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Power System Protection Testing Virtual Class 

March 22 - 25, 2021
October 4 - 7, 2021
10:00 AM Central Time (same as Houston, TX)

Please join us for a LIVE interactive 3-day virtual testing class! This course will include all the instructional topics from our in-person “Protection Testing” class wrapped into 12-hours of online training. Alongside protection theory, the instructor will show you how to use the Test Universe software and set up the CMC to perform various tests. We will respond to written questions throughout the presentation and verbally address your questions with the instructor at the end of each session. As a bonus to our attendees, at the end of the week, there will be an optional 4th-day session devoted entirely to your questions and comments hosted by a panel of OMICRON’s protection testing application engineers.

Why Attend?

  • 12-hours of live interactive instruction
  • Ability to earn credits: 12 PDHs, 12 NETA CTDs, and 1.2 IACET CEUs
  • Workbook provided to do your own hands-on practice
  • Ability to ask questions of the instructors and panel engineers.
  • Full class instruction without the need for travel.







    Day 1
    Session 1 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • Introduction, Format
    • Testing Philosophy
    • CMC Hardware Overview
    • Test Universe Start Page
    • Creating a New Test Plan
    • How to Use the QuickCMC Tool

    Session 2 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    • Overcurrent Protection, Fault Types, etc.
    • How to Use the Overcurrent Tool


    Day 2
    Session 3 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • Reclosing Logic and Protection Overview
    • How to Use the State Sequencer Tool
    • Underfrequency, Undervoltage, etc.
    • How to Use the Ramping Tool

    Session 4 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    • Distance Protection Overview
    • How to Use the Advanced Distance Tool 


    Day 3
    Session 5 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • Differential Protection Overview
    • How to Use the Advanced Differential Tools

    Session 6 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    • How to Use the Protection Testing Library
    • General Tips for Making the Most Efficient Test Plans

    Day 4

     Session 7 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    • Q&A Session with the Instructor & Panelists
    • Ask Questions from the Previous Days Instruction
    • Ask Questions from Hands-on Practice Workbook
    • This Session will be Free-form and not Applicable for Credits

    Cost: $900
    If you want to use your in-person class seat for this online class, please email for a unique registration link.



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    Registration fee
    $900 - Power System Protection Testing Virtual Class
    If you want to use your in-person class seat for this online class, please email for a unique registration link.

    Participant Certificates and Recordings will be provided to those who register AND attend.
    NETA Credits can be earned with this webinar.
    IACET Credits will be provided to those that also complete the course quiz.


    Customized Training
    We also offer customized training (in-person or online). We build courses around your requirements, such as training content, location, and number of participants. Email us to get a quote.

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