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General Information


Classroom-Based Course Information

Scheduled Classroom-Based Courses

We offer courses at various locations and dates throughout the year. Subjects include:

  • Power system fundamentals.
  • Protection fundamentals.
  • Networking and data communications fundamentals.
  • Hands-on SEL product application and testing.
  • Advanced hands-on integration and design.


On-Site Training

With our on-site training option, we bring the instructors, equipment, and course materials to your location.*

  • Choose a standard course or mix and match standard course material to meet your needs.
  • Reduce travel expenses, and train more employees at one time.
  • Address your company’s specific training needs in a confidential environment.

*SEL University requires a minimum of 8 students for APP/TST/SYS courses and 12 students for PROT courses.

eLearning Course Information

Computer-Based Training (CBT)

  • Have control and comfortably complete courses at your own pace.
  • Access learning content online, or download it to your computer.
  • Enjoy an interactive, convenient experience.

Web-Based Training (WBT)

  • Maintain flexibility in your schedule.
  • Maximize your training budget.
  • Learn in real time from a certified instructor.

Course Identifiers


Power system courses provide a refresher on power system modeling, analysis, and operation.


Protection courses teach power system protection principles and application.


Communications courses teach introductory and advanced networking and data communications troubleshooting principles and best practices.


Application courses build on the skills obtained in fundamentals courses and offer hands-on settings experience.


Testing courses put into practice the skills obtained in technician fundamentals courses and offer hands-on relay testing and troubleshooting experience.


Systems courses build on the skills obtained in application and fundamentals courses and offer advanced hands-on integration and design experience.


Computer-based training allows you to progress at your own pace with courses that cover a variety of SEL products. Our CBT courses, many of which can serve as prerequisites for our instructor-led courses, can be taken individually or easily integrated into your organization’s training program. We also offer a complimentary CBT course, CBT 101: Introduction to SEL Relays.


Web-based training allows the flexibility of attending courses from a location of your choosing. Participate in real-time, online instruction from a certified instructor. Learn from live instruction in our virtual classroom while interacting with other industry professionals.


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