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Dispatcher Training
*Click on any of the course titles below for outlines and descriptions.
 
Dispatcher [842]
Duration: 3 Days
This course has been designed for the dispatcher to address the transfer of information between system control personnel and field personnel to maintain substation integrity. The training provides information about substation safety, equipment, status, system one-line diagrams, Electric System Operating Procedures and provides hands-on practical exercises necessary to communicate correct switching orders. After successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to communicate correct switching orders to switch out or switch in substation equipment and to restore power in a substation.
 
Advanced Dispatcher [842a]
Duration:
2 Days
*Dispatcher [842] is a pre-requisite for this course.
This course has been designed for the dispatcher to address the transfer of switching orders and clearance procedure information between system control personnel and field personnel to achieve a clearance. The training provides a review of information about substation safety, equipment status, system one-line diagrams, and Electric System Operating Procedures. The training also provides the dispatcher the information and hands-on practical exercises necessary to communicate a clearance procedure. After successful completion of this course, the participant will be able to communicate a correct switching order and a clearance procedure to switch out and achieve a clearance on substation equipment.
 
Writing Switching Orders for Distribution Substations [846]
Duration: 1 Day
*Qualified Operator 5-Day [802] is a pre-requisite for this course.
This course is designed to provide Integrated Transmission System (ITS) operators with the skills and knowledge to write switching orders to de-energize and to restore power to distribution substations that are part of the Integrated Transmission System, following Electrical System Operating Procedures. The training defines the purpose and operations of a substation and provides an explanation of responsibilities.  Both individual safety and substation safety are emphasized throughout the program. Participants are taught to identify system configuration using one-line diagrams, voltages, system equipment and how to write switching orders in an ITS distribution substation.