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GE Power 2017 COURSE CATALOG

POWER SERVICES

Customer Training
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Knowledge is power.
GE offers comprehensive, flexible training solutions to meet your total power plant needs.

Power Services Customer Training More courses then ever before. We beyond the boundaries of traditional Invest in the future of your plant
from GE now have over 200 customer training technical employee coursework. In and your people
courses covering a spectrum of power addition to guidance and instruction
To operate a plant in todays intensely In addition to building knowledge and
plant equipment: for new equipment, we provide
competitive power industry, you need expertise, world-class training from GE can
Total Plant Solutions comprehensive courses that apply to all
special competencies. Plant personnel enhance employee satisfaction and loyalty.
Digital Solutions (Controls and installed base equipment, covering all life
who have hands-on experience with the We strive to help our students build
Softwares) cycle phases.
latest tools and technologies are vital lifelong skills that will help them succeed
to maintaining your plants availability, Aeroderivavtive Gas Turbines Its not just for operators. In addition throughout their careers. Training with
reliability, and flexibility. Heavy Duty Gas Turbines to plant operators, the breadth of GEan acknowledged leader in industry
Steam Turbines our training can benefit a wide range technology and trainingis a prestigious
GEs Power Services Customer Training Boilers of personnel such as leadership, addition to any technicians rsum.
courses are constructed to develop your Heat Recovery Steam Generators supervisors, specialists in mechanical
teams expertise with current content, Generators and electrical maintenance, and More knowledge for a more
delivered through a variety of flexible instrumentation and controls. We powerful plant
methods to suit your needs: We can help you select courses that can even align our courses with your
will align with your plant configuration, At GE, our goal is to be your valued
plant events, such as new equipment partner in technology, maintenance,
Site-specific courses, tailored student audience, and equipment. installations, upgrades and outages. Tell and training. We focus on harnessing
specifically to your site, which can us about the challenges you face, and we
Continuous training to keep pace the power of knowledge to enhance the
be held either at your site (some can develop a training package to meet
with technology and growth. long-term success of your plant and your
restrictions apply) or one of our Power your specific needs.
Training is not a one-time event. Ideally, personnel. Whether youre considering
Services Learning Centers
its a continuous path of learning a comprehensive training program or a
Open enrollment courses, generic Hands-on training for
that helps plant personnel gain the selection of refresher courses, invest in
in content, which are conducted at real-world expertise
knowledge needed to run an efficient, your plants future by choosing world-class
one of our Power Services Learning
successful plant. Thats why GE offers Built on a rich OEM heritage and training from GE.
Centers
Online courses, which are a variety of training structures... continuous investments in R&D, our
including refresher courses, advanced- training optimizes knowledge transfer Contact your GE Power Services
self-paced learning
level courses, and flexible multi-year with plenty of opportunities for hands-on representative for more information.
Global training solutions. GE is proud agreements...to help you address learning. Our innovative approach allows
to be a truly global company with changes in personnel and changes in your personnel to practice and learn
operations and facilities all over the equipment technology. under real-world conditions as they gain a
world. We offer unparalleled resources deeper understanding of your equipment
and OEM expertise, coupled with deep Total plant solutions and your plant.
global experience. Our team of 80-plus
Weve been working to enhance the value
dedicated instructors deliver as many as
of our training by extending our offer
1800 customer courses every year. 2
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SITE SPECIFIC OPEN ENROLLMENT ONLINE


AT CUSTOMER SITE* AT POWER SERVICES SELF-PACED LEARNING
OR POWER SERVICES LEARNING CENTER LEARNING CENTER

TOTAL PLANT SOLUTIONS TOTAL PLANT SOLUTIONS TOTAL PLANT SOLUTIONS

04 13 20

DIGITAL SOLUTIONS DIGITAL SOLUTIONS AERODERIVATIVE


(CONTROLS AND SOFTWARE) (CONTROLS AND SOFTWARE) GAS TURBINES
05-06 14 21

AERODERIVATIVE AERODERIVATIVE
HEAVY DUTY GAS TURBINES
GAS TURBINES GAS TURBINES
07 15 22

HEAVY DUTY GAS TURBINES HEAVY DUTY GAS TURBINES STEAM TURBINES
08 16 23

STEAM TURBINES STEAM TURBINES GENERATORS


09 17 24

BOILERS BOILERS
10 18

HEAT RECOVERY STEAM HEAT RECOVERY STEAM


GENERATORS GENERATORS
11 19

GENERATORS
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*Some exceptions apply when use of labs or simulators are required. 3


SITE SPECIFIC (PAGES 04-12)
Total Plant Solutions (Page 04)

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COMBINED CYCLE BALANCE OF PLANT


Power Plant Fundamentals 25 Balance of Plant Operations* 29
Combined Cycle Fundamentals 25
Combined Cycle Operations GT13E2 25
Combined Cycle Operations* 25
Introduction Combined Cycle Power Plant GT13E2 26
Lube Oil Systems Functions & Inspection 26
Pipe Fitting Handling 26
Practical Bearing Inspection 26
Practical Levelling Work 27
Practical Shaft Alignment 27
Practical Turbine Maintenance (Hands-On Steam Rotating Equipment Training) 27
Simulator Based Combined Cycle Power Plant Process Training Overall
Combined Cycle Power Plant 27
Vibration and Balancing 28
Thermal & Combined Cycle Electrical Power Stations Operation 28
Centrifugal Pumps General Description 28

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Digital Solutions (Controls and Software) (Pages 05-06)

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AERODERIVATIVE GAS TURBINES


Mark VIe Control Systems (Aero) Operation, Maintenance & Troubleshooting* 30 Instrumentation On/Off and Analogue Sensors 35
Millennium Control Systems Operation, Maintenance & Troubleshooting 30 Mark V Control (with HMI) Maintenance (Operator Interface on 1st Day) 35
Woodward Control Systems Operation, Maintenance & Troubleshooting 30 Mark V Control (with HMI) Operator Interface 36
RX3i Control Systems Operation, Maintenance & Troubleshooting* 30 Mark V Control Maintenance Advanced 36
Mark V Control Troubleshooting Advanced 36
HEAVY DUTY GAS TURBINES Mark VI Control Maintenance 36
AC800M with IIT800xA 31 Mark VI Control Maintenance (Operator Interface on 1st Day) 37
ADVANT with IIT800xA 31 Mark VI Control Operator Interface 37
ADVANT with OS520 31 Mark VI Control Troubleshooting Advanced 37
DLN 1.0 Standard Combustor 32
Mark VI Control with Integrated Turbine & Compressor
DLN 1.0+ Standard Combustor 32 Controls Operator Interface 38
DLN 2.0 Standard Combustor 32 Mark VI Control with Integrated Turbine & Compressor Controls Maintenance 38
DLN 2.6 Standard Combustor 32 Mark VI to Mark VIe Control Platform Upgrade 5 Day Maintenance 38
DLN 2.6+ Standard Combustor 32 Mark VIe Control Engineering Nuclear 38
DLN 2.6+ Flex Combustor 32 Mark VIe Control Familiarization Nuclear 39
ALSPA HMI Configuration 33 Mark VIe Control Maintenance 10 Days* 39
CONTROCAD with MFC3000 33 Mark VIe Control Maintenance 5 Days 39
CONTROGAS Automation 33 Mark VIe Control Maintenance 5 Days (Operator Interface on 1st Day) 39
MFC3000 Hardware 34 Mark VIe Control Maintenance Nuclear 40
ALSPA HMI Operation 34 Mark VIe Control Migration from Mark V Control Operator Interface 40
CONTROGAS Basics 34 Mark VIe Control Operator Interface 40
Instrumentation Actuators & Regulation 35 Mark VIe Control Pre-Fat Nuclear 40
Instrumentation Basic Principals 35 Mark VIe Control Troubleshooting Advanced 41

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HEAVY DUTY GAS TURBINES (CONT.) GENERATORS


Mark VIe Control with Integrated Turbine & Compressor Controls Maintenance 41 EX2000 Excitation Maintenance 47
Mark VIe Control with Integrated Turbine & Compressor Controls EX2000 Generator Operations 47
Operator Interface 41
EX2100 Excitation Maintenance 47
Mark VIe Distributed Control System Maintenance 5 Days 41
EX2100 Generator Operations 47
Mark VIe Distributed Control System Maintenance 10 Days* 42
EX2100e Excitation Maintenance 47
Mark VIe Distributed Control System Operations* 42
EX2100e Excitation Operations and Maintenance 48
Mark VIe Control Train-the-Trainer Operator Interface Nuclear 42
EX2100e Generator Operations 48
OpFlex Enhanced Transient Stability Operational Overview 43
Excitation Analogue Voltage Regulation for Generators 48
OpFlex Enhanced Transient Stability with AutoTune DX and Cold Day
Excitation Digital Voltage Regulation for Generators Description and
Performance Operational Overview 43
communication with a PC for maintenance 48
OpFlex Enhanced Transient Stability with AutoTune DX Operational Overview 43 Generator H2Cooling Systems Operation & Maintenance 49
OpFlex Enhanced Transient Stability with AutoTune LT Operational Overview 43 Generator in Hydrogen and Auxiliary Systems Description
OpFlex Enhanced Transient Stability with AutoTune MX and Variable Load Path Running & Incidents 49
Operational Overview 44 Generator Operations and Excitation* 49
ActivePoint HMI basic Operator Training 44 Combisystem Excitation & Static Starting Device* 49
Proficy CIMPLICITY for Turbine Control Advanced 44
Electrical Operation and Maintenance GT13E2 50
Generator & Transformer Protection MiCOM 50
STEAM TURBINES
Protection System REG216 Maintenance 51
CONTROSTEAM Automation 45
Innovation Series LCI for Turbine Static Start Applications 51
CONTROSTEAM Basics 45
LS2100 LCI for Turbine Static Start 51
Simulator Based Combined Cycle Power Plant Process Training ST Related 45
LS2100e LCI for Turbine Static Start 51
Steam Turbine Operation Training on Simulator 46

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SITE SPECIFIC (PAGES 04-12)
Aeroderivative Gas Turbines (Page 07)

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LM2500 Aero Package Operations/Familiarization* 52 LM6000 SAC/DLE Engine Familiarization 55


LM2500+ Aero Package Operations/Familiarization* 52 LM6000 PA/PC Level 1 Maintenance 56
LM2500 Package Maintenance* 52 LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 Cold Maintenance 56
LM2500+ Package Maintenance* 53 LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 Hot Maintenance 56
LM2500 SAC/DLE Engine Familiarization 53 LM6000 PA/PC Borescope Inspection 56
LM2500 SAC/DLE Level 1 Maintenance 53 LMS100 Aero Package Operations/Familiarization* 57
LM2500 Level 2 Cold Maintenance 53 LMS100 Package Maintenance* 57
LM2500 and LM2500+ DLE Level 2 Hot Maintenance 53 LMS100 SAC Engine Familiarization 57
LM2500 and LM2500+ SAC Level 2 Hot Maintenance 54 LMS100 Level 1 Maintenance 58
LM2500+ Borescope Inspection 54 LMS100 Level 2 Cold Maintenance 58
LM2500+ SAC/DLE Engine Familiarization 54 LMS100 Level 2 Hot Maintenance 58
LM2500+ SAC/DLE Level 1 Maintenance 54 TM2500 Aero Package Operations/Familiarization* 59
LM2500+ SAC/DLE Level 2 Cold Maintenance 54 TM2500+ Aero Package Operations/Familiarization* 59
LM2500 Borescope Inspection 54 TM2500 Aero Package Maintenance* 59
LM6000 Aero Package Operations/Familiarization* 55 TM2500+ Aero Package Maintenance* 59
LM6000 Package Maintenance * 55 TM2500+ Package Installation & Commissioning 59

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SITE SPECIFIC (PAGES 04-12)
Heavy Duty Gas Turbines (Page 08)

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Gas Turbine Introduction for Power Plant Management 60 GT13E2 Inspection 62


Gas Turbine Operations* 60 GT13E2 Mechanical Systems & Components 63
Gas Turbine Operations E-Class Turbines Advanced 60 GT26 Gas Turbine Systems 63
Gas Turbine Operations F-Class Turbines Advanced 61 GT26 Inspection (with Retractable EV Burner) 63
Gas Turbine Operation Simulator Supported 61 GT26 Mechanical Systems & Components (with Retractable EV Burner) 64
Gas Turbine Operation Training on Simulator 61 GT Routine Maintenance GT24 / GT26 64
Gas Turbine Maintenance 62 Shaft Alignment of Turbogenerator Sets 65
Gas Turbine Systems Maintenance* 62 Gas Turbine Mechanical Maintenance 65
GT13E2 Gas Turbine Systems 62

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Steam Turbines (Page 09)

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Handling Parts of Steam Turbines 66 Steam Turbines General Description Main differences between
turbines of the nuclear fleet Maintenance principles 69
Industrial Steam Turbines General Overview for Risk Assessment 66
Steam Turbines Maintenance (CEM, Rateau Design) 69
Industrial Steam Turbines Maintenance Practical Exercise 66
Steam Turbines Maintenance Principles 70
Steam Turbine Conversion/Modification/
Upgrade Operations & Maintenance 67 Steam Turbines Overall Description 70
Steam Turbine Conversion/Modification/ Steam Turbines Blading Basic Information 70
Upgrade Operations with Controls Upgrade 67
Thermal Power Stations Water and Steam Cycle 70
Steam Turbine Maintenance* 67
Thermal Process Basic Principle and the Thermal Process Simulator 70
Steam Turbine Operation Single Shaft Plant 68
Thermodynamics Applied to Steam Turbines Steam Product Line 71
Steam Turbine Operations* 68
TM2 Industrial Steam Turbines Overall Description 71
Steam Turbine Operations Advanced 68
Steam Turbine Mechanical Maintenance 71
Steam Turbines Diaphragm Alignments in a
Turbine Casing Basic and Principles 69

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Boilers (Page 10)

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Boiler Operation (Tangentially Fired)* 72 Gas Conversion Inspection & Maintenance and Gas Conversion Operation 74
Boiler Maintenance (Tangentially Fired)* 72 High Performance Pulverizer Operations, Maintenance & Performance 74
Boiler Configuration and Testing Fundamentals 72 Limelight Exacta Flame Scanners 74
Low Nox Operation and Maintenance 72 Power Plant Steam Generator Combustion 75
Boiler Operation 72 Power Plant Steam Generator Configuration & Operation 75
Boiler Maintenance 73 RSFC Operations and Maintenance 75
Combustion Tuning for Emissions (CO, NOx) 73 RB Pulverizer Operations, Maintenance & Performance 75
Boiler Inspection Seminar Series Session 1 Boiler Inspection Fundamentals 73 RP Pulverizer Operations, Maintenance & Performance 75
Boiler Inspection Seminar Series Session 2 Boiler Component Failure Causes RS Pulverizer Operations, Maintenance & Performance 76
& Corrective Repair 73
RPS Pulverizer Operations, Maintenance & Performance 76
Boiler Inspection Seminar Series Session 3 Pressure Part Failure
Elements of a High Energy Piping (HEP) System 76
Analysis & Prevention 73
Boiler Inspection Seminar Series Session 4 Advanced pressure Part
Condition & Remaining Life Assessment 74
Coal Pulverizer Maintenance & Performance Seminar 74

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Heat Recovery Steam Generators (Page 11)

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Elements of a High Energy Piping (HEP) System 77


Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) Operation and Inspection 77

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Generators (Page 12)

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Air and Hydrogen Cooled Generators Basic and Operating Principles 78 Hydrogen Cooled Generator & Auxiliary Systems Operating Principles,
Running and Incidents on Simulator 82
Air Cooled Generators Basic and Operating Principles 78
Hydrogen Cooled Generator with Stator Water and Auxiliary Systems
Air Cooled Generators for Gas Turbine Basics, operating principles,
Basics, operating principles, running and maintenance 82
running and maintenance 78
Hydrogen Cooled Generators and Auxiliary Systems Description,
Air Cooled Genrators for Steam Turbine Basics, operating principles,
monitoring and incidents on a simulator 82
running and maintenance 79
Water and H2 cooled Generator, Operation & Mechanical Maintenance 83
Electrical Engineering Generator Electrical Protections 79
Generator Systems & Components 83
Electrical Engineering Introduction to Commissioning and Measurement 80
Generator WX/WY Inspection 83
Electrical Operation & Maintenance Overview Air Cooled Generator
& Auxiliaries 80 H2 Cooled Generator Auxiliaries Maintenance 84
H2-Cooled Generator, Mechanical Maintenance 80 Generator Retaining Ring Removal 84

H2-Cooled Generator, Operation 81

Hydrogen Cooled Generator & Auxiliary Systems Basics, Operating Principles,


Running and Incidents 81

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Total Plant Solutions (Page 13)

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Improved Combined Cycle Power Plant Reliability After Longer Standstill Periods 85
Improved Performance by Optimized Combined Cycle Power Plant Operation 85
Preservation Methods for Combined Cycle Power Plants 85
Combined Cycle Fundamentals 85
Combined Cycle Operations 85

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OPEN ENROLLMENT (PAGES 13-19)
Digital Solutions (Controls and Software) (Page 14)

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Advant AC800M with IIT800xA 86 Mark V Control Maintenance Advanced 90


ADVANT with IIT800xA 86 Mark V Control Systems (with HMI) 90
ALSPA S6 Systems, Tools & Components 86 Mark V Control Troubleshooting Advanced 90
Protection System MiCOM Maintenance 87 Mark VI Control Maintenance Advanced 91
ANDRITZ HYDRO THYNE1 87 Mark VI Control Systems 91
ANDRITZ HYDRO THYNE4 87 Mark VI Control Troubleshooting Advanced 91
EX2000 Generator Excitation Maintenance 88 Mark VIe Control Maintenance Advanced 92
EX2000 Generator Excitation Maintenance - Advanced 88 Mark VIe Control Migration from Mark V Control - Introduction 92
EX2100 Generator Excitation Maintenance 88 Mark VIe Control Systems - Intermediate 92
EX2100 Generator Excitation Maintenance - Advanced 88 Mark VIe Control Systems - Introduction 93
EX2100e Generator Excitation Maintenance 89 Mark VIe Control Systems Introduction & Intermediate 93
EX2100e Generator Excitation Maintenance - Advanced 89 Mark VIe Control Troubleshooting - Advanced 93
Innovation Series LCI for Turbine Static Start Applications 89 Proficy CIMPLICITY for Turbine Controls Advanced 93
LS2100 LCI for Turbine Static Start 89
LS2100e LCI for Turbine Static Start 90

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OPEN ENROLLMENT (PAGES 13-19)
Aeroderivative Gas Turbines (Page 15)

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Woodward Control Systems - Operation, Maintenance & Troubleshooting (Aero) 94 LMS100 Level 1 Maintenance 98
LM2500 and LM2500+ Aero Package Operations/Familiarization 94 LMS100 PA/PC Level 2 Maintenance (Cold Section) 98
LM2500 SAC/DLE Engine Familiarization 94 LMS100 PA/PC Level 2 Maintenance (Hot Section) 98
LM2500 SAC/DLE Level 1 Maintenance 94 TM2500 and TM2500+ Aero Package Operations/Familiarization - Gen 7 98
LM2500 Level 2 Maintenance (Cold Section) 94 TM2500 and TM2500+ Aero Package Operations/Familiarization - Gen 8 99
LM2500+ Level 2 Maintenance (Hot Section) 95 DLE Familiarization and Mapping Overview 99
LM2500 Level 2 Maintenacne (Hot Section) 95 Mark VIe Control Systems (Aero) - Operation, Maintenance &
LM2500+ Borescope Inspection Troubleshooting 99
95
LM2500+ SAC/DLE Engine Familiarization 95
LM2500+ SAC/DLE Level 1 Maintenance 95
LM2500+ SAC/DLE Level 2 Maintenance (Cold Section) 96
LM2500 Borescope Inspection 96
LM6000 Aero Package Operations/Familiarization 96
LM6000 SAC/DLE Engine Familiarization (PA/PC) 96
LM6000 PA/PC Level 1 Maintenance 96
LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 Maintenance (Cold Section) 97
LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 Maintenance (Hot Section) 97
LM6000 PA/PC Borescope Inspection 97
LMS100 Aero Package Operations/Familiarization 97
LMS100 SAC Engine Familiarization 97

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OPEN ENROLLMENT (PAGES 13-19)
Heavy Duty Gas Turbines (Page 16)

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Gas Turbine Maintenance - B,E,F,H Class Machines 100


Gas Turbine Operations E-Class Turbines Advanced 100
Gas Turbine Operations F-Class Turbines Advanced 100
Gas Turbine Operations Overview - Model Series (MS) 6,7, 9 B/E and F Class 101
Gas Turbine Routine Maintenance - GT11, GT13E2, GT24, GT26 101
GT13E2 Inspection 102
GT13E2 Mechanical Systems & Components 102
GT26 Inspection 102
GT26 Mechanical Systems & Components 103

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OPEN ENROLLMENT (PAGES 13-19)
Steam Turbines (Page 17)

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Practical Turbine Maintenance (Hands-On Rotating Equipment Training) 104


Steam Turbine Maintenance - D11, A10 104
Steam Turbine Operations D11 Turbines Advanced 104
Steam Turbine Overview - D11, A10 104

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OPEN ENROLLMENT (PAGES 13-19)
Boilers (Page 18)

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Advanced pressure Part Condition & Remaining Life Assessment 105


Boiler Component Failure Cause & Corrective Repair 105
Boiler Design and Testing Fundamentals 105
Boiler Inspection Fundamentals 105
Coal Pulverizer Maintenance & Performance 106
Combustion Tuning for Emissions (CO, NOx) 106
Elements of a High Energy Piping (HEP) System 106
Pressure Part Failure Analysis & Prevention 106

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OPEN ENROLLMENT (PAGES 13-19)
Heat Recovery Steam Generators (Page 19)

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Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) - Operation and Inspection 107

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ONLINE (PAGES 20-24)
Total Plant Solutions (Page 20)

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Accessories - Bearing Lube Oil & Hydraulics 108


Accessories - Compressor Bleed Valve System 108
Inlet and Exhaust 108

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ONLINE (PAGES 20-24)
Aeroderivative Gas Turbines (Page 21)

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Aeroderivative Engine - LM2500 Familiarization 109


Aeroderivative Engine - LM6000 Familiarization 109

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ONLINE (PAGES 20-24)
Heavy Duty Gas Turbines (Page 22)

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Gas Turbine Fundamentals Design and Construction 110


Gas Turbine Fundamentals Theory of Operation 110
Gas Turbine Systems - 7FA Combustion Inspection 110
Gas Turbine Systems - Basics of Gas Turbine Combustion 110
Gas Turbine Systems - Compressor Bleed Valve System 110
Gas Turbine Systems - Compressor Water Wash 110
Gas Turbine Systems - Cooling and Sealing Air System 111
Gas Turbine Systems - Cooling Water 111
Gas Turbine Systems - Exhaust Gas Thermocouple Installation 111
Gas Turbine Systems - Fire Protection, Heating and Ventalation 111
Gas Turbine Systems - Fuel and Atomizing Air Systems 111
Gas Turbine Systems - High Exhaust Temperature Spread 111
Gas Turbine Systems - Hydraulic Oil, Trip Oil, and VIGV Systems 112
Gas Turbine Systems - Lean Blowout 112
Gas Turbine Systems - Lube Oil Systems 112
Gas Turbine Systems - Steam and Water Injection 112
Gas Turbine Systems - Troubleshooting Gaseous Fuel System Problems 112

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Steam Turbines (Page 23)

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Steam Turbine Fundamentals Design and Construction 113


Steam Turbine Fundamentals Theory of Operation 113

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Generators (Page 24)

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Generator & Electrical - 3-phase power 114


Generator & Electrical - ACDC Motors 114
Generator & Electrical - Elements of Power Delivery 114
Generator & Electrical - EX2100R Excitation System 114
Generator & Electrical - Generator Brush Inspection & Maintenance 114
Generator & Electrical - Generator Design and Construction 115
Generator & Electrical - Generator Excitation 115
Generator & Electrical - Generator Theory 115
Generator & Electrical - Hydrogen Gas Control System 115
Generator & Electrical - Hydrogen Seals 116
Generator & Electrical - Stator Winding Cooling System 116
Generator Fundamentals Field Design and Construction 116
Generator Fundamentals Power Plant Overview 116
Generator Fundamentals Stator Design and Construction 116

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SITE SPECIFIC (PAGES 25-84)
Total Plant Solutions (Pages 25-29) > Combined Cycle (Pages 25-28)

= Customer Site | = Any Power Services Learning Center


Power Services Learning Center Locations: CH = Birr | B/FR = Belfort | L/FR = La Courneuve | KW = Safat | US = Houston

Plant Personnel Equipment Lifecycle


Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
Upgrade

Improve

Options
Prerequisites

Days
Power Plant Fundamentals 5 12 Introduces participants to a typical combined cycle power plant through a blended learning solution of
classroom instruction, videos, hands-on exercises, models, and factory and plant tours (when available.
Participants will see the actual components discussed in the class. Includes a tour of a power plant or a repair
shop (if available) to demonstrate how all systems and components discussed in class work together.

None

Combined Cycle 5 12 Provides the fundamentals of combined cycle power plant as a foundation for the Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine
and Combined Cycle Operations and Maintenance Courses.
Fundamentals
Includes introduction to thermodynamics, Combined Cycle theory, basics of Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine,
Generator and Heat Recovery Steam Generator designs, basics of Combined Cycle systems, basics Combined
Cycle Controls and basic Combined Cycle operations.
Prior general knowledge of power plant systems is preferred but not required

Combined Cycle Operations 5 12 Provides information necessary to help operate safely site-specific combined cycle power plant equipment for
peak availability and reliability.
GT13E2
Includes prestart system walk-downs, detailed startup of the plant, monitoring equipment during normal
operation, actions during contingent operations, shutdown, and safety.

Prior general knowledge of power plant systems is expected

Combined Cycle Operations* 5 12 Designed for installations in which GE has engineered the combined cycle system.
Provides the information necessary to safely operate their specific combined cycle power plant for peak
availability and reliability.
Includes prestart system walk-downs, detail startup of the plant, monitoring equipment during normal
operation, actions during contingent operations, and shutdown and safety.
Gas Turbine Operations course
Steam Turbine Operations course
Prior general knowledge of power plant systems is expected
Combined Cycle Fundamentals Course is recommended

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SITE SPECIFIC (PAGES 25-84)
Total Plant Solutions (Pages 25-29) > Combined Cycle (Pages 25-28)

= Customer Site | = Any Power Services Learning Center


Power Services Learning Center Locations: CH = Birr | B/FR = Belfort | L/FR = La Courneuve | KW = Safat | US = Houston

Plant Personnel Equipment Lifecycle


Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
Upgrade

Improve

Options
Prerequisites

Days
Introduction Combined Cycle 5 12 Provides an overview of combined cycle power plant basic configurations. Covers function, configuration,
and typical data of their main components and systems: Turbines, generators, related auxiliary heat recovery
Power Plant GT13E2
steam generators (HRSG), and the water steam cycle (WSC).
Addresses the main electrical equipment as well as balance of plant (BOP) equipment: Gas and liquid fuel
supply, cooling water, water supply, waste water, chemical dosing, and compressed air supply.
Covers the power conversion and heat balance in a combined cycle power plant, control systems for gas turbines,
steam turbine, generators, speed/load control, temperature limit control, and voltage/reactive power control.
Covers process and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) and single-line diagrams (SLD), schematic symbols, and
Kraftwerk Kennzeichensystem (KKS) designations of all components.
Provides insight on instrumentation: Pressures, temperatures, flow rates, speed, and vibration.
Addresses the operation concept of a combined cycle power plant.
Includes open and closed-loop control and basics of control systems.
Prior general knowledge of power plants

Lube Oil Systems Functions 2 12 Covers an arrangement of the lube oil system and its components, system startup, arrangement and function
of the jacking oil system, components, lube oil specification and cleanliness, typical operating parameters,
& Inspection
inspection, and overhaul.

Prior general knowledge of power plants


Mechanical background
Familiarity with the erection of power plants

Pipe Fitting Handling 2 12 CH Describes the structure, function, assembly, reassembly of fittings from various manufacturers.
Includes practical exercises on fittings, and requirements for cleanliness of fittings.
Requires a minimum of 2 students.
Prior general knowledge of power plants
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the erection of power plants

Practical Bearing Inspection 4 12 CH Covers the Bearing casings: Function, Structure, Quality.
Addresses Pocket bearings, insulated pocket bearings: Function, Structure, Installation and removal, Checks
and measurements on the bearing, Measurement of insulation resistance, Quality documents.
Describes the Combined axial and radial bearings: Function, Structure, Installation and removal, Quality
documents.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Prior general knowledge of power plants
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the erection of power plants

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Instrumentation

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Practical Levelling Work 2 12 CH Introduces the use of the levelling instrument, apply functional check of the levelling instrument, perform
Levelling of a turbine foundation.
Covers the use of the levelling tool for new erection and revisions, Measure, check and transfer heights using
the levelling instrument.
Requires a minimum of 2 students.
Prior general knowledge of power plants
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the erection of power plants

Practical Shaft Alignment 5 12 CH Introduces the types of couplings: toothed couplings, stiff friction clutch, shear bush coupling, expansion
sleeve coupling.
Includes how to perform Coupling measurements: Shaft alignment measurements, Testing and checking of:
coupling nuts, friction parts, coupling flanges and Teaches safety measures.
Requires a minimum of 2 students.
Prior general knowledge of power plants
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the erection of power plants

Practical Turbine Maintenance 15 12 CH Gives an overview on the turbine Design & function of the main parts.
Allows Hands-on training in handling of heavy turbine parts, adjusting of turbine parts taking various
(Hands-On Rotating measurements before, during and after an overhaul.
Equipment Training) Gives an insight on the condition of turbine parts, what needs to be checked during an overhaul.
Executes Hands-on training on tightening the various bolts correctly.
Requires a minimum of 6 students.
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the erection of power plants

Simulator Based Combined 5 6 Introduces the basics about the HMI and the working environment using simulator equipment. Includes a
refresher on GT/ST/HRSG/WSC systems.
Cycle Power Plant Process
Emphasizes closed-loop control of the HRSG/WSC, and covers operation and control concept of the combined
Training Overall Combined cycle power plant.
Cycle Power Plant Covers combined cycle power plant startup in different conditions, CC load controller and AGC controller, plant
efficiency, key performance indicators, plant shutdown options, and the shutdown procedure.
Shows participants how to handle various plant transient conditions (loss of feedwater, loss of condensate
system, operation with one main cooling water).

Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants


Considerable field experience

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Vibration and Balancing 3 12 Provides an overview of vibration and balancing theory and shows participants how to analyze and evaluate
the vibration behavior of rotating equipment.
CH Covers the vibration measuring equipment, measurement and analysis of absolute vibration, and relative
shaft vibration.
Provides a step-by-step guide on performance of a formal field balancing on the rotor kit.
Prior general knowledge of power plants
Familiarity with the service or erection of power plants

Thermal & Combined Cycle 5 12 L/FR Provides presentation of the power station: Water-steam circuits, Air-gas circuits, Fuel circuits.
Includes Power station types: Nuclear, Fossil, Combined cycle.
Electrical Power Stations Covers Generator and auxiliaries: Description, Operation, Control, Safeties.
Operation Covers Electrical Distribution: Principles, Transfers of sources, Synchronizing, Protections and safeties.
Covers Turbine and auxiliaries: Description, Types, Operation.
Covers Turbine Control Boiler and auxiliaries: Description, Types, Operation, Command Control, Automatisms
(Basic Principles).
Covers Control system: External control (power plant and net), Internal Control (boiler), Furnace pressure,
Drum level, Attemperator, Load.
None

Centrifugal Pumps 2 10 L/FR Focuses on the pumps general configuration: Data of dimensioning, general dimensioning on the hydraulic
level, and definition of the fluid flow.
General Description Addresses the mechanical configuration: Forces generated in a pump (hydrostatic pressure, axial and radial
thrusts), various types of bearing pedestal and thrust bearings, various types of shaft end sealing, materials
used according to the fluid, monitoring pumps (temperatures, vibrations), principal centrifugal pumps used in
nuclear power plants, various types of flow, basic laws governing the motion of fluids, the triangle of speeds
applied to pumps and their characteristic curves, various types of centrifugal pumps, and cavitation.
Discusses the material`s manufacturing process, standardized designation of steel, heat treatments, erosion
and corrosion, mechanical tests, creep, and relieving.
Advanced mechanical knowledge

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Balance of Plant Operations 5 12 Developed for installations in which GE has engineered the site balance of plant (BOP), this course provides the
information necessary to safely operate site-specific BOP systems at peak availability and reliability.
Includes BOP systems principles, operating principles, startup, and normal shutdown operations.
Emphasis is placed upon safety concerning high temperature and high-pressure.

Prior general knowledge of power plant systems is expected

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Mark VIe Control Systems 5 12 Introduces routine preventative maintenance procedures of the support systems and to the major electrical and control
system maintenance required to attain high levels of availability, and reliability from the Aeroderivative gas turbine.
(Aero) Operation,
Covers functional sensor and actuator description, troubleshooting, and a summary of calibration and
Maintenance & inspections required for gas turbine package electrical and control system maintenance.
Troubleshooting* Operating and maintenance personnel should attend this course together to develop a working relationship
regarding the maintenance requirements of the unit, and how unit operation may affect these requirements.
Does not include repair procedures for gas turbine components.
Basic understanding of gas turbine equipment and operation
Familiarity with control system basics

Millennium Control Systems 5 12 Introduces routine preventative maintenance procedures of the support systems and to the major electrical and
control system maintenance required to attain high levels of availability, and reliability from the Aeroderivative
Operation, Maintenance
gas turbine.
& Troubleshooting Covers functional sensor and actuator description, troubleshooting, and a summary of calibration and
inspections required for gas turbine package electrical and control system maintenance.
Operating and maintenance personnel should attend this course together to develop a working relationship
regarding the maintenance requirements of the unit, and how unit operation may affect these requirements.
Does not include repair procedures for gas turbine components.
Basic understanding of gas turbine equipment and operation
Familiarity with control system basics

Woodward Control Systems 5 12 Introduces plant maintenance personnel to the Woodward MicroNet and MicroNet Plus turbine control systems.
Designed for Platforms that have CPUs with an Ethernet port(s) and do not have a 2-line display, course content
Operation, Maintenance
includes the hardware layout of typical systems; from chassis to I/O cards to field termination modules.
& Troubleshooting Provides training on Graphical Application Programmer (GAP) software navigation, Woodward software tools
will be used to evaluate fuel control, sequence logic, and turbine-based alarms.
Overview of Control actuator and other I/O calibration procedures will be discussed, additional class work
includes general information on the operator interface (HMI).
Basic understanding of gas turbine equipment and operation
Familiarity with control system basics

RX3i Control Systems 5 12 Introduces plant maintenance personnel to the RX3i turbine control systems.
Includes the hardware layout of typical systems; from chassis to I/O cards to field termination modules.
Operation, Maintenance
Software tools will be used to evaluate fuel control.
& Troubleshooting* Calibration procedures will be discussed.
Includes general information on the operator interface (HMI).
Basic understanding of gas turbine equipment and operation
Familiarity with control system basics

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Instrumentation

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Maintenance
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Leadership

& Controls

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AC800M with IIT800xA 5 6 Provides an overview on control system architecture and functional description of components.
Covers Structures of the IIT800xA engineering workplace, Gives an overview of the configuration of the
IIT800xA system.
Covers AC800M hardware configuration using the Control Builder M Professional.
Includes Working with Function Designer Designing a graphic display using VB 6.0.
Includes Performing Maintenance and troubleshooting with IIT800M and IIT800xA system.
Includes Practical exercises on real life experiences, Group works and interactive workshops.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable Instrumentation & Control experience with AC800M and IIT800xA systems

ADVANT with IIT800xA 5 6 Provides an overview on control system architecture and functional description of components.
Covers Configuration of ADVANT controllers using the engineering tool, Application Builder, Function Chart
Builder, Online Builder Commands, Applies Communication protocols used within the ADVANT System.
Gives an insight about DB elements used in ADVANT System, signal tracing exercises.
Includes Structuring of IIT800xA engineering workplace, overview of the configuration of the IIT800xA system.
Includes Uploading of objects from the MB300 uploader, Designing a graphic display using VB 6.0, performing
Maintenance and troubleshooting with ADVANT and IIT800xA system.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable Instrumentation & Control experience with AC800M and IIT800xA systems

ADVANT with OS520 5 6 Provides an overview on control system architecture and functional description of components.
Covers Configuration of ADVANT controllers using the engineering tool, Application Builder, Function Chart
Builder, Online Builder Commands, Applies Communication protocols used within the ADVANT System.
Gives an insight about DB elements used in ADVANT System, signal tracing exercises.
Covers UNIX commands for OS520, X-workplace server, startup via XDM login process.
Includes Designing a graphic display in OS520.
Emphasizes on Maintenance and troubleshooting with the ADVANT system.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable Instrumentation & Control experience with AC800M and IIT800xA systems

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Instrumentation

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DLN 1.0 Standard Combustor 2 12 Familiarizes the students with the hardware and system changes included with upgrading the current fuel gas
system to a DLN1 combustion system.
Includes, operational changes with the upgrade and turbine operation, gas fuel valve calibration will be reviewed.

Familiarity with heavy duty gas turbine operations

DLN 1.0+ Standard Combustor 2 12 Familiarizes the students with the hardware and system changes included with upgrading the current fuel gas
system to a DLN 1.0+ combustion system.
Includes, operational changes with the upgrade and turbine operation, gas fuel valve calibration will be reviewed.

Familiarity with heavy duty gas turbine operations

DLN 2.0 Standard Combustor 2 12 Provides the participant with a working understanding of the GE gas turbine DLN 2.0 combustion system
components, operation and the basics of turbine combustion theory.

Familiarity with heavy duty gas turbine operations

DLN 2.6 Standard Combustor 2 12 Familiarizes the students with the hardware and system changes included with upgrading the current fuel gas
system to a DLN 2.6 combustion system.
Includes, operational changes with the upgrade and turbine operation, gas fuel valve calibration will be reviewed.
Familiarity with heavy duty gas turbine operations

DLN 2.6+ Standard Combustor 2 12 Familiarizes the students with the hardware and system changes included with upgrading the current fuel gas
system to a DLN 2.6+ combustion system.
Includes, operational changes with the upgrade and turbine operation, gas fuel valve calibration will be reviewed.
Familiarity with heavy duty gas turbine operations

DLN 2.6+ Flex Combustor 2 12 Familiarizes the students with the hardware and system changes included with upgrading the current fuel gas
system to a DLN 2.6 combustion system.
Includes, operational changes with the upgrade and turbine operation, gas fuel valve calibration will be reviewed.
Familiarity with heavy duty gas turbine operations

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Instrumentation

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ALSPA HMI Configuration 2 12 Introduces ALSPA control system architecture configurations.
Includes a hierarchical, in-depth analysis of ALSPA components statuses and indications.
Covers the network configuration for ALSPA HMI, working with redundant ALSPA HMI servers, updating the
database, and views using the ALSPA administration center.
Covers starting /stopping of ALSPA HMI components and performance of ALSPA HMI diagnostics.
The functionality of the admin tool, including changing the project path for the database, is discussed.
Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as an Instrumentation & Control engineer
Ability to read technical documents

CONTROCADTM with MFC3000 7 6 Introduces the CONTROCAD engineering tool.


Covers Trees of CCAD (Hardware Tree, Function Tree, Library Tree).
Includes generating controller code and loading the application program into the controller, Signal tracing
and forcing of application variables, Creating / modifying application programs, Generating of HMI data base
and creation of mimic views, Configuring hardware architecture, Implementing application modifications and
performing debugging.
ALSPA HMI Configuration Course
MCF3000 Hardware Course
Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as an Instrumentation & Control engineer
Ability to read technical documents

CONTROGASTM Automation 3 6 Introduces CONTROGAS architecture and hardware (CONTROBLOC), CONTROCAD engineering tool,
ENTRALOG operator station and displays.
Covers GT closed loop and open loop controllers, protection concept, GT operation concept, startup and
shutdown sequencer, Signal processing, Diagnostic and service tools, Communications overview and rack
diagrams.
ALSPA HMI Configuration Course
MCF3000 Hardware Course
CONTROCAD with MFC3000 Configuration & Maintenance Course
CONTROGAS Basics Course
Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as an Instrumentation & Control engineer
Ability to read technical documents

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Instrumentation

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MFC3000 Hardware 3 6 Covers hardware and software description of MFC3000 configuration parameters.
Includes loading firmware and hardware configuration files, and loading application on MFC3000 using CON-
TROCAD through cell loader.
Provides an overview of MFC3000 redundancy and covers MFC3000 diagnostics (P320 automation cell mainte-
nance server, controller malfunctions, error messages and system faults).
ALSPA HMI Configuration Course
Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as an Instrumentation & Control engineer
Ability to read technical documents

ALSPA HMI Operation 2 6 Provides an introduction to the ALSPA control system architecture, an overview of ALSPA HMI, and
ALSPA hardware.
Covers ALSPA HMI visualization concept (navigation, toolbar buttons, handling alarms, events and trends,
faceplate details, function groups, selectors and sequencers).
Includes ALSPA diagnostics using the structure navigator.
Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as an Instrumentation & Control engineer
Ability to read technical documents

CONTROGASTM Basics 2 6 With an emphasis on the gas turbine concept, provides an overview of the gas turbine control system architec-
ture, enabling participants to understand the functionality of different hardware components.
Identifies location of equipment in the field.
Covers GT startup sequencer and release criteria, startup control, speed control, and load / temperature control.
Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as Instrumentation & Control engineer
Able to read technical documents

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Instrumentation 4 6 L/FR Addresses physical properties and signals used in instrumentation, and electropneumatic converters.
Provides an overview of actuators: valve body, servomotors, and valve positioners.
Actuators & Regulation Addresses regulation: Knowledge of centrifugal pumps, main principles of regulation, and PID controllers.

Mathematical basics: Unit conversion and scale change


Basic instrumentation knowledge
Instrumentation On/Off and Analogue Sensors Course is recommended

Instrumentation 3 6 L/FR Focuses on the instrumentation loop: Measurement units, presentation of different measurements, and
instrumentation channel principle.
Basic Principals Addresses detector basic principles and assembling principles for current measurement, level measurement,
and the temperature loop.
Mathematical basics: Unit conversion and scale change

Instrumentation On/Off and 4 6 L/FR Addresses measurement of temperature: Abnormalities, safety rules, specific lifting devices for transport, and
management responsibilities.
Analogue Sensors C overs measurement of analogue output values and measurement of flow: The membranes, different types
of measures, setting a delta-P force-balance converter, a delta-P analogue transformer, and a delta-P digital
transformer.
Addresses measurement of level by delta-P, other measures of level, and setting a level converter by torque tube.
Mathematical basics: Unit conversion and scale change

Mark V Control (with HMI) 5 12 US Provides the knowledge to work with the Mark V with HMI control system with an existing, installed turbine,
and familiarizes participants with the turbine hardware associated with the control package.
Maintenance 5 Days Operator Develops skills in process alarm troubleshooting. Provides an understanding of the operator control interface,
Interface 1st Day as well as the interface between the control system and the turbines support systems.
Includes an introduction to LVDT calibration.
First day: Intended for all operators, maintenance personnel, technicians, and engineers with existing, installed
turbines (steam or gas) on which the Mark V control with HMI control system has been installed.
Days two through five: Intended for all control technicians and engineers with existing, installed turbines
(steam or gas) on which the Mark V with HMI control system has been installed. NOTE: Operators will not
attend days two through five of this course.
May include a limited discussion on subjects such as control code analysis or Cimplicity* software programming.
Control system experience

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Instrumentation

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Mark V Control (with HMI) 1 12 US Provides the knowledge to work with the Mark V with HMI control system in an existing, installed turbine, and
familiarizes participants with the hardware associated with the control package.
Operator Interface Develops skills in process alarm troubleshooting. Provides an understanding of the operator control interface,
as well as the interface between the control system and the turbines support systems.
Control system experience

Mark V Control Maintenance 5 12 US Provides the knowledge required to properly maintain the Mark V Control, helping to keep units available
and reliable.
Advanced Provides hands-on, realistic and practical training, including valve calibration, proper installation and calibra-
tion of instruments, forcing points and adjusting constants.
Note: Not intended for customers with aeroderivative applications.
Completion of advanced Mark V Control Troubleshooting courses is recommended
Advanced troubleshooting skills, including experience with Mark V software tools
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark V Control

Mark V Control 5 12 US Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operation skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery, and
maintaining high performance and availability.
Troubleshooting Advanced Covers the fundamental skills of a competent control room operator, and the skills of an experienced Mark V TA.
Realistic, practical, hands-on training covers operating conditions from typical to extreme situations.
Note: Not intended for customers with aeroderivative applications.
Fundamental operational and controls skill (including experience with Mark V software tools) is preferred but
not required
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark V Control

Mark VI Control Maintenance 5 12 Intended for participants with an existing, installed turbine (steam or gas) in which a new Mark VI control
system has been installed.
Familiarizes personnel with any hardware upgrades associated with the upgraded control package, and with
the hardware and software components of the system. Provides the knowledge to work with the Mark VI
control system in application with the turbine. Process alarm troubleshooting and analysis of control code
skills are covered.
Includes an introduction to LVDT calibration.
May include control code analysis, Cimplicity* software programming, sequence editing or diagnostic
alarm troubleshooting.
Control system experience

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Mark VI Control Maintenance 5 12 P rovides the knowledge to work with an existing, installed Mark VI control system in application with the
turbine. Familiarizes participants with hardware upgrades associated with the upgraded control package.
(Operator Interface 1st Day)
Provides an introduction to LVDT calibration.
Develops skills in process alarm troubleshooting, control code analysis, and an understanding of the operator
control interface, as well as the interface between the control system and the turbines support systems.
Covers the hardware and software components of the control system, providing the knowledge to work with
the Mark VI control system in application with the turbine.
May include a limited discussion on subjects such as control code analysis, Cimplicity* software programming,
sequence editing or diagnostic alarm troubleshooting.
First day: Intended for all operators and maintenance personnel with installed turbines (steam or gas) on
which a new Mark VI control system has been installed.
Days two through five: Intended for maintenance personnel with installed turbines (steam or gas) on which a
new Mark VI control system has been installed. Note: Technicians are expected to have hands-on experience
with their turbine systems.
May include a limited discussion on subjects such as control code analysis, Cimplicity* software programming,
sequence editing or diagnostic alarm troubleshooting.
Control system experience

Mark VI Control 1 12 Intended for all operators of existing, installed turbines (steam or gas) in which a new Mark VI control system
has been installed.
Operator Interface
Provides the knowledge to work with the Mark VI control system in application with the turbine.
Familiarizes participants with any hardware upgrades associated with the upgraded control package. Covers
process alarm troubleshooting and provides an understanding of the operator control interface as well as the
interface between the control system and the turbines support systems.
Control system experience

Mark VI Control 5 12 Intended for all operators of existing, installed turbines (steam or gas) in which a new Mark VI control system
has been installed.
Troubleshooting Advanced
Provides the knowledge to work with the Mark VI control system in application with the turbine.
Familiarizes participants with any hardware upgrades associated with the upgraded control package. Covers
process alarm troubleshooting and provides an understanding of the operator control interface as well as the
interface between the control system and the turbines support systems.
Fundamental operational and controls skills
Experience with ToolboxST* software
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark VI Control

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Mark VI Control with 1 12 Covers the skills required to use the operator interface in a turbine-compressor set using the Mark VI control
with Integrated turbine and compressor controls.
Integrated Turbine &
Compressor Controls Experience with operation of a turbine-compressor set with earlier-generation controls
Operator Interface
Mark VI Control with 5 12 Familiarizes personnel with the hardware and software components of the Mark IV control system, and
provides fundamental knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the associated equipment.
Integrated Turbine &
Includes training material derived from actual Installed Mark VI control systems: Short lessons followed
Compressor Controls by hands-on labs on an HMI computer, programmed to simulate a turbine-compressor set. Progressively
Maintenance challenging, this training covers basic skills, including alarm and system troubleshooting.
Experience with digital control systems
Basic troubleshooting skills

Mark VI to Mark VIe Control 5 12 Intended for participants whose site has migrated to a Mark VIe control system from Mark VI control system.
Familiarizes personnel with hardware and software components, providing detailed knowledge to
Platform Upgrade 5 Day
troubleshoot and maintain the system and the associated equipment.
Maintenance Includes training material derived from actual, similar migrations: Short lessons followed by hands-on labs,
performed on an HMI computer programmed to simulate a turbine. Progressively challenging, this training
will help participants learn the basics and build up to intermediate skills, including alarm and system
troubleshooting.
GE Mark VI Control system experience

Mark VIe Control 5 12 Familiarizes trainees with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides detailed knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the system and associated equipment.
Engineering Nuclear
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Short lessons followed by hands-on
labs performed on HMI computer images with software specifically developed to simulate Mark VIe hardware
and a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging and will help participants learn the basics and build up to
intermediate skills with the ability to confidently diagnose and troubleshoot alarms. Note: Training hardware
available at a GE facility or a Customers MTS.
Control system experience

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Mark VIe Control 5 12 Intended to familiarize technicians or engineers with a Mark VIe control system.
Familiarizes trainees with the hardware and software components, provides detailed knowledge to
Familiarization Nuclear
understand the system and software tools for developing the control logic and screens.
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Short lessons followed by hands-on
labs performed on HMI computer images with software specifically developed to simulate Mark VIe hardware
and a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging and will help participants learn the basics and build up to
intermediate skills with the ability to confidently diagnose and troubleshoot alarms. Note: Training hardware
available at a GE facility or a Customers MTS.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Control Maintenance 10 12 Familiarizes trainees with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides detailed knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the system and the associated equipment.
10 Days*
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Short lessons followed by hands-
on labs performed on an HMI computer connected to Mark VIe training hardware specially programmed to
simulate a turbine. Progressively challenging, this training will help participants learn the basics and build
up to intermediate skills, including alarm and system troubleshooting, hardware replacement, and software
modifications.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Control Maintenance 5 12 Familiarizes trainees with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides detailed knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the system and associated equipment.
5 Days
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Short lessons followed by hands-on
labs performed on HMI computer images with software specifically developed to simulate Mark VIe hardware
and a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging, and will help participants learn the basics and build up to
intermediate troubleshooting skills with the ability to confidently diagnose and troubleshoot alarms.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Control Maintenance 5 12 Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides detailed knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the system and associated equipment.
5 Days (Operator Interface
Instruction for the operator interface is provided on the first day of the training. The remaining days focus on
1st Day) maintenance of the system.
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Short lessons followed by hands-on
labs performed on HMI computer images with software specifically developed to simulate Mark VIe hardware
and a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging, and will help participants learn the basics and build up to
intermediate troubleshooting skills with the ability to confidently diagnose and troubleshoot alarms.
Control system experience

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Instrumentation

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Mark VIe Control 10 12 Familiarizes trainees with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides detailed knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the system and associated equipment.
Maintenance Nuclear
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Short lessons followed by hands-on
labs performed on an HMI computer connected to Mark VIe training hardware specifically programmed to
simulate a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging, and will help participants learn the basics and build
up to intermediate skills, including alarm and system troubleshooting, hardware replacement, and software
modifications. Note: Training hardware available at a GE facility or a Customers MTS.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Control Migration 1 12 Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
covers the graphical interface, alarm system layout, and associated equipment.
from Mark V Control Operator
Includes training material derived from actual migrations (Mark V control system to Mark VIe control system):
Interface Lessons followed by hands-on labs that performed on an HMI computer specifically programmed to simulate a
turbine. Labs are progressively challenging, and will help participants learn the basics.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Control 1 12 Familiarizes participants with the knowledge to view alarms and use the HMI to monitor the turbine.
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Lessons followed by hands-on labs
Operator Interface
performed on HMI computer images with software specifically developed to simulate Mark VIe hardware
and a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging, and will help participants learn the terminology and basic
operation of the operator interface, building skills to confidently operate the unit and diagnose alarms.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Control 5 12 Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides detailed knowledge on the system and software tools for developing the control logic and screens.
Pre-Fat Nuclear
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Lessons followed by hands-on labs
performed on HMI computer images with software specifically developed to simulate Mark VIe hardware
and a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging and will help participants learn the basics and build up to
intermediate troubleshooting skills with the ability to confidently diagnose and troubleshoot alarms. Note:
Training hardware available at a GE facility or a Customers MTS.
Control system experience

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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

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Mark VIe Control 5 12 Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operations skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery,
maintaining high performance and availability.
Troubleshooting Advanced
Covers the fundamental skills of a competent control room operator and an experienced Mark VIe Control TA,
including how to properly start and stop a unit, and how to respond to different levels of alarms throughout
operation. Participants will learn how to follow an alarm through, using ToolboxST* software to find the
singular field device that caused the alarm, and much more. GE documentation is used throughout the course.
Fundamental operational and controls skills are recommended
Experience with ToolboxST* software
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark VIe Control

Mark VIe Control with 5 12 Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides fundamental knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the associated equipment.
Integrated Turbine &
Includes training material derived from actual Installed Mark VIe control systems: Lessons followed by hands-
Compressor Controls on labs performed on an HMI computer specifically programmed to simulate a turbine-compressor set. Labs
Maintenance are progressively challenging and will help participants learn the basic skills, including alarm and system
troubleshooting.
Experience with digital control systems
Basic troubleshooting skills

Mark VIe Control with 1 12 Provides the skills required to use the operator interface for a turbine-compressor set using the Mark VIe
control with integrated turbine and compressor controls.
Integrated Turbine &
Compressor Controls Experience with operation of a turbine-compressor set with earlier-generation controls
Operator Interface
Mark VIe Distributed Control 5 12 Intended for customers currently using the GE Mark VIe Control System as their distributed control system
(DCS). Covers the customers responsibility for the maintenance of the plant, using GE components as well as
System Maintenance 5 Days
field instrumentation and communication networks.
Includes training that will be representative of a typical Mark VIe DCS installation. Note: Customer-specific
material is based on availability at the time of training.
Hands-on field experience with Mark VIe Control, including GE-delivered training

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Instrumentation

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Mark VIe Distributed Control 10 12 Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the Mark VIe control system, and
provides detailed knowledge to troubleshoot and maintain the system and associated equipment.
System Maintenance 10 Days*
Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems: Lessons followed by labs hands-on
labs performed on an HMI computer connected to Mark VIe training hardware and specifically programmed
to simulate a turbine. Labs are progressively challenging and will help participants learn the basics and build
up to intermediate skills, including alarm and system troubleshooting, hardware replacement, and software
modifications.
Note: This course is instructed with a generic Distributed Control System control simulation, appropriate for
training in Mark VIe control systems. Several labs include optional exercises in which participants are given the
opportunity to examine their own software in relation to the learning objective. When available, the instructor
will prepare a virtual HMI for use during the course. The virtual HMI contains a copy of a sites control software
and screens taken from the Master and Site folders at the sites HMI server.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Distributed Control 5 12 Intended for customers currently using the GE Mark VIe Control System as their distributed control system
(DCS). Covers the customers responsibility for the operation of the plant using GE components as well as field
System Operations*
instrumentation and communication networks.
Includes training that will be representative of a typical Mark VIe Distributed Control System installation. Note:
Customer-specific material is based on availability at time of training.
Familiarity with an HMI-based Operator Interface
Minimal hands-on field experience

Mark VIe Control 3 12 Assists instructors from nuclear facilities in becoming proficient with documenting procedures, explaining the
basics of the system, and using the HMI of the Mark VIe Control system.
Train-the-Trainer Operator
Developed to provide a fundamental knowledge of the Mark VIe System architecture for use in system analysis,
Interface Nuclear alarm management, and composition of procedural documents, this training addresses review, redlining, and
possible modification of current operator training procedures.
Assists in reviewing the customers existing training content and making recommendations for improvements.
Site-Specific changes based on new Mark VIe enhancements or customer-driven enhancements will be
evaluated to add to the instructional material or procedural documents.
Basic knowledge of the Mark VIe system, including GE-delivered training
Course content development skills

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Instrumentation

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OpFlex Enhanced Transient 1 12 Covers the skills required to operate units upgraded with advanced Enhanced Transient Stability (ETS) technology.
Conducted under startup to ordinary operating conditions provided by simulation (ETS only).
Stability Operational Overview
Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operational skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery,
maintaining high performance and availability.
Addresses advanced controls terminologies, concepts, and practices of these advanced technologies, sensor
training and tuning, and identifying and responding to sensor faults.
Fundamental operational and controls skills
A moderate level of computer literacy is recommended

OpFlex Enhanced Transient 1.5 12 Covers the skills required to operate units upgraded with advanced Enhanced Transient Stability (ETS) technology.
Conducted under startup to ordinary operating conditions provided by simulation (ETS only).
Stability with AutoTune DX
Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operational skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery,
and Cold Day Performance maintaining high performance and availability.
Operational Overview Addresses advanced controls terminologies, concepts, and practices of these advanced technologies, sensor
training and tuning, and identifying and responding to sensor faults.
Fundamental operational and controls skills
A moderate level of computer literacy is recommended

OpFlex Enhanced Transient 1.5 12 Covers the skills required to operate units upgraded with advanced Enhanced Transient Stability (ETS) technology.
Conducted under startup to ordinary operating conditions provided by simulation (ETS only).
Stability with AutoTune DX
Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operational skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery,
Operational Overview maintaining high performance and availability.
Addresses advanced controls terminologies, concepts, and practices of these advanced technologies, sensor
training and tuning, and identifying and responding to sensor faults.
Fundamental operational and controls skills
A moderate level of computer literacy is recommended

OpFlex Enhanced Transient 1 12 Covers the skills required to operate units upgraded with advanced Enhanced Transient Stability (ETS) technology.
Conducted under startup to ordinary operating conditions provided by simulation (ETS only).
Stability with AutoTune LT
Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operational skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery,
Operational Overview maintaining high performance and availability.
Addresses advanced controls terminologies, concepts, and practices of these advanced technologies, sensor
training and tuning, and identifying and responding to sensor faults.
Fundamental operational and controls skills
A moderate level of computer literacy is recommended

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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

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Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

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Days
OpFlex Enhanced Transient 2 12 Covers the skills required to operate units upgraded with advanced Enhanced Transient Stability (ETS) technology.
Conducted under startup to ordinary operating conditions provided by simulation (ETS only).
Stability with AutoTune
Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operational skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery,
MX and Variable Load Path maintaining high performance and availability.
Operational Overview Addresses advanced controls terminologies, concepts, and practices of these advanced technologies, sensor
training and tuning, and identifying and responding to sensor faults.
Fundamental operational and controls skills
A moderate level of computer literacy is recommended

ActivePointTM HMI basic 3 12 Provides an overview of the knowledge required to understand and use ActivePoint* HMI technology. A quick
reference guide and video are used as an introduction.
Operator Training
Generic simulations and scenarios are used to enhance each lesson and topic.
Covers the ActivePoint HMIs advanced features, intuitive visual coding, contextual data, and the ability to
determine the root cause of a critical event at a glance.

None

Proficy CIMPLICITY for


TM
5 12 Focuses on the maintenance, troubleshooting and development of a Cimplicity* project, as applied to GE
equipment (industrial distributed control system, gas and steam turbines).
Turbine Control Advanced
Offered as a standalone course, or as the final course offering in our progressive series on Mark Controls.
Addresses the skills and methods required to import points into a project point database, create new screens
or modify existing screens and graphics. Training is hands-on, and work can be fully tested and evaluated, and
structured to the graphics configuration and standards of site-specific GE equipment.
Fundamental knowledge or experience with GE Industrial equipment
Practical to high level of computer literacy

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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

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Maintenance
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& Controls

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Days
CONTROSTEAMTM Automation 3 12 Addresses of CONTROSTEAM architecture and hardware (CONTROBLOC), communications overview and
rack diagrams.
Provides an overview of CONTROCAD engineering tool.
Includes steam turbine closed and open-loop controllers, protection concept, steam turbine sequence pro-
gram, thermal stress evaluation, steam turbine online surveillance tests (valve stroke test), signal processing,
and diagnostic and service tools.
ALSPA HMI Configuration Course
MFC3000 Hardware Course
CONTROCAD with MFC3000 Configuration & Maintenance Course
CONTROSTEAM Basics Course
Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as an Instrumentation & Control engineer
Ability to read technical documents

CONTROSTEAMTM Basics 3 6 Addresses CONTROSTEAM control system architecture, including functionality of different hardware components.
Identifies Location of equipment in the field.
Provides an overview of steam turbine sequence programming.

ALSPA HMI Operation Course


Knowledge of power plants
Fundamental skills regarding control systems
Solid background as an Instrumentation & Control engineer
Ability to read technical documents

Simulator Based Combined 5 6 Introduces the basics of the HMI and the working environment using simulator equipment.
Provides an overview of steam turbine systems, operation and control concept of the steam turbine and the
Cycle Power Plant Process
steam bypass system, limiters, and thermal stress evaluation.
Training ST Related Discusses starting and operating instructions for the steam turbine, startup prerequisites, fixed pressure and
sliding pressure concept, online testing capabilities of the steam turbine, and combined cycle power plant
startup and shutdown procedures.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable field experience

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Instrumentation

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Maintenance
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Steam Turbine Operation 2 6 CH Introduces the basics of the HMI and the working environment using simulator equipment.
Reviews preparation steps for steam turbine startup, and the steam quality requirement for the startup.
Training on Simulator Provides an understanding GT hold points in context with steam turbine operation.
Covers the startup of the steam turbine using the automatic controller, handling combined cycle power
plant load conditions, observing key plant parameters, and using alarms, events and trend displays to analyze
the process.
Addresses operator actions under transient conditions (such as steam turbine operation concept during gas
turbine fuel switchover).
Steam Turbine Operation Course
Water Steam Cycle Operation Course
Any of the following courses: ALSPA HMI Operation Course (Reference # 81504); ADVANT with OperateIT
(IIT800xA) Operation Course; IndustrialIT 800M with 800xA Operation Course
Fundamental skills regarding control systems

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Digital Solutions (Controls and Software) (Pages 30-51) > Generators (Pages 47-51)

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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

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Maintenance
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& Controls

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Days
EX2000 Excitation 3 12 Intended for technicians and engineers, covers generator operation and excitation.
Site drawings, system settings and an EX2000 trainer are used for hands-on training.
Maintenance
Combines classroom theory, exercises, and site visits to create a comprehensive learning atmosphere.

Previous generator operation and/or excitation experience preferred

EX2000 Generator Operations 1 12 Uses site-specific generator data and turbine control screens to provide participants a solid background for
safe generator operation.
Addresses the different excitation modes of generator operation, as well as what to expect when changes in
plant loads occur. A classroom simulator is used to enhance learning.
Familiarity with power plant terminology

EX2100 Excitation 4 12 Intended for maintenance and engineering personnel, covers the skills required to operate, maintain, and
troubleshoot an EX2100 exciter or regulator.
Maintenance
Consists of classroom theory, exercises, and site visits (when access to equipment is provided).
Lab exercises using an EX2100 trainer are used for hands-on training, along with site-specific software and
documentation.
Previous knowledge of excitation systems is recommended

EX2100 Generator Operations 1 12 With site-specific generator data and turbine control screens, training gives participants a solid background for
safe generator operation.
Addresses the different excitation modes of generator operation, as well as what to expect when changes in
plant loads occur. A classroom simulator is used to enhance learning.
Familiarity with power plant terminology

EX2100e Excitation 4 12 Covers the maintenance and engineering personnel skills required to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot an
EX2100e exciter or regulator system.
Maintenance
Includes classroom theory, exercises, and site visits to enhance operation, basic troubleshooting, and
maintenance skills.
Includes EX2100e simulator for hands-on training, along with site-specific software and documentation.
Previous knowledge of excitation systems recommended

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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

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Maintenance
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Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

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EX2100e Excitation 5 12 Day one provides generator operations training using a simulator; the remaining four days cover
equipment maintenance.
Operations and Maintenance
Consists of classroom theory, site visits, and lab exercises using an EX2100e simulator for hands-on training
with site-specific software and documentation.
Previous knowledge of excitation systems recommended

EX2100e Generator 1 12 Focuses on safe generator operation and fundamentals, demonstrating safe operation with a hands-on,
portable simulator.
Operations
Includes an EX2100e simulator and operator station, as well as site-specific software for discussion.
Prior generator operation experience recommended

Excitation Analogue Voltage 2 8 B/FR Covers fundamentals of the excitation-regulation system, including principles of electrotechnical notions and
configuration of the analogue regulation system.
Regulation for Generators Addresses excitation system and circuits and provides a functional description of excitation regulation.
Provides an overview of instrumentation and protections, power rectifying with thyristors, normal operation,
equipment maintenance, and how to proceed when problems are encountered.
Provides a description of the regulation system (analogue process), functional descriptions of the automatic
and manual channels, operating limits and setting, normal operation, and how to proceed when problems
are encountered.
Electrical and electromechanical knowledge
Familiarity with excitation and regulation circuits

Excitation Digital 2 8 B/FR Covers general information about excitation and regulation systems, including principles of electrotechnical
notions and configuration of the regulation.
Voltage Regulation for Includes an overview of excitation systems or circuits, functional descriptions of excitation and regulation,
Generators Description rectifying thyristors, application of software (functional blocks), software setting specifications (parameters),
and communication with a communication with the digital voltage regulation on site (using HMI software), and how to proceed when
PC for maintenance problems are encountered.
Provides an overview of instructions for connecting a PC, reading parameters on the regulator, operating
limits and settings, normal operation, application downloading and uploading, reading or editing parameters,
uploading or updating parameters, peturbography trends, variables analysis, and troubleshooting for internal
connections of the regulator. Also covers switchable outputs programming, hardware injection, system states
and alarms, and using the implementing instructions document for digital regulation maintenance.
Knowledge in electronics
Advanced voltage regulation experience
Familiarity with digital processing

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Generator H2Cooling Systems 3 12 Addresses H2-related safety rules.
Provides overviews of the gas cooling system with its gas unit, and the seal oil system with its seal oil unit:
Operation & Maintenance
Configuration, components, and function.
Includes instrumentation and monitoring, interpretation of process value readings (pressure, flow rates, gas
purity, humidity), alarms, and fault handling scenarios.
Covers maintenance procedures, such as purging the generator, replacement of oil filter cartridges, and
regeneration of the gas dryer.
Addresses cooling and humidification of the brush-gear cooling air.
Covers periodic checks of levels, pressures, flow rates, temperatures, gas purity, gas leakage, gas reserves, and
periodic functional checks of the various pump units (readiness for operation, change-over functions).
Experience in the operation and maintenance of GE power plants
Ability to interpret technical documents

Generator in Hydrogen 3 8 B/FR Provides an overview and functional descriptions of generator and auxiliary systems, instrumentation and protections.
C  overs generator hydrogen cooling system: Functional description, preparation and startup, operation,
and Auxiliary Systems and monitoring.
Description Running Reviews the generator seal oil system: Functional description, preparation and startup, operation, and monitoring.
& Incidents R  eviews the generator gas system: Functional description, preparation, scavenging air and CO2, filling with
hydrogen or draining, scavenging the H2 and CO2, operation, and monitoring.
R  eviews the generator stator water system: Functional description, preparation and startup, operation,
and monitoring.
Mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electromechanical knowledge

Generator Operations 5 12 Stresses the safe operation of the generator, as well as background in maintenance and troubleshooting skills.
Includes hands-on use of an excitation trainer, site-specific drawings and system settings.
and Excitation*
Prior knowledge of excitation systems is recommended

Combisystem Excitation 5 8 Provides an overview of electrical safety rules and measures.


Includes excitation system software and hardware functions (voltage controller, limit controllers,
& Static Starting Device*
superimposed controllers, reference signal sources).
Includes synchronous turbo generator configuration and function, characteristics, steady-state and transient
behavior, operating limits, protection, and dynamic response of the excitation system on sudden variations.
Covers the converter and its subsystems (power parts, auxiliaries, control, monitoring, and protection), front
panel handling (set points, actual values, fault messages, events and records), using software tools for the
common control equipment, cross-start manipulations (if applicable), O&M handbook, and hardware diagrams.
Electrical Operation & Maintenance Course
Knowledge of power plants
Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or a certification (electrical or mechanical technician)

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Days
Electrical Operation and 5 12 CH Provides an introduction to electrical safety measures and covers single-line diagrams and overview of
electrical main components, electrical operation concept, generator and exciter configuration and function,
Maintenance GT13E2 operation ranges and capabilities.
Includes review of maintenance, including routine checks, brush replacement, electrical tests, and inspection
of the cooling system inside the generator.
Covers generator monitoring, MV and LV switchgear: Function, operation, control modes, bus bar transfer
modes, locking for safety, hands-on maintenance.
Covers the generator circuit breaker, including function and configuration of the main components (SF6
breaker, operating-mechanism), operating modes, key-locking concept, monitoring, and inspections.
Covers transformers: Function and configuration, protection, breathers, coolers, pumps, connections,
bushings, oil checks, and tightness checks.
Covers batteries, battery chargers, inverters, and UPS system: Function and configuration, operation, routine
maintenance, and safe working practices.
Covers standby DG-Set: Function and configuration, operation, control, protection, periodic functional checks,
and contactors.
Includes a review of fault tracing in electrical and electronic systems, and interfaces to the distributed control system.
Any of the following courses: Combined Cycle Power Plant Introduction; Gas Turbine Power Plant Introduction;
Steam Turbine Power Plant Introduction
Knowledge of power plants
Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or a certification (electrical or mechanical technician)
Ability to review and interpret technical drawings

Generator & Transformer 4 8 Provides an overview of electrical safety rules and measures.
Covers the basic theory and applications of protection functions.
Protection MiCOMTM
Includes numerical generator protection system: System layout, hardware components, software and
firmware, and signal data flow.
Reviews documentation: Protection, measuring and metering, single-line diagrams, tripping logic diagrams,
schematic diagrams, setting lists, training manual, operation & maintenance manual.
Covers the user interface program S1: Configuration and parameterization of the system.
Includes monitoring functions, such as event and data recording, display of measured quantities, and recording
of disturbances.
Includes functional checks and maintenance, such as test functions, checklists, error handling, diagnostics,
service information, technical support, fault-tracing in electrical systems, and interfaces to the distributed
control system.
Electrical Operation & Maintenance Course
Knowledge of power plants
Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or a certification (electrical or mechanical technician)
Ability to review and interpret technical drawings

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Days
Protection System 4 12 CH Provides an overview of electrical safety rules and measures.
Covers the basic theory and applications of protection functions.
REG216 Maintenance Includes numerical generator protection system: System layout, hardware components, software and
firmware, and signal data flow.
Reviews documentation: Protection, measuring and metering, single-line diagrams, tripping logic diagrams,
schematic diagrams, setting lists, training manual, operation & maintenance manual.
Covers the user interface program S1: Configuration and parameterization of the system.
Includes monitoring functions, such as event and data recording, display of measured quantities, and recording
of disturbances.
Includes functional checks and maintenance, such as test functions, checklists, error handling, diagnostics,
service information, technical support, fault-tracing in electrical systems, and interfaces to the distributed
control system.
Experience in the electrical operation and maintenance of GE power plants
Ability to review and interpret single-line diagrams, technical drawings, and other documents

Innovation Series LCITM 4 12 US Developed for engineering and maintenance personnel who configure and maintain the LCI static starter,
this training includes hardware identification, pump panel troubleshooting and diagnostics, Hyper terminal
for Turbine Static Start communications, understanding the monitor commands, and user diagnostic tests.
Applications Includes simulators and a fully functioning LCI starter, along with lectures and hands-on exercises to develop a
thorough understanding of the equipment.
Electrical experience, training, or education

LS2100 LCI for Turbine 2 12 Developed for engineering and maintenance personnel who configure and maintain the LCI static starter, this
training includes hardware identification and control system ToolboxST* communications, and understanding
Static Start
the monitor commands.
Includes a simulator, lectures, and hands-on exercises.
Electrical experience, training, or education

LS2100e LCI for Turbine 2 12 Developed for engineering and maintenance personnel who configure and maintain the LCI static starter, this
training includes hardware identification, control system ToolboxST* communications, UCSB programming,
Static Start
and alarm viewer configuration.
Includes simulators and a walk-through (if available) of a fully functioning LCI starter, along with lectures and
hands-on exercises.
Electrical experience, training, or education

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Instrumentation

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Maintenance
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Days
LM2500 Aero Package 5 12 Covers topics from basic gas turbine theory to detailed turbine operation to support consistent, trouble-free
performance from the engine and its associated equipment.
Operations/Familiarization*
Enhances gas turbine operation skills to help participants analyze operating problems and take the necessary
corrective action.
Emphasizes the operators responsibilities with regard to auxiliary systems, operational data collection,
and evaluation.
Covers the interpretation of a fault annunciation, and how to determine if the annunciated fault can be
remedied by operator action or by the assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel. Focuses
on package familiarization, starting, loading, and specific operator checks of the various turbine support
systems and auxiliary systems for safe and reliable operation.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
None

LM2500+ Aero Package 5 12 Covers topics from basic gas turbine theory to detailed turbine operation to support consistent, trouble-free
performance from the engine and its associated equipment.
Operations/Familiarization*
Enhances gas turbine operation skills to help participants analyze operating problems and take the necessary
corrective action.
Emphasizes the operators responsibilities with regard to auxiliary systems, operational data collection,
and evaluation.
Covers the interpretation of a fault annunciation, and how to determine if the annunciated fault can be
remedied by operator action or by the assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel. Focuses
on package familiarization, starting, loading, and specific operator checks of the various turbine support
systems and auxiliary systems for safe and reliable operation.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
None

LM2500 Package 5 12 Enhances gas turbine operation skills to help participants analyze operating problems and take the necessary
corrective action.
Maintenance*
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Package Familiarization Course
Knowledge of power plant systems and operation

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Prerequisites

Days
LM2500+ Package 5 12 Emphasizes the operators responsibilities with regard to auxiliary systems, operational data collection,
and evaluation.
Maintenance*
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Package Familiarization Course
Knowledge of power plant systems and operation

LM6000 SAC/DLE Engine 3 12 Covers the interpretation of a fault annunciation, and how to determine if the annunciated fault can be
remedied by operator action or by the assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel. Focuses
Familiarization
on package familiarization, starting, loading, and specific operator checks of the various turbine support
systems and auxiliary systems for safe and reliable operation.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
None

LM2500 SAC/DLE 3 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Level 1 Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
B asic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500 Engine Familiarization Course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM2500 Level 2 Cold 5 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
B asic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500 Engine Familiarization Course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM2500 and LM2500+ DLE 5 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Level 2 Hot Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
B asic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500 Engine Familiarization Course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Prerequisites

Days
LM2500 and LM2500+ SAC 5 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Level 2 Hot Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
B asic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500/LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is
highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM2500+ 2 8 US Introduces the procedures required to assess the operational condition of internal gas turbine components
with the use of borescope equipment.
Borescope Inspection Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is
highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM2500+ SAC/DLE 3 8 KW Covers basic gas turbine theory, construction, and operation.
Focuses on basic turbine construction, major components, and operation.
Engine Familiarization US Requires a minimum of 4 students.
None

LM2500+ SAC/DLE 5 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Level 1 Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is
highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM2500+ SAC/DLE Level 2 5 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Cold Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is
highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM2500 2 8 US Introduces the procedures required to assess the operational condition of internal gas turbine components
with the use of borescope equipment.
Borescope Inspection Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500 Engine Familiarization course is
highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Aeroderivative Gas Turbines (Pages 52-59)

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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Options
Prerequisites

Days
LM6000 Aero Package 5 12 Covers topics from basic gas turbine theory to detailed turbine operation for consistent, trouble-free
performance from the engine and its associated equipment.
Operations/Familiarization*
Enhances gas turbine operation skills to help participants to analyze operating problems and take the
necessary corrective action.
Emphasizes the operators responsibilities with regard to auxiliary systems, operational data collection,
and evaluation.
Covers the interpretation of a fault annunciation, and how to determine if the annunciated fault can be
remedied by operator action or by the assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel. Focuses
on package familiarization, starting, loading, and specific operator checks of the various turbine support
systems and auxiliary systems for safer and more reliable operation.
None

LM6000 5 12 Developed for operations and maintenance personnel, this training introduces routine preventative
maintenance procedures and minor mechanical maintenance.
Package Maintenance*
Covers basic troubleshooting, and summarizes the inspections required for minor gas turbine-generator
mechanical maintenance.
Operation and maintenance personnel should attend this course together to develop a working relationship
regarding the maintenance requirements.
Also includes detail on Level 1 maintenance work packages and familiarization with the O&M Manual.
Does not include repair procedures for gas turbine components.
Package Familiarization Course
Knowledge of power plant systems and operation

LM6000 SAC/DLE 3 12 Covers basic gas turbine theory, construction, and operation.
Focuses on basic turbine construction, major components, and operation.
Engine Familiarization
None

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

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Location
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Options
Prerequisites

Days
LM6000 PA/PC Level 1 5 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
B asic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM6000 Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 7 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Cold Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM6000 Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 7 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Hot Maintenance Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM6000 Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

LM6000 PA/PC 2 8 US Covers the procedures required to assess the operational condition of internal gas turbine components using
borescope equipment.
Borescope Inspection Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic
 understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM6000 Engine Familiarization course is
highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical/hand tool skills

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

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Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Prerequisites

Days
LMS100 Aero Package 5 12 Introduces the basic skills and knowledge required for proper operation of the turbine and its associated systems.
Focuses on operator responsibilities, such as startup, loading, and monitoring during operation.
Operations/Familiarization*
None

LMS100 Package 5 12 Developed for operations and maintenance personnel, this training introduces routine preventative
maintenance procedures and minor mechanical maintenance.
Maintenance*
Covers basic troubleshooting, and summarizes the inspections required for minor gas turbine-generator
mechanical maintenance.
Operation and maintenance personnel should attend this course together to develop a working relationship
regarding the maintenance requirements.
Also includes detail on Level 1 maintenance work packages and familiarization with the O&M Manual.
Does not include repair procedures for gas turbine components.
Package Familiarization Course
Knowledge of power plant systems and operation

LMS100 SAC 3 12 Covers basic gas turbine theory, construction, and operation.
Focuses on basic turbine construction, major components, and operation.
Engine Familiarization
None

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

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Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

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Days
LMS100 Level 1 Maintenance 7 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the LMS100 gas turbine.
Consists of classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and
replacement of internal parts.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LMS100 Familiarization course is highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill and use of hand tools is required

LMS100 Level 2 7 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the LMS100 gas turbine.
Consists of classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and
Cold Maintenance replacement of internal parts.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LMS100 Familiarization course is highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill and use of hand tools is required

LMS100 Level 2 7 8 US Addresses the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the LMS100 gas turbine.
Consists of classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and
Hot Maintenance replacement of internal parts.
Requires a minimum of 4 students.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LMS100 Familiarization course is highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill and use of hand tools is required

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Plant Personnel Equipment Lifecycle


Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
Upgrade

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Options
Prerequisites

Days
TM2500 Aero Package 5 12 Introduces the basic skills and knowledge required for proper operation of the TM2500 model turbines and
their associated systems.
Operations/Familiarization*
Focuses on operator responsibilities, such as startup, loading, and monitoring during operation.
None

TM2500+ Aero Package 5 12 Introduces the basic skills and knowledge required for proper operation of the TM2500 model turbines and
their associated systems.
Operations/Familiarization*
Focuses on operator responsibilities, such as startup, loading, and monitoring during operation.
None

TM2500 Aero 5 12 Developed for operations and maintenance personnel, this training introduces routine preventative
maintenance procedures and minor mechanical maintenance.
Package Maintenance*
Covers basic troubleshooting, and summarizes the inspections required for minor gas turbine-generator
mechanical maintenance.
Operation and maintenance personnel should attend this course together to develop a working relationship
regarding the maintenance requirements.
Also includes detail on Level 1 maintenance work packages and familiarization with the O&M Manual.
Does not include repair procedures for gas turbine components.
Knowledge of power plant systems and operation

TM2500+ Aero 5 12 Developed for operations and maintenance personnel, this training introduces routine preventative
maintenance procedures and minor mechanical maintenance.
Package Maintenance*
Covers basic troubleshooting, and summarizes the inspections required for minor gas turbine-generator
mechanical maintenance.
Operation and maintenance personnel should attend this course together to develop a working relationship
regarding the maintenance requirements.
Also includes detail on Level 1 maintenance work packages and familiarization with the O&M Manual.
Does not include repair procedures for gas turbine components.
Knowledge of power plant systems and operation

TM2500+ Package 2 12 Developed as a prerequisite to on-the-job training, this course introduces participants to the TM2500+
package, and to the tasks required to install and commission the gas turbine package.
Installation & Commissioning
Covers setting the trailers, performing power train alignment, connecting the auxiliary equipment, pre-
commissioning of the subsystems, and commissioning activities.
Package Familiarization Course
Knowledge of power plant systems and operation

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Course Name Executive Summary

Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
Upgrade

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Prerequisites

Days
Gas Turbine Introduction for 5 12 Provides an introduction to gas turbine power plant fundamentals.
Covers the power plant designation system, and reading the process and instrumentation diagram (P&ID).
Power Plant Management
Provides insight on gas turbine operation with simulator support and maintenance overview.
Technical background
Familiarity with power plant management

Gas Turbine Operations* 10 12 Developed for supervisors, operations, and maintenance personnel, this training focuses on the operation of
GE heavy-duty gas turbine-generator units, develops a background in gas turbine-generator support systems
and operations, and will help participants to analyze operating problems and take the necessary corrective
action. Also details the configuration and construction of the gas turbine-generator.
Includes a detailed description of the gas turbine-generators major components, the functions of their
auxiliary systems, the operators responsibilities regarding systems operations, operational data acquisition,
and the evaluation of anomalies through the use of classroom instruction and exercises. Site-specific process
alarms and HMI control screens are also covered.
Emphasis is placed on the operators understanding of functionality and operation of the various auxiliary
systems, control systems, and operating parameters. Participants are instructed on methods to interpret
a fault annunciation and determine if the annunciated fault can be remedied by operator action or with the
assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel.
Focuses on the starting, loading, and specific operator checks of the various turbine support and auxiliary
systems for reliable operation of the gas turbine-generator unit, and the effects operation has on major
mechanical maintenance.
May include site visits to familiarize participants with the physical layout of the gas turbine-generator, and
the location of the various system components. Also provides an opportunity to correlate the system piping
schematics to the respective system hardware.
Prior hands-on gas turbine equipment experience is recommended
Completion of GEs five-day gas turbine operations overview, operations, or maintenance course is recommended

Gas Turbine Operations 5 12 Developed to enhance GE E-class (7EA and 9E) gas turbine-generator operator knowledge and skills.
Provides a detailed overview of gas turbine operating sequences and control and protection functions.
E-Class Turbines Advanced
Addresses gas turbine-generator operation and improves the participants ability to properly analyze operating
problems and take the necessary corrective action.
Focuses on the gas turbine and generator control and protection, the operational relationships of the
compressor, combustion and turbine sections and generator systems.
Turbine auxiliary support systems are briefly discussed.
Prior gas turbine operating experience or familiarity with gas turbine operation and control systems
Gas Turbine Operations Overview Course or Gas Turbine Operations Course

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Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Prerequisites

Days
Gas Turbine Operations 5 12 Developed to enhance GE F-class gas turbine-generator operation skills, this course provides a detailed
overview of gas turbine operating sequences, control, and protection functions.
F-Class Turbines Advanced
A ddresses operational skills and expands upon the participants background in gas turbine-generator operation,
improving the ability to properly analyze operating problems and take the necessary corrective action.
Focuses on gas turbine and generator control and protection, operational relationships of the compressor,
combustion and turbine sections, and generator cooling system.
Turbine auxiliary support systems are briefly discussed.
Gas Turbine Operations Overview Course or Gas Turbine Operations Course
Prior gas turbine operating experience or familiarity with gas turbine operation and control systems

Gas Turbine Operation 10 12 Describes the purpose, configuration, and function of a gas turbines subsystems, such as lube oil, jacking oil,
power oil, fuel and NOX water systems, air intake, variable guide vanes, blow off valves, etc.
Simulator Supported
Explains the monitoring and protection concept of the GT.
Covers interpretation and assessment of malfunctions using a GT simulator.
Describes the concept, configuration, and functions performed by the electro-hydraulic safety system.
Covers the pre-start checks to obtain start release, and walk down checks.
Explains the automatic and manual procedures for starting, synchronizing, loading, de-loading, and shutting
down, using a GT simulator.
Summarizes the sequencer steps of the GT proceeding during startup and shutdown operation.
Addresses features of all operation modes (standstill, startup, load operation, shutdown, rotor barring).
Gas Turbine Operations Overview Course or Gas Turbine Operations Course
Knowledge of power plants
Ability to read technical documents

Gas Turbine Operation Training 2 6 Introduces the basics about the HMI and the working environment, using simulator equipment.
Reviews preparation steps for GT startup and checking the release criteria for startup.
on Simulator
Covers startup of the gas turbine (run-up, idle and load operation), handling different plant load conditions, and
understanding the concept of hold points.
Addresses observation of key plant parameters, using the alarms, events, and trend displays to analyze the process.
Includes operator actions under transient conditions (handling GT PLS, TRIP etc.).
Any of the following courses: Gas Turbine Operation, Simulator Supported Course; ALSPA HMI Operation
Course; ADVANT with OperateIT (IIT800xA) Operation Course; IndustrialIT 800M with 800xA Operation Course
Fundamental skills regarding control systems

*Recommended course for new equipment COURSE CATALOG INDEX


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Instrumentation

Max. # Students
Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Prerequisites

Days
Gas Turbine Maintenance 5 6 P rovides information on the basic maintenance requirements for all types of GE heavy-duty gas turbines and
their auxiliary support systems. Model Series (MS) / frame sizes covered: 3, 5, 6, 7 and 9 B/E and F class unit types.
Provides participants a basic understanding of gas turbine construction, how a turbine works, and
requirements for maintenance and inspection procedures.
None

Gas Turbine Systems 5 12 Provides participants the skills and information necessary to inspect and perform routine systems
maintenance on GE heavy-duty gas turbines.
Maintenance*
Focuses on routine preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and inspections, overview of the turbine
combustion, hot gas path, and major inspection processes.
Basic knowledge of power plant equipment, systems and operation
Experience in power plant and/or general equipment maintenance

GT13E2 Gas Turbine Systems 3 12 CH Covers the GT13E2 thermal block: Main components, parts dimensions, weight, and function.
Provides an overview of gas turbine systems, including the purpose, configuration and function of the following
systems: Lube oil system, jacking oil system, power oil system, fuel gas system, fuel oil system, NOx water
system, air intake system, variable inlet guide vanes, blow off valves, and the purpose, confiiguration, and
function of the gas turbine monitoring and protection system.
Includes discussion on the use of operation and maintenance manuals, P&I diagrams and single-line diagrams,
operating instructions (including typical process set points and process values), concept of the electro-
hydraulic safety system.
Addresses testing of the gas turbine protection system: Trip block testing, overspeed simulation, load rejection,
cooling of the gas turbine hot gas parts, daily and weekly gas turbine maintenance.
Includes practical, hands-on exercises and walk down check of the gas turbine during standstill, prior to the
start, and during operation.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable field experience

GT13E2 Inspection 10 12 Covers planning, preparation, and setting up a site for a C-inspection.
Includes working with documentation, such as O&M manuals and test certificates.
Overview of disassembly and reassembly of the turbine instrumentation, applying step-by-step instruction
for disassembly, inspections, and reassembly of all turbine components. Covers special tools for disassembly
and reassembly.
Includes alignment of the outer and inner casing to the rotor (radial rotor position), and coupling alignment.
Includes preparation work for startup of the gas turbine and cleaning of systems, motor roll, and first ignition
following the inspection.
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the service or erection of power plants

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GT13E2 Mechanical Systems 7 12 Covers the GT13E2 thermal block: Main components, parts dimensions, weight, and function.
Provides an overview of the gas turbines systems, including the purpose, configuration, and function of the
& Components
following: Lube oil system, jacking oil system, power oil system, fuel gas system, fuel oil system, NOx water
system, air intake system, variable inlet guide vanes, and blow off valves.
Introduces proper use of operation & maintenance manuals: Assembly and disassembly procedures, working
with quality documentation, and test certificates.
Ability to interpret technical documents, such as Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and drawings
Mechanical background
Familiar with the service or erection of power plants

GT26 Gas Turbine Systems 3 12 CH Covers the GT26 thermal block: Main components, parts dimensions, weight, and function.
Provides an overview of gas turbine systems, including the purpose, configuration, and function of the
following systems: Lube oil system, jacking oil system, power oil system, fuel gas system, fuel oil system,
NOx water system, air intake system, variable inlet guide vanes, and blow off valves. Also covers the purpose,
configuration, and function of the gas turbine monitoring and protection system.
Includes discussion on the use of operation and maintenance manuals, P&I diagrams and single-line diagrams,
operating instructions (including typical process set points and process values), and concept of the electro-
hydraulic safety system.
Provides an overview on testing the gas turbine protection system: Trip block testing, overspeed simulation,
load rejection, cooling of the gas turbine hot gas parts, daily and weekly maintenance of the gas turbine.
Includes practical, hands-on exercises and walk down check of the gas turbine during standstill, prior to the
start, and during operation.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable field experience

GT26 Inspection (with 10 12 Covers preparation, planning, and setting up a site for C-inspection.
Includes working with documentation, such as O&M manuals and test certificates.
Retractable EV Burner)
Overview of disassembly and reassembly of the turbine instrumentation, applying step-by-step instruction
for disassembly, inspections, and reassembly of all turbine components. Covers special tools for disassembly
and reassembly.
Includes alignment of the outer and inner casing to the rotor (radial rotor position), and coupling alignment.
Includes preparation work for startup of the gas turbine and cleaning of systems, motor roll, and first ignition
following the inspection.
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the service or erection of power plants

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GT26 Mechanical Systems & 10 12 Covers the GT26 thermal block: Main components, parts dimensions, weight, and function.
Provides an overview of gas turbine systems, including the purpose, configuration, and function of the following
Components (with Retractable
systems: Lube oil system, jacking oil system, power oil system, fuel gas system, fuel oil system, NOx water
EV Burner) system, air intake system, variable inlet guide vanes, and blow off valves.
Includes purpose, configuration and function of the gas turbines main components: Compressor, combustion
chamber, turbine, rotor, blades and vanes, bearings, instrumentation to the thermal block, sealing, and cooling air.
Includes discussion on the use of operation and maintenance manuals: Assembly and disassembly procedures,
working with quality documentation and test certificates, and exercises to help participants find the required
documents in the maintenance manual.
Ability to interpret technical documents, such as Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and drawings
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the service or erection of power plants

GT Routine Maintenance 5 12 CH Cover the configuration and function of an annular combustor engine of GT 24 and GT 26.
Overview of the purpose and the duration of the three types of inspection on the gas turbine (A, B, C)
GT24/GT26 Describe and carry out the required measurements before, during and after an A,B or C-inspection overview.
Describe the correct use of the relevant documentation such as Test Certificates, Procedures and O&M
Manuals, select and correctly use of the relevant special tools, for performing the tasks required for an
inspection, the function of the installed Instrumentation.
Perform in-situ Radial Rotor Position measurements, calculations and possible adjustments, describe and
apply the disassembly and re-assembly of, EV Burners, EV Lances, SEV Lances, Flame Monitors, Pulsation
Probes EV and SEV, Ignition Probes, in-situ Boroscope preparations and inspections.
Apply all EHS procedures relevant to the task.
Basic knowledge of power plant equipment, systems and operation
Experience in power plant and/or general equipment maintenance

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Shaft Alignment of 2 10 L/FR Provides an overview of shaft alignment.
Covers the definitions of supports alignment, rotors alignment, aim of shaft alignment, causes and
Turbogenerator Sets consequences of misalignment, characteristics of defects on couplings, different type of shaftline, validation
and the conditions of measurement, misalignment of shaftlines when the group is operating, measurement of
misalignment defects at coupling, and signs convention.
Includes discussion of materials: Concentricity check, methodology by contact, analysis of records.
Includes parallelism check: Methodology by contact, analysis of records.
Covers shaft alignment checks with laser measurements: Principle advantages, calculation of alignment
correction, different methods of alignment surveys on an operating machine, and case studies.
Mechanical knowledge

Gas Turbine 5 12 Provides an overview of gas turbine maintenance documentation, test and data sheets.
Includes A-, B and C-Inspections, A and B-borescope inspections and C-inspection: Measurement of turbine
Mechanical Maintenance
rotor position and, in summary form only, main disassembly procedures (opening of the turbine housing,
removal of the rotor).
Covers routine mechanical and preventive maintenance of the turbine and its auxiliary systems, wear parts:
valves, stuffing box seals, oil scrapers, labyrinth seals, fuel nozzles, oil filters, oil purifier, oil-fume exhaust fan.
Covers preparation for inspection (fuel valves, lube oil, jacking oil, and turning gear systems, shaft lift, shaft
position, coupling run-out), scheduling manpower, and ordering spare parts and tools.
Covers checks and measurements to be made on the turbine during operation, during coast-down, at
standstill, and during restart after an inspection.
Hands-on training via simulator and walk down to WSC are included when available.
Combined Cycle Power Plant Overview & Introduction Course
Gas Turbine Power Plant Introduction Course
Knowledge of power plants
Mechanical background

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Handling Parts 3 8 L/FR Provides instructions for proper handling of steam turbine parts. Covers abnormalities, safety rules and
responsibilities, specific lifting devices for transport, and management responsibilities.
of Steam Turbines Includes slinging and handling reversal: Definitions, slinging, load analysis, lifting, and reversal.
Includes rotors handling: Goal and risks of handling, lifting devices, tools, rotor preparation, lifting,
displacement and storage of the rotor, and use of the rotor lifting tool.
Crane operation and slinging certification

Industrial Steam Turbines 2 10 L/FR Introduces the general configuration of steam turbines.
Covers operation: Expansion stage principles, impulse and reaction turbine, configuration of main steam
General Overview for turbine components, operation principles (constraints, expansion, shaft line dynamic, seals), and auxiliary
Risk Assessment systems (lubrication, seals, security, control system).
Covers the main steps of turbogenerator assembly, assembly and adjustment means, and adjustment examples.
Addresses checking, adjustments, and main tests during commissioning.
Provides an overview of machine acceptance: Performance tests principles, examples of specifications,
measurement devices, measurement data processing software. and maintenance.
Covers types of preventive and scheduled maintenance. Preventive maintenance: Permanent monitoring,
detection, non-destructive testing, and routine operational maintenance. Scheduled maintenance: Defined
scope based on small, medium and large inspection scope as per O&M manuals.
Provides an overview of spare parts: Critical spare parts, safety spare parts list, spare parts list for small,
medium and large inspections.
None

Industrial Steam Turbines 5 8 L/FR Provides an overview of turbine operation and documentation.
Includes auxiliary circuits, safety systems, lexicon, reading of the drawings, maintenance procedures, control
Maintenance datasheets, record datasheets, and operations follow-up.
Practical Exercise Covers turbine operation, documentation and configuration: Components, library/archive, reading of drawings,
test certificates, records for safety, chemicals, lifting, and shipping.
Introduces responsibility and behavior, slinging and handling (includes choice of slings, shackles and lifting
eyes), angles of lifting (height under lifting hook, procedure), loads to handle, tools and check, axial and radial
clearance, checking reference bearing/rotor, micrometric gauge (before and after disassembling), micrometer,
gauge, and caliper.
Covers segments check, radial clearances, setting, rotor positioning, and thrust bearing settings.
Disassembly/reassembly: Marks (marking of parts, identification, rear, back, left, right), state of the parts after
disassembly, keys positioning, and tightening.
Requires a minimum of 6 students
Advanced mechanical skill
Familiar with metrology and basic mechanical tools

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Steam Turbine Conversion/ 2 12 Provides detailed information on restarting a GE steam turbine following a steam path upgrade.
Reviews the skills required to operate a GE steam turbine for peak availability, reliability and production.
Modification/Upgrade
Includes a detailed discussion of mechanical changes which can affect unit startup and shutdown. Root causes
Operations & Maintenance of the most common operational problems are examined and corrective actions are discussed.
Prior hands-on plant maintenance experience

Steam Turbine Conversion/ 5 12 Covers all CMU features, including a review of the changes, modifications, and upgrades which will affect
unit operation.
Modification/Upgrade
Provides detailed information on the skills required to operate a site-specific GE steam turbine for peak
Operations with availability, reliability, and production. Major components are discussed, and participants explore turbine-
Controls Upgrade generator auxiliaries, HMIs, process alarms, and startup and shutdown processes.
Reviews auxiliary systems from the ground up by discussing unit-specific process alarms, HMI monitoring
capability, P&IDs and device summaries.
Covers the full potential and limitations of all Steam Turbine support systems. Prepares participants to handle
complex process situations by learning to detect the early warning signs, site-specific startup permissives and
startup and shutdown processes, and load changes. Root causes of the most common operational problems
are examined and corrective actions are discussed.
None

Steam Turbine Maintenance* 5 12 Provides an understanding of the maintenance requirements for GE steam turbines and their support systems,
an understanding of steam turbine maintenance fundamentals, and preventive maintenance requirements.
Covers operation impact on maintenance, routine maintenance, and inspections.
Prior hands-on plant maintenance experience

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Steam Turbine Operation 5 12 CH Provides an overview of steam turbine operation and a technical description of a steam turbine.
R eviews technical/operational descriptions of auxiliary systems, including jacking oil and turning gear, hydraulic
Single Shaft Plant oil supply, control and safety, gland steam, LP turbine hood spray, vacuum breaking, drains, and SSS clutch.
Addresses working with documents and instrumentation diagrams: Instrument list of steam turbine alternator
set, guideline for process function plans (PFuPs), process function groups for open-loop control of steam
turbine, and process function groups for closed-loop control of steam turbine.
Combined Cycle Power Plant Introduction Course
Steam Turbine Introduction for Combined Cycle Power Plants Course
Knowledge of power plants
Ability to read technical documents

Steam Turbine Operations* 10 12 Provides operators, engineers, supervisors, and maintenance personnel with detailed information on the safe
operation of a GE-manufactured steam turbine-generator unit.
Steam turbine-generator process specifics are discussed, helping participants to properly analyze operating
problems and take the necessary corrective action.
Provides recommended starting and loading specifics, operators daily and weekly tests, along with all site-
specific process alarms and control HMI screens.
Emphasis is placed on the operators understanding of functionality and operation of the various auxiliary
systems, control systems, and operating parameters.
Prior hands-on steam plant experience and familiarity with steam plant systems

Steam Turbine Operations 5 12 Reviews the skills required to operate a site-specific GE steam turbine for peak availability, reliability
and production.
Advanced
Covers major components and explores turbine-generator auxiliaries, HMIs, process alarms, and startup and
shutdown processes.
A ddresses auxiliary systems from the ground up by discussing unit-specific process alarms, HMI monitoring
capability, P&IDs and device summaries, and the full potential and limits of all steam turbine support systems.
Participants learn to handle complex process situations by learning to detect the early warning signs of trouble.
Covers startup permissives, startup and shutdown processes, and load changes. Root causes of the most
common operational problems are examined and all corrective actions are discussed.
Prior hands-on steam plant experience and familiarity with site-specific steam plant systems

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Steam Turbines Diaphragm 1 6 L/FR A ddresses general operating principles of diaphragms, including an overview of main parts and details of
constitution.
Alignments in a Turbine Casing Covers the measurement device and its operation.
Basic and Principles Includes detailed description of test implementation and location of the test points.
Reviews measurement analysis and comparison with required values.
Mechanical knowledge

Steam Turbines General 5 10 L/FR Provides an overview of the steam turbine description, including the shaft line and the main components
(modules, bearings, steam chests, steam pipes).
Description Main Addresses steam turbine operation: Thermodynamic energy transformation of steam into kinetic energy and
differences between work, triangle of speeds, two operation types (impulse turbine and reaction turbine), twisted blades, and
turbines of the nuclear fleet thermodynamic characteristics of different turbines of the nuclear fleet.
Maintenance principles Covers characteristics and particulars of the different turbines in the nuclear fleet: CP0-CP1 steam turbines,
CP2-P4-P4 steam turbines, N4-EPR steam turbines.
Addresses the functional role of each auxiliary system: System description, operational control system and
monitoring, lubricating system, seals, drains, control fluid system, safeties control system, monitoring system,
moisture separator reheaters.
Covers maintenance: General principles, preventive maintenance, maintenance preparation,
maintenance programs.
Mechanical knowledge

Steam Turbines Maintenance 10 8 L/FR Developed for qualified mechanics and turbine fitters, this training provides an overview on turbine operation
and documentation.
(CEM, Rateau Design) Provides an overview of auxiliaries circuits, safety systems, lexicon, reading and understanding drawings,
maintenance procedures, control datasheets, record datasheets, and operations follow-up.
Addresses safety and quality: Management of devices and means, gestures, handling, slinging, products,
solvents, consignment and exceptional, modes of work.
Covers responsibility and behavior, hold points and notifications, internal checks, statements, documentation,
reports drafting, slinging and handling (includes choice of slings, shackles and lifting eyes), angles of lifting
(height under lifting hook, procedures, loads to handle), gestures, positioning, part/handling (visibility, marks),
part reversal, packing plan, guidance, lifting tools and checks (axial and radial clearances), checking: reference
bearing/rotor, micrometric gauge before and after disassembling, silks rotor and bearing, micrometer, gauge,
caliper, segments checks, radial clearance setting, rotor positioning, and thrust bearings settings.
Covers disassembly/reassembly: Marks (marking of parts, identification, rear, back, left, right), state of the
parts after disassembly (visual examination), key positioning, and tightening.
Advanced experience in mechanics and turbine fitting

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Steam Turbines 3 10 L/FR Provides general principles and a description of steam turbine maintenance.
Addresses the auxiliary systems and their basic maintenance.
Maintenance Principles Covers preventive maintenance and maintenance manuals: General guidelines, turbine shutdown for
maintenance, and fast cooling.
Provides a steam turbine description, and covers contractual tools and preventive maintenance exercises.
Mechanical knowledge
Attended The steam turbine overall description PDT-ST-10 training course

Steam Turbines 2 10 L/FR Provides a steam turbine description and addresses the shaft line.
Covers main components: HP, IP & LP modules, bearings, steam chests, steam pipework.
Overall Description Addresses auxiliary systems: Lubricating system, drains, control fluid system, monitoring system, safeties, and
control system.
None

Steam Turbines Blading 1 10 L/FR Addresses the basics of steam turbine blading.
Impulse and reaction turbines are discussed.
Basic Information Provides an overview of right and left blades, different types of blades, impulse turbine principles, reaction
turbine principles, moment weight, and practical calculation methodology on site.
None

Thermal Power Stations 1 10 L/FR Provides an introduction to steam and water cycles.
Covers the balance of plant mechanics, water systems, fundamentals of thermodynamics, steam and water
Water and Steam Cycle main components, steam generators, steam turbines, cold end and cooling systems, combined cycles, and
nuclear cycles.
None

Thermal Process Basic 3 6 L/FR Covers a plant presentation: Main circuits, functional breakdown, source documents.
Addresses basic notions: Thermodynamics, combustion, and control.
Principle and the Thermal Covers the principles, main circuit items, and safety systems for circuit circulation, circuit fuel, circuit steam
Process Simulator and water, circuit air and flue gas, and circuit power.
None

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Thermodynamics Applied 1/2 10 L/FR Provides an introduction to thermodynamic purpose.
Covers enthalpy: Water steam enthalpy, energy transfer, and entropy.
to Steam Turbines Steam Addresses different kinds of water steam expansion: In a steam chest, in the first stage of an HP turbine
Product Line (partial or total injection), in a turbine steam path, in the gland steam boxes, in the drains, and different types
of exchangers, (water/ steam, steam/steam, water/oil, etc.).
None

TM2 Industrial Steam Turbines 2 10 L/FR Provides an overall description of steam turbine theory: Steam turbine operation principles, turbine
speed reducers.
Overall Description Covers HP steam turbine, LP steam turbine, steam path, stop valves, HP and LP control valves, bearings,
thermal expansions, and couplings.
Addresses auxiliary systems: Lubricating systems, drains, gland steam, control fluid systems, monitoring
systems, safeties, and control systems.
Mechanical knowledge

Steam Turbine Mechanical 5 12 CH Provides an overview of steam turbine maintenance documentation, test, and data sheets.
Addresses routine mechanical and preventive maintenance of turbine and generator auxiliary systems and
Maintenance wear parts (control valves, main stop valves, oil baffles, labyrinth seals, gland seals, turbine blades, bearings,
and alignments.
Includes A, B, and C inspection types for the steam turbine, and inspection preparation (scheduling manpower,
ordering spare parts and tools). Also includes inspection examples: Valves, lube oil systems, jacking oil
systems, and turning gear systems.
Covers checks and measurements to be made on the turbine during operation, during rundown, at standstill,
and during restart following an inspection.
Combined Cycle Power Plant Introduction Course or Steam Turbine Introduction for Combined Cycle Power
Plants Course
Knowledge of power plants
Mechanical background

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Boiler Operation 10 20 This program aims to satisfy fundamental knowledge requirements on the operation of a Boiler. The program
is tailored to the installed equipment, using current operating philosophies. For each topic, a combination of
(Tangentially Fired)*
classroom lecture and discussion will first review the system/equipment arrangement and function, and then
lead the student to an understanding of both normal and abnormal system/equipment operating procedures
and parameters. Classroom presentations will be reinforced with system walk downs.
Knowledge of power plants

Boiler Maintenance 10 20 This program aims to satisfy fundamental knowledge requirements on the maintenance of a Boiler. The program
is tailored to the installed equipment, using current maintenance philosophies. Instruction will focus on the proper
(Tangentially Fired)*
methods for inspection and maintenance of boiler components and auxiliaries, proper documentation of findings,
and suggested approaches for repair of serious findings. Classroom presentations will be reinforced with system
walk downs.
Knowledge of power plants

Boiler Configuration and 2 20 Provides detailed information on measuring and maintaining plant and boiler performance objectives.
Focuses on the understanding of boiler performance, technical knowledge of the combustion process, and
Testing Fundamentals
boiler performance testing techniques.
A minimum of three years of performance engineering or plant engineering is recommended

Low Nox Operation 2 12 Provides detailed information on the operation and maintenance of Low NOx burner upgrades.
Training is tailored to the installed equipment, using current operating and maintenance philosophies.
and Maintenance
Provides knowledge required to operate the upgraded systems and equipment in accordance with the
recommended procedures and system specifications.
Also provides knowledge to plan for and safely perform preventive maintenance associated with the upgrade.
None

Boiler Operation 10 20 Provides fundamental information on the operation of a boiler. Training is tailored to the installed equipment,
using current maintenance philosophies.
For each topic, a combination of classroom instruction and discussion review the system/equipment arrangement
and function, leading participants to an understanding of both normal and abnormal system/equipment operating
procedures and parameters. Classroom presentations are reinforced with system walk downs.
None

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Days
Boiler Maintenance 10 20 Provides fundamental information on the maintenance of a boiler. Training is tailored to the installed
equipment, using current maintenance philosophies.
Instruction focuses on the proper methods for inspection and maintenance of boiler components and
auxiliaries, proper documentation of findings, and suggested approaches for repair of serious findings.
Classroom instruction is reinforced with system walk downs.
None

Combustion Tuning for 2 20 Provides detailed information on optimum NOx/CO emissions from a coal-fired steam generator.
Emphasis is on combustion system improvement in a tangential firing system.
Emissions (CO, NOx)
Boiler Configuration and Testing Fundamentals Seminar is recommended

Boiler Inspection Seminar 2 25 Provides detailed information on the maintenance of the boiler and its auxiliaries. Emphasis is placed on
common points for all boiler inspections.
Series Session 1 Boiler
Addresses boiler configuration variations, based on application and fuel.
Inspection Fundamentals Focuses on steel selection, water treatment and steam quality.
Covers pressure part failure mechanisms, causes and prevention.
None

Boiler Inspection Seminar 2 20 Provides detailed information on inspection and maintenance of the boiler and its auxiliaries.
Emphasis is placed on the details of inspection and preventative measures to improve component reliability.
Series Session 2 Boiler
Addresses the subject of boiler inspections starting with the fundamentals of inspecting thick wall (headers/
Component Failure Causes drums), thin-wall (tubes) pressure parts as well as sub-components closely associated with reliable operation.
& Corrective Repair Addresses the stress from the standpoints of the fireside, waterside, and structural supports over a range
of thermal conditions. Each topic includes activities that must take place before, during, and after the boiler
outage. Predictive maintenance (inspection and analysis) are the primary focus, but critical recommendations
will address preventative and corrective maintenance.
Boiler Inspection Fundamentals Seminar or previous knowledge in this area

Boiler Inspection Seminar 2 15 Provides detailed information on inspection and maintenance of the boiler and its auxiliaries. Emphasis is
placed on common points for all boiler inspections.
Series Session 3
Addresses the subject of boiler inspection, starting with the fundamentals of inspecting thick-wall
Pressure Part Failure (headers/drums) and thin-wall (tubes) pressure parts, as well as those subcomponents closely associated
Analysis & Prevention with reliable operation.
Boiler Inspection Fundamentals and NDE Condition Assessment Seminar or previous knowledge in power
plant inspection and maintenance

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Maintenance

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Boiler Inspection Seminar 2 15 Covers inspection and maintenance of the boiler and its auxiliaries. Emphasis is placed on common points for
all boiler inspections.
Series Session 4 Advanced
Includes the advanced assessment phase of this series of courses. Training is intended to take stress analysis
pressure Part Condition & to a higher level, in which component life and integrity assessment can be projected beyond the traditional
Remaining Life Assessment 30-year period, factoring in the risks associated with continuously increasing cyclic operation.
Boiler Inspection Fundamentals and NDE Condition Assessment Seminar or previous knowledge in power
plant inspection and maintenance

Coal Pulverizer Maintenance & 2 20 Covers the operation and maintenance of pulverizers, including concerns about performance, reliability
and availability.
Performance Seminar
Addresses preventive and corrective maintenance to improve equipment performance, and recommends
procedures and practices to consider before, during, and after mill overhauls.
None

Gas Conversion Inspection 2 15 Provides fundamental knowledge on maintenance requirements of the proposed gas conversion.
Tailored to the installed equipment, using current maintenance philosophies.
& Maintenance and Gas
Addresses planning and safe performance of preventive maintenance for the proposed upgrade.
Conversion Operation
Power Plant Fundamentals training or prior plant experience

High Performance Pulverizer 2 20 Covers the operation and maintenance of pulverizers, including concerns about performance, reliability
and availability.
Operations, Maintenance &
Addresses preventive and corrective maintenance to improve equipment performance, and recommends
Performance procedures and practices to consider before, during, and after mill overhauls.
None

Limelight Exacta Flame


TM
1 8 Covers the fundamentals of operating and maintaining Exacta* flame scanners.
Addresses general scanner theory, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and equipment walk downs.
Scanners
None

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Leadership

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Days
Power Plant Steam 3 10 L/FR Reviews general principles: Steam/water cycle, heat sources, heat exchanges, vaporization, circulation,
superheating and resuperheating.
Generator Combustion Covers principles of combustion: Chemistry, flame temperature, and excess air.
Includes fuel types (gaseous liquid fuels, solid) and fuel preparation (storage and conditioning, crushing and
mixing of coal).
Includes combustion of liquid and gaseous fuels, spraying, heating types, coal combustion, direct/indirect
heating, and unburned fuel loss.
Addresses emission control and solid waste: Origin of pollutants, emissions regulation, special processes
(Denox, DeSox, ESP).
Mathematical basics: Unit conversion and scale change

Power Plant Steam Generator 5 10 L/FR Reviews general principles: Steam/water cycle, heat sources, heat exchanges, vaporization, circulation,
superheating and resuperheating.
Configuration & Operation Includes the main types of steam generators: Drum-type, natural circulation, controlled circulation, once-
through SG, wet separator, dry separator, supercritical, heat recovery steam generator (HRSG).
Includes an introduction to combustion, combustion principles, and types of fuels.
Includes steam generator architecture: General layout, furnace, heat exchanger arrangement, and auxiliaries.
Mathematical basics: Unit conversion and scale change

RSFC Operations 2 20 Provides fundamental knowledge on the operation and maintenance of RSFC* burners.
Training is tailored to the installed equipment, using current operating and maintenance philosophies.
and Maintenance
Power Plant Fundamentals training or prior plant experience

RB Pulverizer Operations, 2 20 Covers the operation and maintenance of pulverizers, including concerns about performance, reliability
and availability.
Maintenance & Performance
Addresses preventive and corrective maintenance to improve equipment performance, and recommends
procedures and practices to consider before, during, and after mill overhauls.
None

RP Pulverizer Operations, 2 20 Covers the operation and maintenance of pulverizers, including concerns about performance, reliability
and availability.
Maintenance & Performance
Addresses preventive and corrective maintenance to improve equipment performance, and recommends
procedures and practices to consider before, during, and after mill overhauls.
None

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Days
RS Pulverizer Operations, 2 20 Covers the operation and maintenance of pulverizers, including concerns about performance, reliability
and availability.
Maintenance & Performance
Addresses preventive and corrective maintenance to improve equipment performance, and recommends
procedures and practices to consider before, during, and after mill overhauls.
None

RPS Pulverizer Operations, 2 20 Covers the operation and maintenance of pulverizers, including concerns about performance, reliability
and availability.
Maintenance & Performance
Addresses preventive and corrective maintenance to improve equipment performance, and recommends
procedures and practices to consider before, during, and after mill overhauls.
None

Elements of a High Energy 2 15 Developed to benefit personnel recently assigned with maintenance and evaluation of these components/
materials in accordance with the guidelines of ASME B31.1.
Piping (HEP) System
Emphasizes the key aspects of ensuring the safe and reliable operation of high energy piping (HEP).
Covers concerns related to Grade 91 materials.
Addresses utility, industrial, and HRSG applications.
None

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Days
Elements of a High Energy 2 15 Developed to benefit personnel recently assigned with maintenance and evaluation of these components/
materials in accordance with the guidelines of ASME B31.1.
Piping (HEP) System
Emphasizes the key aspects of ensuring the safe and reliable operation of high energy piping (HEP).
Covers concerns related to Grade 91 materials.
Addresses utility, industrial, and HRSG applications.
None

Heat Recovery Steam 2 20 Addresses HRSG inspection and maintenance cycles, and activities involved in outage work on the gas turbine
and balance of plant for both combined cycle and cogeneration facilities.
Generator (HRSG) Operation
Covers the arrangement of both horizontal and vertical units, cycle performance, control, pressure part and
and Inspection non-pressure part degradation, water treatment, metallurgical issues for cyclic operation, advanced condition
assessment and remaining life estimation, and practical inspection and repair activities.
None

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Instrumentation

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Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

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Electrical

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Location
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Days
Air and Hydrogen Cooled 2 10 B/FR Developed to benefit personnel recently assigned with maintenance and evaluation of these components/
materials in accordance with the guidelines of ASME B31.1.
Generators Basic and Emphasizes the key aspects of ensuring the safe and reliable operation of high energy piping (HEP).
Operating Principles Covers concerns related to Grade 91 materials.
Addresses utility, industrial, and HRSG applications.
None

Air Cooled Generators Basic 2 10 B/FR Addresses HRSG inspection and maintenance cycles, and activities involved in outage work on the gas turbine
and balance of plant for both combined cycle and cogeneration facilities.
and Operating Principles Covers the arrangement of both horizontal and vertical units, cycle performance, control, pressure part and
non-pressure part degradation, water treatment, metallurgical issues for cyclic operation, advanced condition
assessment and remaining life estimation, and practical inspection and repair activities.
None

Air Cooled Generators for 5 8 B/FR Covers fundamentals of synchronous machines: Principles and constitution, electrical power generation, PQ
diagrams, and operating limits.
Gas Turbine Basics, Includes functional description of a hydrogen-cooled generator, ventilation and cooling, instrumentation and
operating principles, running protections, excitation equipment, and operation and maintenance.
and maintenance Reviews the excitation-regulation system: Functional description, instrumentation and protections, voltage
regulation, operation and setting.
Includes a functional description of the generator and unit electrical protections.
Reviews operation and maintenance procedures.
Covers operating the air-cooled generator on a simulator, and startup and operation of the generator
connected to the grid.
Addresses how to proceed when problems are encountered.
Mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electromechanical knowledge
Knowledge of excitation regulation and electrical protection

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Instrumentation

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Plan & Install
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Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

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Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Prerequisites

Days
Air Cooled Generators for 5 10 B/FR Covers fundamentals of synchronous machines: Principle, constitution, power generation, PQ diagrams,
and operating limits.
Steam Turbine Basics, Addresses air-cooled generators: Functional description, ventilation and cooling, instrumentation,
operating principles, running and protections.
and maintenance Provides an overview of excitation equipment, operation and maintenance.
Introduces excitation and regulation system: Functional description of the excitation-regulation,
instrumentation and protections, voltage regulation, operation, and setting.
Includes generator and unit electrical protections, and functional descriptions of the electrical protections.
Reviews operation and maintenance procedures.
Addresses how to proceed when problems are encountered.
Mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electromechanical knowledge
Knowledge of excitation regulation and electrical protection

Electrical Engineering 5 10 L/FR Reviews basic theoretical knowledge of alternative currents, circuit breaker failure, diagrams of a
power plants distribution, short-circuit currents, current and voltage transformers, and principles of
Generator Electrical symmetrical components.
Protections Provides an overview of generators protections, functions, behavior, various types of protections (ANSI
standard), and generator-grid coupling.
Addresses injection and adjustment of the protection relays parameters.
Mathematical knowledge and understanding of complex numbers, vectors, and trigonometry

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Instrumentation

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Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

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Electrical

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Location
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Prerequisites

Days
Electrical Engineering 2 6 L/FR Provides the basics on the subject of direct current: Definition of electric current, current strength, electric
voltage, resistance, Ohm and Kirchhoff laws.
Introduction to Commissioning Addresses alternating current: Variable voltage, trigonometry basics, periodic signals, impedance, circuit
and Measurement elements (resistance, inductance, capacitance), phase displacement basics, and reactance.
Reviews power generation basics: Direct current power, alternating current power (apparent/active/reactive
power), electrical engineering equipment basics, and operation principles of motors, alternators, and
transformers.
Introduces different break equipment electrical measurements: Low voltage electrical measurement, high
voltage electrical measurement, and measurement reducers (CT and VT).
None

Electrical Operation & 3 6 CH Covers electrical safety measures, single-line diagrams, and provides an overview of electrical main
components and electrical operation concept.
Maintenance Overview Air Includes generator and exciter configuration and function, operation ranges, and capabilities.
Cooled Generator & Auxiliaries Reviews maintenance procedures, such as outline checks, electrical tests, inspection of the cooling system
inside the generator, generator monitoring, and LV switchgear (function, operation, control modes, bus bar
transfer modes).
Includes generator circuit breaker overview: Function and configuration of the main components (SF6-breaker,
operating mechanism), operating modes, and monitoring.
Covers transformers: Function and configuration, protection, breathers, coolers, pumps, connections,
bushings, oil checks, and tightness checks.
Includes an overview of batteries, battery chargers, inverters, UPS-System: Function and configuration,
operation, routine maintenance, fault tracing methods in electrical and electronic systems, and interfaces to
the distributed control system.
Experience in the electrical operation and maintenance of GE power plants
Ability to interpret technical documents, such as single-line diagrams (SLD) and drawings

H2-Cooled Generator, 1 12 Addresses H2-related safety rules.


Provides overviews of the gas cooling system with its gas unit, and the seal oil system with its seal oil unit:
Mechanical Maintenance
Layout, components, and function.
Covers maintenance procedures, including replacement of oil filter cartridges.
Covers cooling and of removal of condense water humidification of the brush-gear cooling air.
Knowledge of power plants
Mechanical background
Ability to read and interpret technical drawings

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Instrumentation

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Plan & Install
Maintenance

Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

Operate &
Electrical

Maintain

Location
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Options
Prerequisites

Days
H2-Cooled Generator, 2 15 CH Addresses H2-related safety rules.
Provides overviews of the gas cooling system with its gas unit, and the seal oil system with its seal oil unit:
Operation Layout, components, and function.
Covers instrumentation and monitoring, interpretation of process value readings (such as pressure, flow rates,
gas purity, humidity), alarms, and fault handling scenarios.
Covers maintenance procedures: Purging the generator, replacement of oil filter cartridges, regeneration of the
gas dryer, cooling and humidification of the brush-gear cooling air.
Explains periodic functional checks of levels, pressures, flow rates, temperatures, gas purity, gas leakage, gas
reserve, as well as periodic checks of the various pump units (readiness for operation, change-over functions).
Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or a certification (electrical or mechanical technician)
Electrical Operation & Maintenance Course
Knowledge of power plants
Ability to read technical documents

Hydrogen Cooled Generator 5 12 B/FR Covers fundamentals of synchronous machines: Principles and constitution, electrical power generation, PQ
diagrams, and operating limits.
& Auxiliary Systems Basics, Provides a functional description of a hydrogen-cooled generator, ventilation and cooling, instrumentation and
Operating Principles, Running protections, excitation equipment, and operation and maintenance.
and Incidents Includes an overview of generator seal oil systems (GHE or MKW): Functional description, preparation and
startup, monitoring, and operation on simulator.
Includes an overview of generator gas systems (GRV or MKG): Functional description, preparation, scavenging
air and CO2, filling generator with hydrogen, scavenging H2 and CO2, monitoring and operation on a simulator.
Addresses the generator stator water system (GST or MKF): Functional description, preparation, and startup.
Includes an overview of monitoring and operation of an excitation regulation system (GEX or MKC) on a
simulator: Functional description, operation and operating limits, monitoring, and incidents.
Includes operation of the hydrogen-cooled generator on simulator: Startup and operation of the auxiliary
systems, startup and operation of the hydrogen-cooled generator connected to the grid.
Mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electromechanical knowledge

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Instrumentation

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Plan & Install
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Maintenance
Supervisors

Mechanical
Operations
Leadership

& Controls

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Electrical

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Location
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Prerequisites

Days
Hydrogen Cooled Generator & 3 8 B/FR Provides a description of hydrogen-cooled generator: Functional description, excitation equipment, normal
operation, and monitoring.
Auxiliary Systems Operating Covers the generator cooling system: Functional description of a generator, preparation and startup, normal
Principles, Running and operation, and monitoring.
Incidents on Simulator Covers the generator seal oil system: Functional description of a generator, excitation equipment, normal
operation, and monitoring.
Covers the generator gas system: Functional description, preparation, scavenging air and CO2, filling with
hydrogen or draining, scavenging the H2 and CO2, operation, and monitoring.
Covers the generator stator water system: Functional description of a generator, excitation equipment, normal
operation, and monitoring.
Mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical knowledge
Familiarity with the assembly and operation of generators and auxiliary systems

Hydrogen Cooled Generator 5 8 B/FR Covers fundamentals of synchronous machines: Principles and constitution, electrical power generation, PQ
diagrams and operating limits.
with Stator Water and Provides functional descriptions of the hydrogen-cooled generator, ventilation and cooling, instrumentation
Auxiliary Systems Basics, and protections, excitation equipment, and operation and maintenance.
operating principles, running Addresses the hydrogen cooling system (GRH or MKA): Functional description, monitoring, and maintenance.
and maintenance Covers the seal oil system for hydrogen-cooled generators (GHE or MKW): Functional description, monitoring,
and incidents.
Covers the gas system for hydrogen-cooled generators (GRV or MKG): Functional description, preparation,
scavenging air and CO2, filling with hydrogen or draining, and scavenging H2 and CO2.
Provides an overview of the stator water system for hydrogen-cooled generators (GST or MKF): Functional
description, monitoring, and incidents.
Covers the regulation system for hydrogen-cooled generators (GEX or MKC): Functional description,
monitoring, and incidents.
Includes operation of the hydrogen-cooled generator on a simulator: Startup and operation of the auxiliary
systems, startup and operation of the hydrogen-cooled generator connected to the grid.
Mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electromechanical knowledge

Hydrogen Cooled Generators 4 8 B/FR Provides descriptions of hydrogen-cooled generator, generator cooling system GRH or MKA, generator seal
oil system GHE or MKW, generator gas system GRV or MKG, generator stator water system GST or MKF, and
and Auxiliary Systems operating hydrogen-cooled generator and auxiliary systems on a simulator.
Description, monitoring and
Mechanical, hydraulic, and, electrical knowledge
incidents on a simulator
Advanced knowledge and experience with generator technology
Familiarity with auxiliary systems

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Water and H2 cooled 5 12 Cover and explain the layout and function of the generator auxiliaries; H2cooling system triple circuit seal oil
system, water cooling system, describe from memory the processes of gas sealing and gas extracting from the
Generator, Operation & CH seal oil by means of the P&ID and the O&M manual.
Mechanical Maintenance Carry out maintenancerelated procedures such as; purging the generator and the auxiliary systems,
regenerating the H2gas dryer, changeover filter cartridges.
List from memory the operating parameters of the cooling system and its auxiliary systems
(differentialpressure control, core monitoring, gas and water purity meter) and state their permissible ranges.
List the H2specific safety rules and measures for operation of and maintenance on H2cooled generators.
Mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical knowledge
Be expert in the field of generator
Be familiar with the auxiliary systems

Generator Systems 5 10 Provides an overview of the basic types of power plants and their main functional units.
Covers the functional principle of generators, electrical quantities and ratings of turbo generators, and
& Components CH generator type designations.
Includes features of air-cooled and hydrogen-cooled turbo generators, stator and rotor functional units (magnetic
cores, windings, insulation systems, corona protection, wedging, winding supports, rotor retaining rings,
connections).
Addresses the cooling systems of stator and rotor (air-water, water, hydrogen), and the associated
sealing systems.
Covers instrumentation and monitoring, excitation system, winding and rewinding of stator and rotor, DVV
theory, phase separation replacement theory, and practical training of phase separation replacement.
Knowledge of power plants
Ability to read technical documents

Generator WX/WY Inspection 15 10 CH Covers the preparation of a site for C-inspection and planning manpower.
Includes working with documentation: O&M manuals, test certificates, procedures, and drawings.
Addresses disassembly and reassembly of the generator instrumentation, step-by-step sequences for
disassembly, inspection, and reassembly of all generator components in accordance with the outage time
schedule, special tools for disassembly and reassembly, and alignment of the rotor.
Requires a minimum of 5 students.
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the service or erection of power plants

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Days
H2 Cooled Generator 3 10 Provides an overview of O&M documents, such as descriptions, P&IDs, P-FUPs, setting lists, inspection and
test plans, test certificates for commissioning and erection, and other procedures.
Auxiliaries Maintenance
Includes manuals and data sheets of components and sub-systems, practical examples and
experience exchange.
Reviews mandatory safety rules and regulation on all involved systems (gas, fire, pressure).
Requires a minimum of 5 students.
Ability to interpret technical documents, such as Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and drawings
Mechanical background
Familiarity with the service or erection of power plants

Generator Retaining 2 8 CH Covers rotor end winding modifications, installation, and use of the retaining ring device and the
heating/induction unit.
Ring Removal Includes use of the support wedge milling device, the drilling device for damper ring, and disassembling and
reassembling the fan hub and the retaining ring.
Requires a minimum of 5 students.
Knowledge of power plants
Ability to read technical documents
Familiarity with the service or erection of power plants

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Improved Combined Cycle 5 CH Covers the methods and procedures required to prepare a combined cycle power plant for startup after long
standstill periods.
Power Plant Reliability After Addresses the fundamental challenges a combined cycle power plant presents during preparation for restart after
Longer Standstill Periods long standstill periods.
Experience in the operation of a combined cycle power plant
Basic knowledge of preservation methods for combined cycle power plants
Recommended prior course: Preservation Methods for Combined Cycle Power Plants

Preservation Methods for 5 CH Provides an overview of the combined cycle power plant and the process dynamics.
Covers different combined cycle power plant operation options and the associated impacts on plant performance
Combined Cycle Power Plant's (efficiency/power).
Addresses management of plant performance in different operation scenarios.
Experience in the operation of a combined cycle power plant
Understanding of the basic concept of power/efficiency of a thermal power plant

Combined Cycle Operations 3 CH Provides an overview of preservation methods for combined cycle power plants.
Addresses the advantages and disadvantages of the various preservation methods.
Working knowledge of a combined cycle power plant and its components

Combined Cycle 5 US Covers the fundamentals of combined cycle power plant as a foundation for the Gas Turbine, Steam Turbine and
Combined Cycle Operations and Maintenance Courses.
Fundamentals Addresses thermodynamics, combined cycle theory, gas turbine basics, steam turbine, generator and HRSG
configurations, and basics of combined cycle systems, controls, and operations.
Prior general knowledge of power plant systems is desired but not required

Combined Cycle Operations 5 KW Intended for participants with little or no knowledge of combined cycle power plants, this course provides a detailed
overview of basic plant operations.
US With an emphasis on safe, efficient operation, addresses the fundamentals of plant startup, normal operations,
shutdown, and abnormal operations.
None

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Advant AC800M with IIT800xA 5 CH Provides an overview on control system architecture and functional descriptions of components.
Covers configuration of ADVANT controllers using the engineering tool, application builder, function chart builder, and
online builder commands.
Addresses communication protocols used in the ADVANT system.
Covers DB elements used in the ADVANT system and signal tracing exercises.
Covers the structure of the IIT800xA engineering workplace and includes an overview of the IIT800xA system
configuration.
Includes uploading of objects from the MB300 uploader, creating a graphic display using VB 6.0, performing
maintenance, and troubleshooting the ADVANT and IIT800xA systems.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable instrumentation & control experience with AC800M and IIT800xA systems

ALSPA S6 Systems, Tools & 5 CH Provides an overview on control system architecture and functional descriptions of components.
Covers configuration of ADVANT controllers using the engineering tool, application builder, function chart builder, and
Components online builder commands.
Addresses the application of communication protocols used in the ADVANT system.
Covers DB elements used in the ADVANT system and signal tracing exercises.
Covers the structure of the IIT800xA engineering workplace and includes an overview of the IIT800xA system
configuration.
Includes uploading of objects from the MB300 uploader, creating a graphic display using VB 6.0, performing
maintenance, and troubleshooting the ADVANT and IIT800xA systems.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
Considerable instrumentation & control experience with ADVANT and IIT800xA systems

ALSPA S6 Systems, Tools & 5 CH Describes the major components and functionality of an ALSPA based control system (standalone as well as
combined cycle power plant configuration).
Components Provides an overview of ALSPA based control system architecture.
Covers the efficient use of major tools related to ALSPA.
Addresses upgrading a CONTROCAD engineering station, and subsequent upgrade of project application software
and HMI.
Includes creation and modification of library elements.
Covers advanced level usage capability of ALSPA tools (CONTROCAD, SyCon, SDA services, Cell Loader, Firmware
center, etc.).
Covers the execution of various CCAD scripts.
Addresses advanced level system diagnosis using ALSPA maintenance server and HMI.
Fundamental skills regarding combined cycle power plants
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Protection System MiCOM 4 CH Provides an overview of electrical safety rules and measures.
Covers basic theory and application of protection functions.
Maintenance Addresses the numerical generator protection system: System layout, hardware components, software and
firmware, signal data flow.
Includes documentation: Protection, measuring and metering single line diagrams, tripping logic diagrams, setting
lists, the training manual, the operation and maintenance manual.
Covers user interface program S1: Configuration and parameterization of the system.
Includes monitoring functions: Event and data recording, display of measured quantities, recording of disturbances.
Includes functional checks and maintenance: Test functions, checklists, error handling, diagnostics, service
information, technical support, firmware and software updates, replacement of components, fault-tracing in
electrical systems, interfaces to distributed control system.
Experience in electrical operation and maintenance of GE equipment
Ability to interpret technical documents: Single-line diagrams (SLD) and drawings

ANDRITZ HYDRO THYNE1 5 B/FR Covers the maintenance and engineering skills required to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot an ANDRITZ HYDRO
THYNE1 brushless excitation regulator.
Consists of classrom lectures, lab exercises, and demonstrations using an ANDRITZ HYDRO THYNE1 generator
control panel.
Communication cables are provided for lab use (cables are returned to instructors at the end of the session).
Familiarity with excitation systems
If possible, participants should bring a copy of site-specific excitation, protection, and parts lists drawings to the
session

ANDRITZ HYDRO THYNE4 5 B/FR Covers maintenance and engineering skills required to operate and maintain a THYNE4 brushless excitation
regulator and DRS relaying.
Includes discussion and demonstration of basic troubleshooting techniques.
Consists of classroom lectures and lab exercises using a THYNE4 generator control panel, connected to an inductive
load to simulate a brushless regulator field.
Familiarity with excitation systems
If possible, participants should bring a copy of site-specific excitation, protection, and parts lists drawings to the
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EX2000 Generator Excitation 5 US Covers the skills required to perform basic operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques on an EX2000
excitation system.
Maintenance Addresses operation of the EX2000 exciter and using the diagnostic Keypad and GE ToolboxST* software to
troubleshoot problems.
Consists of classroom instruction, practical lab exercises using EX2000 simulators, and actual EX2000 exciters.
Familiarity with excitation systems

EX2000 Generator Excitation 5 US Addresses advanced EX2000 digital excitation system maintenance and troubleshooting using the ToolboxST*
application.
Maintenance - Advanced Consists of classroom theory and practical lab exercises using EX2000 hardware.
EX2000 Maintenance ourse

EX2100 Generator Excitation 5 US Covers the skills required to perform basic operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting techniques on an EX2100
excitation system.
Maintenance Addresses operation of the EX2100 exciter and using the diagnostic Keypad and ToolboxST* software to troubleshoot
problems.
Consists of classroom instruction, practical lab exercises using EX2100 simulators, and actual EX1000 exciters.
Familiarity with excitation systems

EX2100 Generator Excitation 5 US Provides background in advanced EX2100 digital excitation system maintenance and troubleshooting using the
ToolboxST* software.
Maintenance Advanced The training is divided equally between classroom theory and practical lab exercises.
Consists of classroom presentations, discussions, and using EX2100 hardware to complete lab exercises on
troubleshooting and maintenance techniques.
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EX2100e Generator Excitation 5 B/FR Covers the skills required to perform basic operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting on an EX2100e excitation
system.
Maintenance KW Includes operation of the EX2100e exciter from HMI and local Keypad, and using ToolboxST* software to troubleshoot
US problems.
Consists of classroom instruction and lab exercises using EX2100e simulators and actual EX2100e exciters.
This course is available in Spanish.
None

EX2100e Generator Excitation 5 B/FR Provides background in EX2100e digital excitation system operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting using the
ToolboxST* application program.
Maintenance Advanced KW Consists of classroom theory and practical lab exercises.
US Includes EX2100e hardware for lab exercises to demonstrate EX2100e operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance
techniques.
Previous experience with EX2000 or EX2100 or EX2100e

Innovation Series LCITM 4 US This course is intended for engineering and maintenance personnel responsible for configuration and maintenance of
the LCI static starter.
for Turbine Static Start Includes hardware identification, pump panel troubleshooting and diagnostics, hyper terminal communications,
Applications understanding monitor commands, and user diagnostic tests.
Labs include simulators and a fully functioning LCI starter, along with lectures and hands-on exercises to build a
thorough understanding of the equipment.
Electrical experience/education

LS2100 LCI for Turbine Static 4 US This course is intended for engineering and maintenance personnel responsible for the configuration and
maintenance of the LCI static starter.
Start Includes hardware identification, ToolboxST* application communications, and understanding monitor commands.
Consists of lectures and hands-on exercises with a simulator.
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LS2100e LCI for Turbine Static 4 KW This course is intended for engineering and maintenance personnel responsible for the configuration and
maintenance of the LCI static starter.
Start US Includes hardware identification, ToolboxST* application communications, UCSB programming, and alarm viewer
configuration.
Includes a walk-through (if available) of your fully functioning LCI starter, along with lectures and hands-on exercises
with simulators.
Electrical experience/education

Mark V Control Maintenance 5 US Covers the knowledge required to properly maintain a Mark V Control to keep units available and reliable.
Provides hands-on, realistic and practical training.
Advanced Includes performing valve calibration, proper installation and calibration of instruments, forcing points and adjusting
constants.
This course is not intended for customers with aeroderivative applications.
Completion of the Mark V Control Troubleshooting - Advanced courses, or a high degree of troubleshooting skills,
including experience with Mark V software tools
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark V Control

Mark V Control Systems (with 10 US Covers the essential elements of the Mark V turbine control system.
Includes instruction on the hardware and software components of the Mark V control system and its interface
HMI) system (HMI), alarm troubleshooting, and LVDT calibration.
Includes practical exercises on Mark V equipment.
Basic understanding of turbine equipment and operation (gas or steam)
Familiarity with control system basics

Mark V Control 5 US Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operations skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery, maintaining
performance and availability.
Troubleshooting Advanced Covers the fundamental skills of a control room operator and the skills of an experienced Mark V TA.
Addresses operating conditions from typical to extreme situations with realistic, practical, hands-on training.
This course is not intended for customers with aeroderivative applications.
Fundamental operational and controls skill, including experience with Mark V software tools, is preferred but not
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Mark VI Control Maintenance 5 US This completely hands-on course covers the knowledge required to properly maintain a Mark VI Control, keeping
units available and reliable.
Advanced Builds on existing troubleshooting skills or those gained from the Advanced Mark VI Troubleshooting course.
Covers calibration, replacement, and determining probable causes of diagnostic alarms.
This course is not intended for customers with aeroderivative applications.
Completion of the Mark VI Control Troubleshooting - Advanced courses, or a high degree of troubleshooting skills,
including experience with ToolboxST* software
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark VI Control

Mark VI Control Systems 10 US Covers the essential elements of the Mark VI turbine control system.
Includes instruction on the hardware and software components of the system and its interface system (HMI), alarm
troubleshooting, and LVDT calibration.
Includes practical exercises on Mark VI equipment.
Basic understanding of turbine equipment and operation (gas or steam)
Familiarity with control system basics

Mark VI Control 5 US Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operations skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery, maintaining
performance and availability.
Troubleshooting Advanced Covers the fundamental skills of a control room operator and the skills of an experienced Mark V TA.
Addresses operating conditions from typical to extreme situations with realistic, practical, hands-on training.
Fundamental operational and controls skills
Experience with ToolboxST* software
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Mark VIe Control Maintenance 5 B/FR This completely hands-on course covers the knowledge required to properly maintain a Mark VI Control, keeping
units available and reliable.
Advanced KW Builds on existing troubleshooting skills or those gained from the Advanced Mark VI Troubleshooting course.
US Covers calibration, replacement, and determining probable causes of diagnostic alarms.
This course is not intended for customers with aeroderivative applications.
Completion of Mark VIe Control Troubleshooting - Advanced courses, or a high degree of troubleshooting skills,
including experience with ToolboxST* software
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark VIe Control

Mark VIe Control Migration 5 US Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the control system and associated
equipment, providing detailed knowledge on troubleshooting and maintenance.
from Mark V Control Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe control migration from Mark V control installed systems.
Introduction Lessons are followed by hands-on labs performed on an HMI computer programmed to simulate a turbine.
Progressively challenging labs provide the basics and build intermediate skills, including alarm and system
troubleshooting.
Control system experience

Mark VIe Control Systems 5 B/FR Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the control system and associated
equipment, providing detailed knowledge on troubleshooting and maintenance.
Intermediate KW Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe control migration from Mark V control installed systems.
US Lessons are followed by hands-on labs performed on an HMI computer programmed to simulate a turbine.
Progressively challenging labs provide the basics and build intermediate skills, including alarm and system
troubleshooting, Cimplicity* software, editing, and valve calibration.
Control system experience
Familiarity with the concepts introduced in the Mark VIe Control Systems Introduction course or the Mark VIe
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Mark VIe Control Systems 5 B/FR Familiarizes participants with the hardware and software components of the control system and associated
equipment, providing detailed knowledge on troubleshooting and maintenance.
Introduction KW Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems.
US Lessons are followed by hands-on labs performed on an HMI computer programmed to simulate a turbine.
Progressively challenging labs provide the basics and build intermediate skills, including alarm and system
troubleshooting.
Basic control system knowledge

Mark VIe Control Systems 10 B/FR Familiarizes students with the hardware and software components, provides detailed knowledge to troubleshoot
and maintain the control system and associated equipment.
Introduction & Intermediate KW Includes training material derived from actual Mark VIe installed systems.
US Lessons are followed by hands-on labs performed on an HMI computer programmed to simulate a turbine.
Progressively challenging labs provide the basics and build intermediate skills, including alarm and system
troubleshooting.
Basic control system knowledge

Mark VIe Control 5 B/FR Tests and sharpens troubleshooting and operations skills for the purpose of trip reduction and recovery, maintaining
performance and availability.
Troubleshooting Advanced KW Covers the fundamental skills of a control room operator and the skills of an experienced Mark VIe Control TA.
US Covers the procedures required to properly start and stop a unit, and to respond to different levels of alarms during
operation.
Addresses following an alarm through using ToolboxST* software to find the singular field device that caused the
alarm, and much more.
GE documentation will be taught and used throughout the course.
Fundamental operational and controls skills are recommended
Possesses equivalent knowledge, including experience with ToolboxST software
Moderate hands-on field experience with Mark VIe Control

Proficy CIMPLICITYTM for 5 B/FR Focuses on the maintenance, troubleshooting and development of a Cimplicity* project, as applied to GE equipment
(industrial distributed control system, gas and steam turbines).
Turbine Controls Advanced KW Offered as a standalone course, or as the final course offering in our progressive series on Mark Controls.
US Addresses the skills and methods required to import points into a project point database, create new screens or
modify existing screens and graphics.
Training is hands-on, and is conducted on a functional HMI backed by simulation, so work can be tested and
evaluated.
Fundamental to advanced knowledge or experience with GE equipment.
Practical to high level of computer literacy

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Woodward Control Systems 5 US Introduces plant maintenance personnel to the Woodward MicroNet* and MicroNet Plus* turbine control systems.
Intended for participants with platforms that have CPUs with an Ethernet port(s) and do not have a 2-line display,
- Operation, Maintenance & course content includes the hardware layout of typical systems, from chassis to I/O cards to field termination
Troubleshooting (Aero) modules.
Provides training on Graphical Application Programmer (GAP) software navigation.
Includes use of Woodward software tools to evaluate fuel control, sequence logic, and turbine-based alarms.
Includes discussion of control actuator and other I/O calibration procedures.
Provides general information on the operator interface (HMI).
Basic understanding of gas turbine equipment and operation
Familiarity with control system basics

LM2500 and LM2500+ 5 KW Covers a range of topics, from basic gas turbine theory to detailed turbine operation.
Builds a background in gas turbine operation, enabling participants to analyze operating problems properly and take
Aero Package Operations/ US the necessary corrective action.
Familiarization Emphasizes the operators responsibilities with regard to auxiliary systems, operational data taking, and evaluation.
Covers interpretation of fault annunciation and how to determine if the annunciated fault can be remedied by
operator action or by the assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel.
Focuses on package familiarization, starting, loading, and specific operator checks of the various turbine support and
auxiliary systems for safe and reliable operation of the gas turbine.
None

LM2500 SAC/DLE Engine 3 KW Covers basic gas turbine theory, construction, and operation.
Focuses on basic turbine construction, major components, and operation.
Familiarization US
None

LM2500 SAC/DLE Level 1 5 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, adjustment, and replacement of external parts.
Maintenance
Basic understanding of a gas turbine, or completion of the LM2500 Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM2500 Level 2 (Cold Section) 5 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500 Engine Familiarization course is highly
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LM2500+ Level 2 Maintenance 5 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
(Hot Section)
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500/LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM2500 Level 2 Maintenacne 5 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
(Hot Section)
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500/LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM2500+ Borescope 2 US Covers the procedures required to assess the operational condition of internal gas turbine components using
borescope equipment.
Inspection
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM2500+ SAC/DLE Engine 3 KW Covers basic gas turbine theory, construction, and operation.
Focuses on basic turbine construction, major components, and operation.
Familiarization US
None

LM2500+ SAC/DLE Level 1 5 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, adjustment, and replacement of external parts.
Maintenance
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LM2500+ SAC/DLE Level 2 5 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Maintenance (Cold Section)
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500+ Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM2500 Borescope Inspection 2 US Covers the procedures required to assess the operational condition of internal gas turbine components using
borescope equipment.

Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM2500 Engine Familiarization course is highly recom-
mended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM6000 Aero Package 5 KW Covers a range of topics, from basic gas turbine theory to detailed turbine operation.
Builds a background in gas turbine operation, enabling participants to analyze operating problems properly and take
Operations/Familiarization US the necessary corrective action.
Emphasizes the operators responsibilities with regard to auxiliary systems, operational data taking, and evaluation.
Covers interpretation of fault annunciation and how to determine if the annunciated fault can be remedied by
operator action or by the assistance of instrumentation and/or maintenance personnel.
Focuses on package familiarization, starting, loading, and specific operator checks of the various turbine support and
auxiliary systems for safe and reliable operation of the gas turbine.
None

LM6000 SAC/DLE Engine 3 KW Covers basic gas turbine theory, construction, and operation.
Focuses on basic turbine construction, major components, and operation.
Familiarization (PA/PC) US
None

LM6000 PA/PC Level 1 5 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, adjustment, and replacement of external parts.
Maintenance
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LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 7 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Maintenance (Cold Section)
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM6000 Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM6000 PA/PC Level 2 7 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the gas turbine.
Includes hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and replacement of internal parts.
Maintenance (Hot Section)
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM6000 Engine Familiarization course is highly recom-
mended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LM6000 PA/PC Borescope 2 US Covers the procedures required to assess the operational condition of internal gas turbine components using
borescope equipment.
Inspection
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LM6000 Engine Familiarization course is highly
recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools

LMS100 Aero Package 5 US Introduces the basic skills and knowledge required for proper operation of the LMS 100 turbine and its associated
systems.
Operations/Familiarization Focuses on operator responsibilities, such as startup, loading, and monitoring during operation.
None

LMS100 SAC Engine 3 KW Covers basic gas turbine theory, construction, and operation.
Focuses on basic turbine construction, major components, and operation.
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LMS100 Level 1 Maintenance 7 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 1 maintenance on the LMS100 gas turbine.
Consists of classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and
replacement of internal parts.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LMS100 Familiarization course is highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools, is required

LMS100 PA/PC Level 2 7 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 cold maintenance on the LMS100 gas turbine.
Consists of classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and
Maintenance (Cold Section) replacement of internal parts.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LMS100 Familiarization course is highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools, is required

LMS100 PA/PC Level 2 7 US Covers the skills required to perform Level 2 hot maintenance on the LMS100 gas turbine.
Consists of classroom instruction and hands-on maintenance procedures, such as removal, inspection, and
Maintenance (Hot Section) replacement of internal parts.
Basic understanding of a gas turbine or completion of the LMS100 Familiarization course is highly recommended
Reasonable level of mechanical skill, including use of hand tools, is required

TM2500 and TM2500+ 5 KW Introduces the basic skills and knowledge required for proper operation of the TM2500 model turbines and their
associated systems.
Aero Package Operations/ US Focuses on operator responsibilities, such as startup, loading, and monitoring during operation.
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TM2500 and TM2500+ 5 KW Introduces the basic skills and knowledge required for proper operation of the TM2500 model turbines and their
associated systems.
Aero Package Operations/ US Focuses on operator responsibilities, such as startup, loading, and monitoring during operation.
Familiarization - Gen 8
None

DLE Familiarization and 3 US Provides insight into the design philosophy and software of the DLE control system.
Includes an overview of the mapping of gas turbine control schedules, cause and effect information, interpretation
Mapping Overview of alarm data, and troubleshooting of alarms.
Includes lessons learned section and practice solving actual field problems.