Public Courses

OES-NA offers a wide variety of publicly offered courses throughout North America. These courses are open to all who wish to attend and are intended to provide system operating personnel with the knowledge necessary to maintain the reliability of the electric system. OES-NA develops new courses based on feedback received from participants. Courses currently offered by OES-NA include:

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  • Communication, Critical Thinking, and Restoration

  • Congestion Management

  • Decision Making Skills for System Operators

  • Emergency Identification and Mitigation

  • Emergency Operations: Thinking Our Way Through!

  • Emergency Response & Reporting

  • ERCOT Certification

  • Generation Operations

  • Meeting the Daily Challenge

  • NERC Certification

  • PJM Certification

  • Preventing Errors in Emergency Conditions

  • Restoration: Planning, Assessing, and Implementing

  • Switching & Clearances

  • Train the Trainer

  • Train the Trainer: Performing a JTA and Meeting PER-005

  • Transmission Operations

  • Transition to Supervisor

  • Voltage Control

Registration fees for all public courses must be paid in full by either check, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover or Diners Club cards by the registration deadline prior to the start of class.

Click on any of the course titles on the left to access full course overviews, location and date information, and registration forms.

Public Course Cancellation Policy