Course Structure and Delivery

SELU Course Structure and Delivery



Classroom-Based Courses

Fundamentals courses examine the latest advances in power systems and communications. The in-depth subjects surveyed include practical insights into power system protection, distribution, transmission, generation, and industrial power system protection. Fundamentals courses are designed to meet the specific requirements of managers, engineers, and technicians. University faculty and students can also benefit from the richness of content in these courses.

SELU’s array of hands-on courses apply advanced features of SEL products to help you optimize your power system protection solutions. These courses can cover a combination of product setting and testing, which is useful for proper product application, commissioning, and troubleshooting. Hands-on systems courses help you integrate and manage your devices to improve system performance, reliability, and interoperability.


eLearning Courses

SELU offers a series of computer- and web-based courses that give you more flexible training options. These courses supplement traditional classroom courses. SELU offers three types of eLearning to best meet your needs. Computer-based training (CBT) provides the opportunity to train when and where you want via self-paced coursework. Web-based training (WBT) and webinar (WBNR) courses feature an SELU instructor delivering training to you in real time.

Course Identifiers


Power system courses provide a refresher on power system modeling, analysis, and operation for electrical engineers.


Protection courses teach engineers and technicians power system protection principles and application.


Communications courses teach engineers and technicians introductory and advanced networking and data communication troubleshooting principles and best practices.


Application courses build on the skills obtained in fundamentals courses and provide both engineers and technicians with hands-on settings experience.


Testing courses put into practice the skills obtained in technician fundamentals courses and provide technicians with hands-on relay testing and troubleshooting experience.


Systems courses build on the skills obtained in application and fundamentals courses and provide engineers and technicians with advanced hands-on integration and design experience.


Security courses provide a range of knowledge, to help individuals of all levels create more secure industrial control systems (ICS).


Computer-based training allows you to progress at your own pace with courses that cover a variety of SEL products. Our CBTs, many of which can serve as prerequisites for our instructor-led courses, can be taken individually or easily integrated into your organization’s training program. Take our complimentary CBT course, CBT 101: Introduction to SEL Relays!


Web-based training gives you the flexibility of attending courses from a location of your choosing. Participate in real-time, online instruction with an SEL expert. Learn from live instruction in our virtual classroom while interacting with other industry professionals.


Webinars serve as complimentary overviews for some of our fundamentals courses and provide expert instruction and interaction.

Course Delivery Methods

Classroom-based training

On-Demand courses

  • Supply the training room, and we provide the equipment, course materials, and instructors
  • Select standard or tailored options to meet your needs
  • Reduce travel expenses and train more employees at one time

Regularly scheduled courses

  • Choose from over 60 existing course offerings
  • Learn in convenient locations around the world
  • Take fundamentals and hands-on training courses, and network with other industry professionals


Web-based training (WBT)

  • Maintain flexibility in your schedule
  • Maximize your training budget
  • Learn in real time from a certified instructor

Computer-based training (CBT)

  • Have control and comfortably complete courses at your own pace
  • Access learning content online or download to your computer
  • Enjoy an interactive, convenient experience

Webinar training (WBNR)
WBNR courses are formatted like WBT courses but are one-hour in length and are complimentary to students.

Programs and Tracks

SELU programs for engineers and technicians consist of affiliated courses organized into one or more tracks. Course subjects include protection, monitoring, control, automation, communications, metering, and management of utility and industrial electric power systems. SELU offers special pricing when purchasing a complete track at one time.

General Course Information

Learn more about what to expect and how to prepare for an SELU course.

Frequently Asked Questions

View our FAQ for answers to the most commonly asked questions about course registration and other SELU topics.

Course Policies

Read about how SEL University handles course payments, cancellations, eLearning licensing, and more.



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