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Our NSN modules provide the most current NERC Standards in effect at the current time! These modules are intended to provide System Operating Personnel with the current requirements imposed by NERC for maintaining a safe and reliable bulk electric system. These modules will ensure that your personnel - both in and out of the control room - are aware of the NERC criteria for operations. In addition to maintaining personnel knowledge, the CEHs earned for the completion of the modules can be utilized for maintaining NERC Certification Credentials.

These online training courses identify and explain the following elements related to the standards:

  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • Requirements
  • Measures
  • Compliance
  • Violation Severity Levels

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This online training course steps through 4 lessons related to the 4 BAL Standards. Each lesson identifies and explains the following elements for that particular standard:

  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • Requirements
  • Measures
  • Compliance
  • Violation Severity Levels

The Standards addressed in this module include:

  • BAL-001-2: Real Power Balancing Control Performance
  • BAL-002-3: Disturbance Control Standard – Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Event
  • BAL-003-1.1: Frequency Response and Frequency Bias Setting
  • BAL-005-1: Balancing Authority Control

Each lesson is culminated with a standard review and quiz. Upon completion of the 4 standard lessons, there is a final assessment that consists of multiple-choice questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

The class is intended for System Operators and any personnel who wish to gain knowledge of NERC Standards related to Resource and Demand Balancing. This module can also be utilized by individuals in preparing to obtain a NERC System Operator Certification Credential. This preparation will assist those individuals who are seeking their initial credential as well as those seeking re-certification.


NERC Continuing Education Hours:

TOTAL: 3.5 CEHs
Standards: 3.5 CEHs
Ops Topics: 3.5 CEHs
Sim: 0.0 CEHs

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Registration Fee: $90.00

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This online training course steps through 2 lessons related to the 2 COM Standards. Each lesson identifies and explains the following elements for that particular standard:


  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • Requirements
  • Measures
  • Compliance
  • Violation Severity Levels

The Standards addressed in this module include:

  • COM-001-3: Communications
  • COM-002-4: Operating Personnel Communication Protocols

Each lesson is culminated with a standard review and quiz. Upon completion of the 2 standard lessons, there is a final assessment that consists of multiple-choice questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

The class is intended for System Operators and any personnel who wish to gain knowledge of NERC Standards related to Communications. This module can also be utilized by individuals in preparing to obtain a NERC System Operator Certification Credential. This preparation will assist those individuals who are seeking their initial credential as well as those seeking re-certification.


NERC Continuing Education Hours:
TOTAL:  2.0 CEHs
Standards: 2.0 CEHs
Ops Topics: 2.0 CEHs
Sim: 0.0 CEHs

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Registration Fee: $50.00

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This online training course steps through 4 lessons related to the 4 INT Standards. Each lesson identifies and explains the following elements for that particular standard:

  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • Requirements
  • Measures
  • Compliance
  • Violation Severity Levels

The Standards addressed in this module include:

  • INT-004-3.1: Dynamic Transfers
  • INT-006-4: Evaluation of Interchange Transactions
  • INT-009-2.1: Implementation of Interchange
  • INT-010-2.1: Interchange Initiation and Modification for Reliability

Each lesson is culminated with a standard review and quiz. Upon completion of the 4 standard lessons, there is a final assessment that consists of multiple-choice questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

The class is intended for System Operators and any personnel who wish to gain knowledge of NERC Standards related to Interchange Scheduling and Coordination. This module can also be utilized by individuals in preparing to obtain a NERC System Operator Certification Credential. This preparation will assist those individuals who are seeking their initial credential as well as those seeking re-certification.


NERC Continuing Education Hours:
TOTAL: 2.0 CEHs
Standards: 2.0 CEHs
Ops Topics: 2.0 CEHs
Sim: 0.0 CEHs

Course Overview || Registration

Registration Fee: $50.00

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This online training course steps through 17 lessons related to the 17 PRC Standards. Each lesson identifies and explains the following elements for that particular standard:

  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • Requirements
  • Measures
  • Compliance
  • Violation Severity Levels

The Standards addressed in this module include:

  • PRC-001-1.1 - System Protection Coordination
  • PRC-002-2 - Disturbance Monitoring and Reporting Requirements
  • PRC‐004‐5(i) - Protection System Misoperation Identification and Correction
  • PRC-005-6 - Protection System, Automatic Reclosing, and Sudden Pressure Relaying Maintenance
  • PRC-006-3 - Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding
  • PRC-008-0 - Underfrequency Load Shedding Equipment Maintenance Programs
  • PRC-010-2 - Under Voltage Load Shedding
  • PRC-011-0 - UVLS System Maintenance and Testing
  • PRC-015-1 - Remedial Action Scheme Data and Documentation
  • PRC-016-1 - Remedial Action Scheme Misoperations
  • PRC-017-1 - Remedial Action Scheme Maintenance and Testing
  • PRC-018-1 - Disturbance Monitoring Equipment Installation and Data Reporting
  • PRC-019-2 - Coordination of Generating Unit or Plant Capabilities, Voltage Regulating Controls, and Protection
  • PRC-023-4 - Transmission Relay Loadability
  • PRC-024-2 - Generator Frequency and Voltage Protective Relay Settings
  • PRC-025-2 - Generator Relay Loadability
  • PRC-026-1 - Relay Performance During Stable Power Swings

Each lesson is culminated with a standard review and quiz. Upon completion of the 17 standard lessons, there is a final assessment that consists of multiple-choice questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

The class is intended for System Operators and any personnel who wish to gain knowledge of NERC Standards related to Protection and Control. This module can also be utilized by individuals in preparing to obtain a NERC System Operator Certification Credential. This preparation will assist those individuals who are seeking their initial credential as well as those seeking re-certification.


NERC Continuing Education Hours:
TOTAL:
6.5 CEHs
Standards: 6.5 CEHs
Ops Topics: 6.5 CEHs
Sim: 0.0 CEHs

Course Overview || Registration

Registration Fee: $165.00

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This online training course steps through 2 lessons related to the 2 VAR Standards. Each lesson identifies and explains the following elements for that particular standard:

  • Purpose
  • Applicability
  • Requirements
  • Measures
  • Compliance
  • Violation Severity Levels

The Standards addressed in this module include:

  • VAR-001-5: Voltage and Reactive Control
  • VAR-002-4.1: Generator Operation for Maintaining Network Voltage Schedules

">Each lesson is culminated with a standard review and quiz. Upon completion of the 2 standard lessons, there is a final assessment that consists of multiple-choice questions. Individuals must attain a passing grade of 70% on the final assessment in order to be awarded the appropriate NERC CEHs.

The class is intended for System Operators and any personnel who wish to gain knowledge of NERC Standards related to Voltage and Reactive. This module can also be utilized by individuals in preparing to obtain a NERC System Operator Certification Credential. This preparation will assist those individuals who are seeking their initial credential as well as those seeking re-certification.


NERC Continuing Education Hours:
TOTAL:
1.5 CEHs
Standards: 1.5 CEHs
Ops Topics: 1.5 CEHs
Sim: 1.5 CEHs

Course Overview || Registration

Registration Fee: $40.00

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