CBT 101: Introduction to SEL Relays

Course Length: 4 Hours (PDHs: 4)
Course Based Fees: $0*
* Plus Applicable Tax


From this complimentary computer-based course, students should gain basic knowledge and skills associated with operating SEL relays. The course is self-paced.


This course is intended for protection engineers, relay technicians, and power system consultants.


  • Introduction
  • Front-Panel Operation
  • acSELerator QuickSet SEL-5030 Software
  • SELogic
  • Data Capture and Event Reports (ERs)
  • Relay Testing Basics

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this course, students can:

  • Identify front-panel controls and their functions.
  • Retrieve metering data, view and change relay settings, and execute local control from the front panel.
  • Establish communication with SEL relays using QuickSet.
  • Read, edit, and send settings to SEL relays using QuickSet.
  • Program SELogic control equations.
  • Download events captured by SEL relays using QuickSet.
  • View events using SEL-5601-2 synchroWAVe Event Software.
  • Create basic pickup and timing tests using the SEL-4000 Relay Test System.

Student Background and Knowledge

Before you attend this class, we recommend that you have a basic knowledge of power systems.

Additional information is on the Course Policies and FAQ pages.

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