Automated Power System Protection Testing – Virtual Class


August 23 - 25, 2021


Automated Power System Protection Testing – Virtual Class


Please join us for a LIVE interactive 3-day virtual testing class with virtual hands-on! This course will include all the instructional topics from our in-person “Protection Testing” class wrapped into 18-hours of online training. Alongside protection theory, the instructor will show you how to use CMC with Test Universe software to create automated test plans to perform various tests. We will respond to written questions throughout the presentation and verbally address your questions with the instructor at the end of each session.



Day 1

Date : August 23, 2021


Session 1 
Time : 09:00 am - 12: 00 pm, AEST (3 hours), UTC+10:00

  • Introduction, Format
  • CMC Hardware Overview
  • Test Universe Start Page
  • Basics of Overcurrent Protection relay Testing (Pick up/Drop off Test, Trip Times & Characteristics Test)


Session 2
Time : 01:00 pm - 04: 00 pm, AEST (3 hours), UTC+10:00

  • OMICRON Control Centre (OCC): Creating a New Test Plan
  • How to do wiring check & manual commissioning test using the QuickCMC module
  • How to do pick up & Drop off test using the Ramping module
  • How to record trip times using State Sequencer module
  • How to test Overcurrent Characteristics using the Overcurrent module

Day 2

Date : August 24, 2021


Session 3
Time : 09:00 am - 12: 00 pm, AEST (3 hours), UTC+10:00

  • How to test Directional Overcurrent using Overcurrent module
  • How to test pick up of High stage element without deactivating Low stage element using Pulse Ramping module
  • How to use the State Sequencer module for testing complex sequences


Session 4
Time : 01:00 pm - 04: 00 pm, AEST (3 hours), UTC+10:00

  • Differential Protection Overview
  • How to use the Advanced Differential module to test Transformer Differential Protection Relay

Day 3

Date : August 25, 2021


Session 5
Time : 09:00 am - 12: 00 pm, AEST (3 hours), UTC+10:00

  • Distance Protection Overview
  • How to test Distance Characteristics using the Advanced Distance module


Session 6
Time : 01:00 pm - 04: 00 pm, AEST (3 hours), UTC+10:00

  • Learning how to automate your test plans with Link to XRIO
  • How to Use the Protection Testing Library
  • General Tips for Making the Most Efficient Test Plans
  • Q&A Session with the Instructor & Panelists

Why Attend?

  • 18 hours of live interactive instruction & virtual hands-on
  • Using the OMICRON Test Universe from scratch to test different Protection schemes
  • In virtual hands-on section, you will be remotely able to control a CMC to test overcurrent, Differential & Distance protection relays
  • Learn how to create automated test plans and customized test reports
  • Workbook provided to do your own hands-on practice
  • Ability to ask questions of the instructors and panel engineers
  • Full class instruction without the need for travel


Date: August 23 - 25, 2021
Duration: 9:00 a.m. AEST (18 hours), UTC+10:00
Fee per person: AUD 1200 (tax excluded)

Mode of delivery
This session will be delivered online by Cisco Webex Training Software. Upon successful registration, you will receive the meeting information by email and will be able to join this online session with your desktop computer, tablet or mobile phone.

Please feel free to email for enquiries.