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SEL University FAQ

Why do I need to create a mySEL account before I register for my first course?

Creating a mySEL account automatically creates a mySELU training plan.

Your mySELU training plan is a record of SEL University training you have purchased. When you purchase an SEL University training course, it is added to your mySELU training plan. While in the mySELU training plan, you can:

  • View training you have completed and courses in which you are enrolled.
  • Access online training in which you are enrolled.
  • View online training completion status.
  • View your transcript.

What is provided when I attend an SEL University classroom-based course?

You will receive a:

  • Complimentary lunch and snacks during breaks. (For on-site customers, please note that your company provides the facility and any refreshments.)
  • Course manual, including an electronic copy of the course manual and any supporting materials. Students are responsible for taking home the materials they receive in class.
  • Certificate of completion and the ability to request any applicable continuing education units (CEUs).

What are the class times for an SEL University classroom-based course?

Unless otherwise specified, classes are conducted from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

What should I bring to an SEL University class?

Unless otherwise specified on the course page, bring the following items to class for Application (APP), Systems (SYS), and Testing (TST) courses: a scientific calculator, a laptop computer, and any software required by the course. Software must be downloaded and installed prior to the class.

For Protection (PROT), Communications (COM), and Power Systems (PWRS) courses, you will need a scientific calculator. Refer to the “Course Preparation” section on the course page for details.

All classroom-based courses include an electronic copy of the course materials. This information is provided to students two weeks prior to the class.

What are the system requirements for eLearning computer-based training (CBT) and web-based training (WBT) courses?

CBT System Requirements
Windows: Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), or Firefox (latest version)

Mac: Safari (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), or Firefox (latest version)

Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 10 or later, Google Chrome in Apple iOS 10 or later, or Google Chrome in Android OS 4.4 or later

Required browser settings:

  • JavaScript must be enabled for published courses to work.
  • Font downloads must be enabled to see the correct fonts and characters.

WBT System Requirements
Internet connection and internet browser

Join a test meeting to test your browser and operating system:


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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