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NIC275 - Inadequate Core Cooling Monitor (ICCM-86)
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The ICCM-86 system training course satisfies the need for technician competency on Class1E equipment that alerts operators to conditions of inadequate core cooling during accidents.  Use of advanced 16-bit microprocessor technology in this system requires training in the latest state-of-the-art electronics using Intel 8086-based single board computers and peripherals.  Hands-on operation and maintenance of system hydraulic components and Intel-based circuit boards are provided in a laboratory setting, allowing the student to identify normal component operating parameters as an aid to troubleshooting the system.  System displays, local indications and maintenance terminal interfaces are discussed to provide the understanding necessary to efficiently isolate system faults in the hydraulics or electronics portions of the system.  Periodic maintenance items are discussed and will be performed on the actual field equipment.  
NIC276 - RVLIS Hydraulics
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​The 5-day RVLIS Hydraulics training program is designed to provide plant I&C technicians and engineers the skills and information necessary to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot this system. This is accomplished through a combination of classroom and hands on laboratory maintenance and troubleshooting exercises using equipment similar to that found in the plant.  Hydraulic training equipment is available to allow students to perform hands on operation of the hydraulic system including alignments and system filling, and return the system to operational status.  The RVLIS Hydraulics course begins with an overview of the basic purpose and operation of the RVLIS system. After completing the overview and functional description of the system, the course focuses on the hydraulics portion of the system.  During this portion of the course, the students will be provided with information pertaining to the construction and operation of the components that comprise the hydraulics portion of the RVLIS system including the sensor bellows, hydraulic isolators, differential pressure transmitters and Magnex valves.  Laboratory sessions will be used to demonstrate how to properly operate the Magnex valves, test system integrity, evaluate hydraulic isolator performance and calibrate the differential pressure transmitters.  Using the hydraulics laboratory rig, the students will learn how to perform a vacuum fill of the system.      After the students have been exposed to the hydraulic components found in the RVLIS system, the students are provided with a detailed understanding of the hydraulic operation of the system.  This portion of the course is introduced by covering system piping diagrams and interconnecting wiring diagrams and followed by additional laboratory exercises during which the students are asked to calibrate the cards in the cabinet until the system is functional and provides proper indications.  These exercises serve as a review of the circuit cards and the overall RVLIS system. The remainder of the course is used to demonstrate the response of the system to various faults.   The hydraulics training rig trainer is used throughout the course to provide the students with as much hands on training as possible.  Additionally, plant specific procedures and system documentation, such as alignments and vacuum fill procedures, will be utilized as much as possible during the laboratory exercises.   One examination will be used to test the students understanding of the hydraulic system.  The examination questions are based on the learning objectives used in the course.  The exam is given at the end of the week. 
NIC290 - Common Q Platform Overview
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The Westinghouse Common Q Platform Overview training module is designed to provide students with a general understanding of the Westinghouse Common Q Platform, based on the Advant Controller 160 (AC160) Process Control System.    This course provides an overview of the Westinghouse Common Q safety system platform, with an emphasis on the AC160 and associated system hardware and engineering tools used to configure and program the system.  Students conduct laboratory exercises using these tools to create and/or modify various program applications using a Westinghouse-supplied AC160 training system.   This course is intended for Engineers and I&C Technicians who require a general understanding of the Common Q Platform hardware and software, and the engineering tools used to configure and program the AC160.  No prior knowledge of, or experience with, the Westinghouse Common Qualified Platform or AC160 is required.  However, it is desirable that trainees have a general background in microprocessor-based information and control systems, and understand basic process control and logic concepts.  This course is intended for Engineers and I&C Technicians who require a general understanding of the Common Q Platform hardware and software, and the engineering tools used to configure and program the AC160.  No prior knowledge of, or experience with, the Westinghouse Common Qualified Platform or AC160 is required.  However, it is desirable that trainees have a general background in microprocessor-based information and control systems, and understand basic process control and logic concepts. 
NIC320 - 7300 Process Instrumentation
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The 7300 Process Control System Initial Training Course will prepare the successful student to maintain the 7300 Process Control System in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manual using all appropriate Human Performance tools.  This course is intended for I&C technicians and system engineers.  No previous experience with the 7300 Process Control System is necessary, although some background in electronics may be helpful.  Consistent with the Nuclearning® Educational Model, the 7300 Process Control System Initial Training Course incorporates numerous student-centered learning activities to help the student learn and remember the concepts being studied. This approach puts the student at the center of the learning process making him an active participant in all learning activities. Specifically, the course incorporates instructor facilitated discussions, classroom exercises, equipment demonstrations, group work exercises, signal tracing, and hands-on troubleshooting.  Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures. It is very difficult, in operating plants, to find opportunities to train on actual plant equipment. The 7300 Process Control System Initial Training Course addresses this problem by using hands-on training equipment that is very similar to that found in the actual plant. This equipment provides the student with an invaluable opportunity to work on energized equipment in a safe, learning-friendly environment. In this environment, students can see the effect of switch manipulations, practice procedures, and troubleshoot problems while utilizing all of their human performance skills. The net result is the creation of a learning environment that is as similar to the plant as possible. The 7300 Process Control System Initial Training Course is ten (10) days (80 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer.
NIC321 - 7300 Process Instrumentation Refresher
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The Westinghouse 7300 Process Control System Continuing Training class focuses on solving actual hands-on troubleshooting scenarios using the Westinghouse 7300 Training System and training system schematics.  Because of the aggressive course pace and the availability of only one 7300 Training System, the maximum class size is limited to eight students.  Any optional requirements for formal troubleshooting performance evaluations may limit class size even further.    The classroom phase of continuing training is structured toward recognition of normal and abnormal signal conditions within the 7300 Process Control System, and relies heavily on the students’ previous 7300 knowledge.  Identification of normal and abnormal signals allows the student to develop corrective actions to quickly restore normal system operation.  When feasible, the Six-Step Troubleshooting Process is combined with plant-specific practices.    The continuing training course consists of classroom lecture, discussions, equipment demonstrations, test point signal recognition, and "hands-on" troubleshooting techniques.  The students also review recent industry practices and events, where applicable.    Westinghouse uses many typical trouble scenarios to provide experience in troubleshooting system failures.  Where appropriate, the students use plant specific schematics and/or procedures for 7300 troubleshooting. 
NIC335 - Nuclear Instrumentation System (NIS)
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The Nuclear Instrumentation System Training Course will prepare the successful student to maintain the Nuclear Instrumentation System in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manual using all appropriate Human Performance tools.  This course is intended for I&C technicians and system engineers.  No previous experience with the Nuclear Instrumentation System is necessary, although some background in electronics may be helpful.  Consistent with the Nuclearning® Educational Model, the Nuclear Instrumentation System Initial Training Course incorporates numerous student-centered learning activities to help the student learn and remember the concepts being studied. This approach puts the student at the center of the learning process making him an active participant in all learning activities. Specifically, the course incorporates instructor facilitated discussions, classroom exercises, equipment demonstrations, group work exercises, signal tracing, and hands-on troubleshooting.  Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures. It is very difficult, in operating plants, to find opportunities to train on actual plant equipment. The Nuclear Instrumentation System Training Course addresses this problem by using hands-on training equipment that is very similar to that found in the actual plant. This equipment provides the student with an invaluable opportunity to work on energized equipment in a safe, learning-friendly environment. In this environment, students can see the effect of switch manipulations, practice procedures, and troubleshoot problems while utilizing all of their human performance skills. The net result is the creation of a learning environment that is as similar to the plant as possible. The Nuclear Instrumentation System Training Course is five (5) days (40 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer.
NIC336 - Nuclear Instrumentation System (NIS) Refresher
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The Westinghouse NIS continuing training class focuses on solving actual hands-on troubleshooting scenarios using plant references and schematics.  Because of this aggressive pace, the maximum class size is eight students.  The classroom phase of continuing training is slanted toward recognition of normal and abnormal signal conditions within the Source Range (SR), Intermediate Range (IR) and Power Range (PR) instruments, and relies heavily on the students’ previous NIS knowledge.  Identification of normal and abnormal signals allows the student to quickly develop corrective solutions.  When feasible, the Six-Step Troubleshooting Process is combined with plant-specific practices.    The continuing training course consists of classroom lecture, discussions, equipment demonstrations, test point signal recognition, and "hands-on" troubleshooting techniques.  The students also review recent industry practices and events, where applicable.  Westinghouse uses many typical trouble scenarios to provide experience in troubleshooting system failures.  Where appropriate, the students use plant specific schematics and/or procedures for NIS troubleshooting. 
NIC337 - ONLINE - Nuclear Instrumentation System
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The Westinghouse Online Nuclear Instrumentation Course incorporates a progressive, student-centered, interactive learning approach designed to increase the effectiveness of the learning experience compared with that of traditional classroom lecture oriented training. By blending a variety of instructional methods and delivery options, Westinghouse is able to more actively engage the students in the learning process and more effectively facilitate a positive change in performance. In this program, students become active participants in their learning process. They are at the center of the action, not passive observers. This program will allow the successful student to understand how the Nuclear Instrumentation System should operate under normal conditions. The student will also learn how to use schematic drawings to trace signals and find test points, and identify basic system problems. Upon course completion, students will be prepared to assist in troubleshooting activities on site or to attend future face-to-face training sessions.    The Online Nuclear Instrumentation Course consists of technical content in the form of interactive, animated PowerPoint presentations, as well as threaded discussions in which students discuss technical aspects of the Nuclear Instrumentation System, maintenance issues, Operating Experience Reports, and plant specific information. Numerous student learning assessments are conducted within the online course.    Students are able to use the course content to suit their specific needs. Students with little or no Nuclear Instrumentation System experience will need to thoroughly study all of the content, while other more experienced students can review objectives and test out of particular sections of material.  Additionally, more experienced students can use the course material as a stepping stone to more advanced study by examining related schematic drawings, reviewing plant documents, and posing higher level questions to fellow students and to the instructor. After completing the online training course, the students will have an understanding of the Nuclear Instrumentation System to the block diagram level. Knowing the function of all of the boards in the system and the signals that pass between them, students can productively assist in troubleshooting activities on site or attend future face-to-face training sessions.    This blended distance learning approach provides a better learning environment for the student than traditional face-to-face courses. Students are able to access the course information in smaller increments and when their schedule allows, rather than being constrained to 8-hour training days. As discussed earlier, students must also be more actively engaged in the content instead of listening passively to a lecture. The threaded discussions require more critical thought from the students, and eliminate unequal class participation, since all students are required to contribute to the discussion. Students can also adjust the pace of the content to suit their individual learning needs, and can review material as desired. This environment enables students to more actively process course content, and results in a more meaningful learning experience and higher information retention. The end result is a positive change in performance.    Online Training Syllabus   The Online Nuclear Instrumentation System course is conducted over a 5-week period. During this 5-week period, students will have access to all of the material for the course. There are 9 units of material. Students will typically complete two units per week, with the exception of Week 3, during which only one unit will be completed. Students are expected to commit approximately 4 hours per week to their study of the Nuclear Instrumentation System.    Students may access course documents at any time and may work ahead on exams if they desire. However, threaded discussion topics will only be open for the weeks that they are scheduled. This will help to keep everyone together as a learning community while still give students the flexibility to adjust the pace of learning to fit their own individual learning styles.   After the completion of the five-week Online Nuclear Instrumentation (NIS) Course, Westinghouse will conduct a 5-day face-to-face NIS trouble shooting course.  The face-to-face segments will be conducted in the Westinghouse NIS Mobile Instrumentation Training Unit. (MITU). The MITU contains a fully operational NIS system including SourceRange, Intermediate Range, Power Range and Auxiliary drawers.    Using the foundational concepts learned during the online course and during previous NIS courses, a qualified Westinghouse NIS instructor will guide the students through a series of hands-on learning opportunities and troubleshooting exercises.    During the face-to-face segment, students will work with NIS schematics and NIS hardware to find test points, measure voltages, and trace signals through the system. Students will also learn systematic techniques for troubleshooting the NIS system.          
NIC338 - Nuclear Instrumentation System Troubleshooting
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After the completion of the five-week Online Nuclear Instrumentation (NIS) Course, Westinghouse will conduct a 5-day face-to-face NIS trouble shooting course. The face-to-face segments will be conducted in the Westinghouse NIS Mobile Instrumentation Training Unit. (MITU). The MITU contains a fully operational NIS system including Source Range, Intermediate Range, Power Range and Auxiliary drawers. Using the foundational concepts learned during the online course and during previous NIS courses, a qualified Westinghouse NIS instructor will guide the students through a series of hands-on learning opportunities and troubleshooting exercises.  Since the online course covers the basics and general knowledge of the NIS, this allows the class to go directly into the instruments. By the afternoon of the first day students begin going through each instrument drawer schematic in great detail. The class is kept involved by having groups of 2 students rotate through the equipment taking readings and verifying the theoretical concepts match up to real equipment operation.   On Wednesday the students begin troubleshooting faults in the NIS. Using the six step troubleshooting process, wiring diagrams, and schematics, students are expected to troubleshoot to the card, switch, wire, or drawer mounted component as appropriate for the installed fault. Throughout the remainder of the week, faults of increasing complexity are used to hone the technicians NIS troubleshooting skills and reinforce the knowledge gained during the online phase of the course. Extensive use of schematics and discussion of integrated plant concepts related to maintenance and troubleshooting of the NIS are used to provide a “real plant” learning environment. Some of the more difficult maintenance items such as Power Range Rate Circuit alignment are also practiced.
NIC340 - Incore Instrumentation System
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Emphasis in this course is placed on those components that, if improperly maintained, can lead to unacceptable radiation doses and less than fully operational drive systems.  These include the drive motor assemblies, the path transfer devices, and the seal table.  Also available for the students’ hands-on training are the control panels normally located in the control room.  The course begins by explaining the purpose and operation of the movable incore detectors and the core exit thermocouples.  (At most plants, the reactor engineering staff operate this equipment and theI&C personnel repair the system.).   Signal tracing exercises take the students through the various modes of operation and explain where problems can occur.  Mechanical maintenance of drive motor components such as the clutch and the position encoders is performed, and replacement procedures for components such as the detector and seals are discussed.   The student who successfully completes this course should have a thorough understanding of the Incore Instrumentation System.  
NIC350 - Solid State Protection System (SSPS)
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The Solid State Protection System Initial Training Course will prepare the successful student to maintain the Solid State Protection System in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manual using all appropriate Human Performance tools.  This course is intended for I&C technicians and system engineers.  No previous experience with the Solid State Protection System is necessary, although some background in electronics may be helpful.  Consistent with the Nuclearning® Educational Model, the Solid State Protection System Initial Training Course incorporates numerous student-centered learning activities to help the student learn and remember the concepts being studied. This approach puts the student at the center of the learning process making him an active participant in all learning activities. Specifically, the course incorporates instructor facilitated discussions, classroom exercises, equipment demonstrations, group work exercises, signal tracing, and hands-on troubleshooting.  Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures. It is very difficult, in operating plants, to find opportunities to train on actual plant equipment. The Solid State Protection System Initial Training Course addresses this problem by using hands-on training equipment that is very similar to that found in the actual plant. This equipment provides the student with an invaluable opportunity to work on energized equipment in a safe, learning-friendly environment. In this environment, students can see the effect of switch manipulations, practice procedures, and troubleshoot problems while utilizing all of their human performance skills. The net result is the creation of a learning environment that is as similar to the plant as possible. The Solid State Protection System Initial Training Course is ten (10) days (80 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer. The following is a high level, typical daily outline of the Solid State Protection System Initial Training Course.  This daily schedule may vary due to student backgrounds and class pace.
NIC351 - Solid State Protection System (SSPS) Refresher
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Prerequisites  The students are recommended to have had the Initial Solid State Protection System (SSPS) class within 48 months prior to continuing training, or the students have continued involvement with the SSPS.  The Westinghouse continuing class concentrates on actual hands-on troubleshooting as quickly as possible using plant references and schematics.      To enable this aggressive pace, the classroom phase is limited to review of signals that comprise the protection, multiplexing and testing with the goal of normal and abnormal signal recognition.  This correct recognition of normal and abnormal signals allows the student to quickly develop corrective solutions.  The Six-Step Troubleshooting process is stressed along with recent industry practices.  Summary  The course consists of classroom lecture (review), discussions, equipment demonstrations, test point (TP) checks, and "hands-on" troubleshooting techniques.  Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures.  Additionally the students use plant specific schematics and procedures for SSPS troubleshooting.  
NIC352 - ONLINE Solid State Protection System (SSPS)
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The Westinghouse Online Solid State Protection System Course incorporates a progressive, student-centered, interactive learning approach designed to increase the effectiveness of the learning experience compared with that of traditional classroom lecture oriented training. By blending a variety of instructional methods and delivery options, Westinghouse is able to more actively engage the students in the learning process and more effectively facilitate a positive change in performance. In this program, students become active participants in their learning process. They are the center of the action, not passive observers. This process will allow the successful student to understand how the Solid State Protection System operates under normal and abnormal conditions. The student will also learn how to use schematic drawings to trace signals and locate test points. Most importantly students will learn how to test and troubleshoot the system. Upon course completion, students will be prepared to support troubleshooting activities on site and to participate in future face-to-face training sessions.    After the completion of the ten-week Online Solid State Protection System (SSPS) Course, Westinghouse will conduct a 5-day face-to-face SSPS Troubleshooting course. The face-to-face segments will be conducted in the Westinghouse SSPS Mobile Instrumentation Training Unit (MITU).  The MITU contains one train of a fully operational SSPS system.  Using the foundational concepts learned during the online course and during previous SSPS courses, a qualified Westinghouse SSPS instructor will guide the students through a series of hands-on learning opportunities and troubleshooting exercises.  During the face-to-face segment, students will work with SSPS schematics and SSPS hardware to find test points, measure voltages, and trace signals through the system.  Students will also learn systematic techniques for troubleshooting the SSPS system.    The face-to-face segment can be attended by both initial and retraining students.  In this environment, more experienced students will be asked to share their knowledge with less experienced students.  Conversely, more advanced problems will be incorporated to challenge the experienced students.
NIC353 - Solid State Protection System (SSPS) Troubleshooting
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After the completion of the ten-week Online Solid State Protection System (SSPS) Course, Westinghouse will conduct a 5-day face-to-face SSPS Troubleshooting course.    The face-to-face segments will be conducted in the Westinghouse SSPS Mobile Instrumentation Training Unit (MITU).  The MITU contains one train of a fully operational SSPS system.  Using the foundational concepts learned during the online course and during previous SSPS courses, a qualified Westinghouse SSPS instructor will guide the students through a series of hands-on learning opportunities and troubleshooting exercises.  During the face-to-face segment, students will work with SSPS schematics and SSPS hardware to find test points, measure voltages, and trace signals through the system.  Students will also learn systematic techniques for troubleshooting the SSPS system.    The face-to-face segment can be attended by both initial and retraining students.  In this environment, more experienced students will be asked to share their knowledge with less experienced students.  Conversely, more advanced problems will be incorporated to challenge the experienced students.
NIC355 - Rod Control System (RCS)
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The Rod Control System Initial Training Course will prepare the successful student to maintain the Rod Control System in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manual using all appropriate Human Performance tools.  This course is intended for I&C technicians and system engineers.  No previous experience with the Rod Control System is necessary, although some background in electronics may be helpful.  Consistent with the Nuclearning® Educational Model, the Rod Control System Initial Training Course incorporates numerous student-centered learning activities to help the student learn and remember the concepts being studied. This approach puts the student at the center of the learning process making him an active participant in all learning activities. Specifically, the course incorporates instructor facilitated discussions, videos, classroom exercises, equipment demonstrations, group work exercises, signal tracing, and hands-on troubleshooting.  Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures. Rod Control troubleshooting flow charts are used to assist students with the troubleshooting exercises. It is very difficult, in operating plants, to find opportunities to train on actual plant equipment. The Rod Control System Initial Training Course addresses this problem by using hands-on training equipment that is very similar to that found in the actual plant. This equipment provides the student with an invaluable opportunity to work on energized equipment in a safe, learning-friendly environment. In this environment, students can see the effect of switch manipulations, practice procedures, and troubleshoot problems while utilizing all of their human performance skills. The net result is the creation of a learning environment that is as similar to the plant as possible. The Rod Control System Initial Training Course is ten (10) days (80 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer.
NIC356 - Rod Control System (RCS) Refresher
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The Westinghouse continuing class concentrates on actual troubleshooting as quickly as possible. To enable this aggressive pace the classroom phase is limited to review of signals that select and move the rods with the goal of normal and abnormal signal recognition.  This correct recognition of normal and abnormal signals allows the student to quickly develop corrective solutions.     The course consists of classroom discussions, equipment demonstrations, signal tracing, and "hands-on" troubleshooting techniques.  Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures.  Additionally the students use troubleshooting flow charts during troubleshooting exercises
NIC357 - ONLINE - Rod Control System (RCS)
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The Westinghouse Online Rod Control System Course incorporates a progressive, student-centered, interactive learning approach designed to increase the effectiveness of the learning experience compared with that of traditional classroom lecture oriented training. By blending a variety of instructional methods and delivery options, Westinghouse is able to more actively engage the students in the learning process and more effectively facilitate a positive change in performance. In this program, students become active participants in their learning process. They are at the center of the action, not passive observers. This program will allow the successful student to understand how the Rod Control System should operate under normal conditions. The student will also learn how to use schematic drawings to trace signals and find test points, and use the Troubleshooting Flow Charts to diagnose problems. Upon course completion, students will be prepared to assist in troubleshooting activities on site or future face-to-face training sessions.
NIC358 - Rod Control System (RCS)Troubleshooting
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After the completion of the 10 week online Rod Control System (RCS) Course, Westinghouse will conduct a 5-day face-to-face troubleshooting course.  The face-to-face segment will be conducted in the Westinghouse RCS Mobile Instrumentation Training Unit (MITU).     
NIC360 - Digital Rod Position Indication System (DRPI)
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The Digital Rod Position Indication System Training Course will prepare the successful student to maintain the Digital Rod Position Indication System in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manual using all appropriate Human Performance tools.  This course is intended for I&C technicians and system engineers.  No previous experience with the Digital Rod Position Indication System is necessary, although some background in electronics may be helpful.  Consistent with the Nuclearning® Educational Model, the Digital Rod Position Indication System Training Course incorporates numerous student-centered learning activities to help the student learn and remember the concepts being studied. This approach puts the student at the center of the learning process making him an active participant in all learning activities. Specifically, the course incorporates instructor facilitated discussions, classroom exercises, equipment demonstrations, group work exercises, signal tracing, and hands-on troubleshooting.  Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures. It is very difficult, in operating plants, to find opportunities to train on actual plant equipment. The Digital Rod Position Indication System Training Course addresses this problem by using hands-on training equipment that is very similar to that found in the actual plant. This equipment provides the student with an invaluable opportunity to work on energized equipment in a safe, learning-friendly environment. In this environment, students can see the effect of switch manipulations, practice procedures, and troubleshoot problems while utilizing all of their human performance skills. The net result is the creation of a learning environment that is as similar to the plant as possible. The Digital Rod Position Indication System Training Course is five (5) days (40 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer.  
NIC370 - ATWS Mitigation System Acuation Circuitry System (AMSAC)
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The AMSAC System Training Course will prepare the successful student to maintain the AMSAC System in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manual using all appropriate Human Performance tools. This course is intended for I&C technicians and system engineers.  No previous experience with the AMSAC System is necessary, although some background in electronics may be helpful.  Consistent with the Nuclearning® Educational Model, the AMSAC System Training Course incorporates numerous student-centered learning activities to help the student learn and remember the concepts being studied. This approach puts the student at the center of the learning process making him an active participant in all learning activities. Specifically, the course incorporates instructor facilitated discussions, equipment demonstrations, group work exercises, signal tracing, and hands-on troubleshooting. Many actual plant problems are used to provide experience in troubleshooting common system failures. It is very difficult, in operating plants, to find opportunities to train on actual plant equipment. The AMSAC System Training Course addresses this problem by using hands-on training equipment that is very similar to that found in the actual plant. This equipment provides the student with an invaluable opportunity to work on energized equipment in a safe, learning-friendly environment. In this environment, students can see the effect of switch manipulations, practice procedures, and troubleshoot problems while utilizing all of their human performance skills. The net result is the creation of a learning environment that is as similar to the plant as possible.  The AMSAC System Training Course is five (5) days (40 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer.
NIC380 - 7300 Process Instrumentation Scaling
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This course provides instruction for the I&C technician to convert plant parameters and process control setpoints into current or voltage data required for the various components in process loops.  The course presents methods to calculate different loop component setpoints in order to obtain the desired operations from a process loop.  The course reviews the equations and mathematics associated with calculations for various components such as bistables, square root extractors, function generators, and multiplier/dividers.  The concepts associated with obtaining and measuring lead and lag time constants are also studied. The data used for problems and calculations originates from the Precautions, Limitations and Setpoints document and emphasizes plant systems such as the overtemperature DT and rod control circuits.  
OPC100 - Ovation Overview Training
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The Westinghouse OvationTM Overview Training Course will prepare the successful student to perform basic design reviews, software in-loop tests, and factory acceptance tests of the OvationTM system using all appropriate Human Performance tools. This course is intended for system engineers, maintenance technicians, and operators who will be participating in the design reviews and pre-installation testing of an OvationTM system. No previous experience with the OvationTM System is necessary, although some background in computer technology and control systems may be helpful. The training program is offered using a combination of student-centered classroom presentations and hands-on learning, using a Westinghouse-supplied OvationTM training system. This course is taught at the utility site on the Westinghouse training system with a generic OvationTMconfiguration. The Westinghouse OvationTM Overview Training Course is two (2) days (16 hours) in length. Since interactivity is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to sixteen (16). Although Westinghouse does not grant an OvationTM qualification to utility personnel for this training, many utilities, at their discretion, use successful completion of this course to grant a qualification. 
OPC101 - Ovation Engineering Training
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The Westinghouse OvationTM Engineering Training Course can be taught on several different versions of the OvationTM platform.  This course will prepare the successful student to update and maintain the OvationTM System software and hardware in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manuals using all appropriate Human Performance tools. This course is intended for system engineers. No previous experience with the OvationTMSystem is necessary, although some background in computer technology and control systems may be helpful. This course is intended for engineers that have no previous experience with the OvationTM control system, and is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to perform routine tasks with the OvationTM-based control system software and hardware. Upon completion of this course students will have the skills necessary to maintain and perform basic modifications to OvationTM control and graphics software and the OvationTM hardware. The training program is offered using a combination of student-centered classroom presentations and hands-on learning, using a Westinghouse-supplied OvationTM training system. This course is taught at the utility site on the Westinghouse training system with a generic OvationTM configuration. The site specific application will be loaded on the training system if it is available at the time training is scheduled. The Westinghouse OvationTM Engineering Training Course is ten (10) days (80 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10). Although Westinghouse does not grant an OvationTM qualification to utility personnel for this training, many utilities, at their discretion, use successful completion of this course to grant a qualification. This training can be conducted on several versions of Ovation.  Please contact us for details.
OPC102 - Ovation Maintenance Training
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The Westinghouse OvationTM Engineering Training Course can be taught on several different versions of the OvationTM platform. This course will prepare the successful student to utilize the OvationTM system operating software, fault diagnostic software, and test equipment to troubleshoot, repair, andmaintain the installed OvationTM control system in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manuals using all appropriate Human Performance tools. This course is intended for I&C technicians.  No previous experience with the OvationTM System is necessary, although some background in computer technology and control systems may be helpful. This course is intended for maintenance technicians that have no previous experience with the OvationTM control system, and is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to understand operation and troubleshooting methods of the OvationTM application. The training program is offered using a combination of student-centered classroom presentations and hands-on learning, using a Westinghouse-supplied OvationTM training system. This course is taught at the utility site using the site specific application loaded on the Westinghouse training system. In order to load the site specific control software, the SWIL (Software in Loop) testing software must be released to the customer prior to conducting this training. The Westinghouse OvationTM Maintenance Training Course is ten (10) days (80 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer. Although Westinghouse does not grant an OvationTM qualification to utility personnel for this training, many utilities, at their discretion, use successful completion of this course to grant a qualification. This training can be conducted on several versions of Ovation.  Please contact us for details.
OPC103 - Ovation Operations Training
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The Westinghouse OvationTM Engineering Training Course can be taught on several different versions of the OvationTM platform. This course will prepare the successful student to teach the OvationTM system software in order to operate plant systems, using the OvationTM control system, in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manuals using all appropriate Human Performance tools.  This course is designed as a train-the-trainer course and is intended for Operations Instructors. No previous experience with the OvationTMSystem is necessary, although knowledge of the plant systems being controlled may be helpful. This course is intended for operations instructor personnel that have no previous experience with the OvationTM control system, and is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to understand operation and tools available in the OvationTM applications. The training program is offered using a combination of student-centered classroom presentations and hands-on learning, using a Westinghouse-supplied OvationTM training system. This course is taught at the utility site using the site specific application loaded on the Westinghouse training system. In order to load the site specific control software, the SWIL testing software must be released to the customer prior to conducting this training. The Westinghouse OvationTM Operations Training Course is four (4) days (32 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer. Although Westinghouse does not grant an OvationTM qualification to utility personnel for this training, many utilities, at their discretion, use successful completion of this course to grant a qualification. This training can be conducted on several versions of Ovation.  Please contact us for details.
OPC200 - Ovation System Administration Training
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The Westinghouse OvationTM System Administration Training Course will prepare the successful student to update, maintain, troubleshoot, and perform administrative tasks on the OvationTM System software and hardware in accordance with plant procedures and vendor technical manuals using all appropriate Human Performance tools. This course is intended for system engineers and senior I&C technicians. All students attending must have completed the Westinghouse OvationTM Engineering Training Course, the OvationTM Maintenance Training Course, or equivalent training. This course is intended for engineers and senior I&C technicians that have completed the Westinghouse OvationTM Engineering Training Course, the OvationTM Maintenance Training Course, or equivalent training, and is designed to provide students with the knowledge and experience necessary to perform routine administrative tasks, network maintenance and troubleshooting, backup, restoration, and OvationTM installation. Upon completion of this course students will have the skills necessary to perform the following: 1) troubleshoot basic software issues  2) perform routine administrative tasks including maintaining user logins  3) perform basic system configuration changes  4) complete backup and restoration of the system software 5) install the OvationTM software 6) troubleshoot network communication issues The training program is offered using a combination of student-centered classroom presentations and hands-on learning, using a Westinghouse-supplied OvationTM training system.  This course is taught at the utility site on the Westinghouse training system with a generic OvationTM configuration. Some site specific example applications will be loaded on the training system to help the student bridge the gap from training to plant application. The Westinghouse OvationTM System Administration Training Course is five (5) days (40 hours) in length. Since hands-on learning is an integral part of the course, the maximum number of students should be held to ten (10) or fewer. Although Westinghouse does not grant an OvationTM qualification to utility personnel for this training, many utilities, at their discretion, use successful completion of this course to grant a qualification. This training can be conducted on several versions of Ovation.  Please contact us for details.

 


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