Since 1971, we have provided technical skills training to the power plant operator around the globe. Over 1300 programs in 39 competency areas of transmission, distribution and generation are offered for power plant operations to improve your profitability and productivity. Our courses have received recognition from the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC).
We've helped most of the world's best-known power and energy power plant operations organizations maximize their efficiencies and enhance their training performance including PacifiCorp, Southern Company, Sierra Pacific, Tennessee Valley Authority, FirstEnergy Corporation, Florida Power & Light, Orion Power, Duke Energy, MidAmerican Energy, Energy Corporation and Puget Sound Energy. We are a Trusted and Proven Provider!
What is the cost of the course and what methods of payment are accepted?
The cost of each course is located in the course catalog. You may pay using all major credit cards (Visa ®, MasterCard ®, Discover ® or American Express ®) or electronic check payment (Telecheck ®).
Is it secure to send my credit card information over the Internet?
Yes, all 360training web sites incorporate HTTPS technology making them safe and secure to process monetary transactions. HTTPS is the Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol with SSL Encryption. It is the most popular network protocol for establishing secure connections for exchanging documents on the World Wide Web. You may pay using all major credit cards (Visa ®, MasterCard ®, Discover ® or American Express ®) or electronic check payment (Telecheck ®).
What happens if I get disconnected from the Internet?
If you get disconnected from the Internet, then you will need to log back into your account. If this happens, then you will be returned to the beginning of the lesson that you were working on when you were disconnected.
Can I take the course from various locations and computers?
The courses are available to you from any computer that has access to the Internet.
Can I take this course with the AOL ® browser?
You can take the course with any browser of your choice, although 360training does not support the AOL ®, Mozilla ®, Firefox ® and Netscape ® Browser. This means our technical support team is not able to help you in the event of a problem while taking a course with the any of these browsers. We do suggest that you use Microsoft Internet Explorer browser (version 6.0 or latest), while signed on with AOL ®. To do this, log in to AOL ® and minimize the program. While still connected to the Internet, click on the START button in the lower left-hand corner of your screen. Click PROGRAMS, and then click INTERNET EXPLORER ®. The program icon will have a blue colored "e" shaped icon.
Do I need to use a PC? What if I have a Macintosh?
If you have a MAC ®, then you can still sign on to take any of our classes. Many of our customers have taken their courses on MACs ® and had no problems whatsoever. However, be aware that our technical support team may be unable to assist you, should you encounter technical difficulties. They do not have MACs ® and, therefore, may be unable to replicate any problem you may encounter. If you have a MAC ®, then you will need the latest version of Internet Explorer ®, as well as the latest version of the Macromedia Flash Player ®.
The NERC Compliance training provides an introduction and overview of key NERC standards and their importance. Certificates (NERC-approved) will be given to student who finish the course. This course provides an introduction and overview of the three key NERC standards: CIP-004, PER-005, and TOP-007. Scenarios in which the user must make decisions that are consistent with NERC requirements are also part of this course.
NERC CEH: 1, OPS Topics 1, NERC Standards 1, Simulation 0, EO Credit - No, PE Hours 1
APPLYING NERC STANDARDS
This program takes you through the different NERC standards and explains what each standard is all about. With full-access to the actual text version of the NERC standards, you will be able to review each standard before taking the exam at the end of the course. Certificates (NERC-approved) are available to all those who finish this course.
CONTROLLING TO NERC STANDARDS
This training teaches students the proper system control or how to maintain the orderly flow of power from the source to the load, while maintaining the utmost level safety, reliability and stability throughout the system. It discusses the requirements and procedures of system control in accordance with the NERC standards. Certificates (NERC-approved) will be given to students who finish the course.
Power plant operator, power plant operations, Power plant training, NERC CE
NOTE: In 2004 our partner, 360training, acquired Canadian training provider L&K International- a leading provider of power training to the power, energy and utilities companies worldwide to form the worldwide Technical Skills and Safety division. Our power plant operator technical skills and safety division closed the largest single contract in company's history, providing a multi-year training contract to key US defense contractors.