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CBT 101: Introduction to SEL Relays


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

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


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

Course Objectives

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 acSELerator 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 synchroWAVe Event 2015 software
  • Create basic pickup and timing tests using the SEL-4000 Relay Test System
Course Information

Single-User Training

Course Base Fees: $USD0

CBT licenses will expire one year from the purchase date. CBT 101 is a lifetime license.

CEUs: 0.4
Average Completion: 4 hours
Available Courses
Single-User Training

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Course Requirements


Students should have a basic knowledge of power systems.

Course Preparation

Check the General Course Information page for course preparation details.

Students should have a calculator with basic math functions.