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APP 101: Hands-On Introduction to SEL Relays


This course is designed for utility or plant engineers, technicians, operators, power system designers, government entity personnel, and consultants who are new to digital relaying or SEL relays.

APP 101 provides hands-on, introductory-level training for new SEL relay users transitioning from electromechanical devices to digital relay application. Students will learn the basic concepts necessary to successfully apply, communicate, and gather data from an SEL-351S Protection System, with special emphasis on how to set up and navigate SEL settings software.


Day 1
  • Digital Relay Basics
  • Front-Panel Interface
  • Overview of acSELerator QuickSet SEL-5030 Software
Day 2
  • SEL-351S Protection System Overview
  • Application Example: Apply the SEL-351S to a Distribution Feeder
  • Testing Procedures for a Distribution Relay
  • Protection Basics (optional)

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students can:

  • Describe digital relay protection and operating methods
  • Communicate with the SEL-351S Relay via the front-panel HMI and pushbuttons
  • Send and receive relay settings using acSELerator QuickSet SEL-5030 Software
  • Identify SEL-351S Relay product features
  • Apply effective protection and coordination settings for an example distribution system
  • Perform tests to verify relay protection element operation
Course Information
Course Base Fees: $USD950*

CEUs: 1.4
Available Courses
Irvine, California, USA
September 25–26, 2019
This course is full. Please click waitlist button to be placed on the waiting list.

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
420 Exchange, Ste 100
Irvine, California 92602

Additional Information:
8:00am-5:00pm each day

Recommended Hotel Information:

Hampton Inn & Suites Irvine-Orange County Airport
2192 Dupont Dr
Irvine, CA 92612

Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport
18800 MacArthur Blvd
Irvine, CA 92612

*Please note that these are only recommendations.

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Course Requirements


Before you attend this class, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have a working knowledge of ac three-phase power systems
  • Have basic calculus knowledge

Course Preparation

Please check the General Course Information page for what you should bring to class. In addition, please make sure that the laptop you bring to class has the following software/features: