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Power System Protection Testing Virtual Class 

LIVE Interactive Virtual Testing Class 

April 8-11, 2024 | September 16-19, 2024
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 the instructors and panel engineers questions.
  • Full class instruction without the need for travel.





Agenda & Info


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 Day Instruction
  • Ask Questions from Hands-on Practice Workbook
  • This Session will be Free-form and not Applicable for Credits


Registration fee
USD $990 

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.




This course is eligible for 15* NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs). NETA Certified Technicians are required to earn a minimum of 24-48 CTDs every three years (Level 2 Technicians must earn 24 CTDs, Levels 3 and 4 must earn 48 CTDs) to maintain their certification. For more information about the CTD program and requirements, please contact the NETA office at or (888) 300-6382. * According to attendance time



IACET Credits will be provided to those who also complete the course quiz.



OMICRON Academy: Our Engineering Playground

The OMICRON Academy training courses are built around real testing situations and are ideal for technical staff from electrical utilities, industrial plants, equipment manufacturers, and service companies.

Contents range from gaining knowledge of assets and applications, fully utilizing the test equipment, and applying efficient test procedures to interpreting test and measurement results.

Benefit from professional courses with expert trainers, full-scale training equipment, effective methodology, and excellent customer care. 


"Wow, this was the best online training I had ever attended. Overall a great experience. Even attending it at night was okay due to the interactive manner of training and the amount of information provided."

- D. Fischer, a past participant of the previous virtual class.

Customized Training

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

Additional courses held by North America that you can register for: View North America Hosted Course Calendar

Additional product-specific webinars offered by OMICRON globally: OMICRON webinars