
• Remote transfer tripping
• Thermal relays
• Gas pressure relays
• Transformer overall protection schemes
• Protection of transformers in parallel
• Reactor protection
• Shunt capacitor protection

2118 - Energy Centre Operations  
The objective of this module is to review, for the benefit of relay personnel, the responsibilities of the power system operators and the activities that take place in the energy control center. The operation of protection schemes is of vital importance to the correct functioning of the power system. Complete cooperation between power system operators and relay personnel is essential, and communication must be maintained in both directions.
After study of this tape 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:

• The overall objectives of the power system operator
• Clearance procedures, i.e. isolation of equipment
• Frequency control: economic load dispatch
• Daily load forecast
• Daily generation schedule, including spinning reserve
• System overload, falling frequency, load shedding
• Inter-ties to neighbouring utilities, power interchange
• Generation unit characteristics, i.e. type of prime mover
• Incremental cost of generation
• Rate of start-up and load change availability
• Frequency control by AGC (automatic generation control)
• Turbine governor droop characteristic
• Generator load angle
• Control of excitation, reactive power
• Transmission line impedance characteristics
• Effect of conductor resistance, i.e. heating
• Shunt capacitance, charging current, Ferranti effect
• Special switching procedure on long lines
• Inductive voltage drop along transmission lines
• Shunt capacitors and shunt reactors
• Power angle across transmission lines
• Effect of transmission line voltage on power transfer
• Power transfer distribution through a complex network
• Power angle limit for stability
• System operator actions to improve system stability
• Effect of equipment outages on system operation
• Planned outages, system operation precautions
• Forced outages; states of "alert" and "emergency"
• System separation, i.e. islanding
• Energy center communications
• Energy center information presentation

1101 - Grid Dynamics - Control Performance Compliance
1101 System Control and Performance Requirements
This training module offers hands-on insight into the critical tasks of controlling, monitoring, and measuring system control performance.
Control Performance Standards
Review of NERC Regions
Electricity System Control Review
Review of Dynamic Scheduling
WECC Inadvertent term
Electric System Control
Basic System Control
NERC Standards
CPS-CDS Control Highlights
CPS Review

7514 - Controlling to NERC Standards: Interconnection Operations 
The objective of “System Control” is to bring about an orderly flow of power from the generating source to the load (power consumer) while maintaining the utmost level of safety, reliability and stability throughout the system.
This course discusses the requirements and procedures of “System Control” and the relationships of these requirements and procedures to applicable NERC Standards.
Interconnection Principles
Generation Control
Measuring Generation Control Performance
Transmission System Reliability
Interchange Transactions
System Coordination
Emergency Operations
Islanding and Restoration
Disturbance Reporting

1101 - Grid Dynamics - Control Performance Compliance 
Effective monitoring and management of control performance is the cornerstone of reliability. It is important to be able to both understand and apply NERC and regional standards in carrying out control performance requirements. 
This course is intended as a review of NERC Control Performance requirements. The concepts and applications presented throughout the course should familiarize you with each policy and standard

1102 - Emergency Operations NERC & Regional Coordinating Authority : Eastern Interconnection   
This course is intended to emphasize the importance of clear communication and coordination while carrying out emergency operations. As you progress through this course you will be asked to reflect on the outlined concepts and asked to apply those concepts to real world examples provided throughout each lesson.
This course is intended to correspond with NERC and CE standards and the standards of the regional coordinating authority and is intended for training purposes .

1102 - Emergency Operations NERC & Regional Coordinating Authority : Western Interconnection  4.0 
This course is intended to emphasize the importance of clear communication and coordination while carrying out emergency operations. As you progress through this course you will be asked to reflect on the outlined concepts and asked to apply those concepts to real world examples provided throughout each lesson.
This course is intended to correspond with NERC and CE standards and the standards of the regional coordinating authority and is intended for training purposes.

1103 - Grid Dynamics High Voltage, Transmission, Safety, & Power System Ops  2.0 
Safety is a frame of mind, personal commitment, awareness, and safety compliance based upon knowledge, training and experience. The safety of employees, field personnel, and even the safety of the public depend upon your conscientious and disciplined use of safe work practices in each of your day-to-day operations.
This course will discuss safety procedure requirements for high voltage and power systems operations and will allow you to engage with the material by participating in training exercises requiring the application of operations safety procedures.

1104 - Grid Dynamics - Synchronizing Islands  2.0 
Synchronizing islands is critical to system restoration. During this course you will learn how islanding occurs, methods of island synchronization and how to handle underfrequency and undervoltage occurring in electrical systems.
You will also review NERC standards and their applicability to the control and restoration of an island.

1105 - Grid Dynamics - Undervoltage and Underfrequency  2.0 
This course is intended as an introduction to the concepts of underfrequency and undervoltage. During this lesson you will be asked to relate these concepts to NERC and regional coordinating authority standards and to apply your knowledge of these relationships by answering a variety of questions.
By the end of this lesson you should understand the different roles and relationships underfrequency and undervoltage maintain with many workplace practices.
It is suggested that you review the NERC Glossary of Terms prior to beginning this module

1106 - Grid Dynamics - Voltage Control  2.0 
During this course, you will become familiar with both the NERC and WECC requirements concerning voltage control.
Voltage control plays a substantial role in determining the success of electrical operations. As a result it is important to study voltage relationships and the impact of these relationships on various types of electrical systems handling various types of voltages.

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NERC Training and NERC CE - Courses from $32.50 to $105

9600 NERC CIP Overview Training   4.0
9101 Applying NERC Standards Part I   4.5
9102 Applying NERC Standards Part II 4.0
9103 Applying NERC Standards Part III  5.0
9104 Applying NERC Standards Part IV  5.0
9901 System Operations Review Part 1   6.0

7514 Controlling to NERC Standards: Interconnection Operation 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: Power System Transactions and Coordination  4.0

9300 NERC Reliability Standards Compliance Awareness 1.0
9400 NERC Standard PER-005 System Personnel Training  1.0 

Other NERC CE Classes 
1101 Control Performance Compliance  4.0 
1102 Emergency Oper NERC & Regional Coordinating Authority E/W 4.0
1103 High Voltage, Transmission, Safety & Power System Oper  2.0  
1104 Synchronizing Islands 2.0 
1105 Underfrequency and Undervoltage  2.0 
1106 Voltage Control   2.0 0

2101 Elements of System Protection 2.0
2102 Types of Protective Relays 2.0
2103 Monitoring System Conditions 2.0
2104 Fault Characteristics 2.0
2105 Generator Protection 2.0 
2106 Transformer Protection 2.0
2107 Bus Protection 2.0 
2108 Motor Protection 2.0  
2109 Line Protection 2.0   
2110 Pilot Protection  2.0
2111 Protection for System Stability 2.0
2112 Testing and Commissioning of Protective Equipment 2.0
2113 Power Line Carriers 2.0
2114 Fault Investigation and Analysis 2.0
2115 Introduction to Static Relaying 2.0
2116 Coordination of Protection Devices 2.0  
2117 Power Supply for Protection and Control 2.0
2118 Energy Center Operations 2.0 
2119 Telecommunications Protection I: High Voltage Special Protection (HVSP) Devices 2.0 
2120 Telecommunications Protection II: Installation and Configuration 2.0
2121 Supervisory Control System (SCADA) 2.0 
2122 Inadvertent Trips - Cause and Prevention 2.0
2123 Fault Calculations and Relay Settings 2.0
2124 Testing Techniques 2.0
2125 Programmable Logic Controllers 2.0

2501 Gas Turbine Major Components Design & Construction 2.5
2502 Gas Turbine Support Systems 2.0
2503 Operation of Gas Turbines 4.0
2504 Control and Protection Systems 4.0
2505 Aero-Derivative Gas Turbines 4.0
2506 Gas Turbine Routine Maintenance 2.0
2507 Gas Turbine Major Maintenance 2.0
2508 Combined Cycle Operation 4.0
2510 Gas Turbine Generator and Electrical Systems 2.0

2701 The Hydro-Electric Role in the Power System 4.0
2702 Hydro Power Stations  4.0
2703 Water Management 4.0
2704 Hydro Turbines 1.5 
2705 Turbine Monitoring and Control 4.0
2706 The Hydro Generator 4.0
2707 Generator Monitoring and Control 2.0 
2708 Hydro Plant Auxiliaries 1.5  
2709 Operation of Electrical Equipment 4.0

7803 Factors Affecting Boiler Efficiency 1.0 
7804 Operator Controllable Losses - Boiler 1.0 
7805 Factors Affecting Turbine Cycle Efficiency 1.0 

7705 Condition Monitoring - Electrical Testing I & II 1.5 
7706 Liquid Analysis 1.5

909 Air Pollution Control System 1.5 
914 Abnormal Plant Conditions 1.5

7101 Basic Electricity 2.0 
7102 Properties of AC Circuits 2.0 
7103 Power and Power Factor 2.0 
7104 Three Phase Systems 2.0 
7501 Review of Fundamentals 2.0 
7502 Power Transmission 2.0 
7503 Transmission System Operation 2.0 
7504 System Frequency and Tie-Line Control 2.0 
7505 Power Dispatching 2.0 
7506 System Security 2.0 
7507 Operating Under Abnormal Conditions 2.0 
7508 System Restoration 2.0 
7509 Monitoring and Control Communications 2.0 
7510 Transmission System Protection 2.0 

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