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Industrial Skills Services
Industrial Skills

Industrial Skills Services

Custom Training • Training Services • Compliance Services While we have clients who just need training content, many other clients...  More →

Industrial Skills Training
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Industrial Skills Training

Skilled workers are retiring faster than the next generation’s ability to fill those roles. Whether you require system operators, qualified...  More →

Manufacturing
Industrial Skills

Manufacturing

Manufacturing facilities rely on their maintenance teams to ensure equipment reliability because it is the lifeline of the operation. When...  More →

FAQ
Industrial Skills

FAQ

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Central Utilities
Industrial Skills

Central Utilities

Whether you’re a university or college, manufacturing facility, hotel, resort, or hospital, our online training content helps onboard new employees...  More →

NERC Continuing Education Hours
Industrial Skills

NERC Continuing Education Hours

HSI provides NERC continuing education hours to help you maintain your certification. Once you or your student is certified...  More →

Utility improves training program through progression planning
Case Studies

Utility improves training program through progression planning

An ERCOT-based utility subscribed to the full HSI Industrial Skills library for their entire gas power plant fleet. HSI helped...  More →

Power
Industrial Skills

Power

Industrial skills training covers the power industry, including generation, transmission, and distribution, providing solutions to support the reliability of the...  More →

Training Calendar
Industrial Skills

Training Calendar

Click on individual class dates for more information about content, location, and accommodations, or to register for a class....  More →

Transmission Training
Industrial Skills

Transmission Training

Our NERC Certification Program guides you through training designed with your end goal in mind – becoming a system operator...  More →

Generation Training
Industrial Skills

Generation Training

Our power generation training programs provide your operations and maintenance personnel with a working knowledge of theory, procedures, and equipment...  More →

Compliance Projects
Industrial Skills SME

Compliance Projects

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Custom Training
Industrial Skills

Custom Training

Developing Technical Training Specific to Your Company’s Needs Meeting your company’s training needs is a challenging process whether you are...  More →

Training Services
Industrial Skills

Training Services

An effective training program is an ongoing process. Reviewing and evaluating your program’s effectiveness is critical to giving your workers...  More →

NERC Certification Training
Industrial Skills

NERC Certification Training

The HSI NERC certification program gives you the tools to become a system operator. Our combination of online and instructor-led...  More →

Cory's Story
Industrial Skills SME

Cory's Story

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PER-005
Industrial Skills

PER-005

You’re required to have a PER-005 compliant training program. The good news is an effective training program is a compliant...  More →

Online Training Projects
Industrial Skills

Online Training Projects

Initial Operator Training Program Region: NPCC A large utility in the NPCC region has customized their initial operator training using...  More →

Oil & Gas
Industrial Skills

Oil & Gas

We provide midstream and downstream training with information your workers need to be productive and reliable. Our training covers areas...  More →

Simulation Training
Industrial Skills

Simulation Training

Online and instructor-led simulation-based training for distribution operations, NERC continuing education, and NERC certification requirements. HSI has a variety of...  More →

Qualified Electric Worker FAQ
Industrial Skills

Qualified Electric Worker FAQ

We hear a lot of questions from people about how they make sure their QEW training protects their workers and...  More →

Distribution Training
Industrial Skills

Distribution Training

Distribution operators and technicians have unique responsibilities on the power grid. As distributed energy resources and renewable energy becomes more...  More →

Distribution Simulation
Industrial Skills

Distribution Simulation

Online simulation training for distribution operators. The first proprietary power industry simulator designed to train distribution system operators to perform...  More →

3D Animation
Industrial Skills

3D Animation

Our training uses 3D animation to dissect large scale equipment and demonstrate its functionality, so your workers understand how it...  More →

Instructor-led Training
Industrial Skills

Instructor-led Training

Whether you’re looking for NERC certification or continuing education hours or hands-on training for equipment maintenance, our instructor-led training...  More →

Online Training
Industrial Skills

Online Training

HSI's online training program is based on the current NERC Certification Exam Content Outline. It provides a good foundation...  More →

Compliance Services
Industrial Skills

Compliance Services

As the NERC and regional compliance environment becomes increasingly complex, many companies are finding they have neither the time nor...  More →

Relay Technician Training Program
Industrial Skills

Relay Technician Training Program

Utility relay technicians are the backbone of a reliable utility. Unfortunately, finding and keeping relay techs is also one of...  More →

NERC Initial Operator Training
Industrial Skills

NERC Initial Operator Training

NERC Initial Operator Training for less experienced students. Many system operator candidates come from the power industry. However, there are...  More →

2021 In Review
Blog

2021 In Review

As we reach the end of 2021, let’s take a look back at the key events that impacted our industry...  More →

Related Topics: Industrial Skills Industry Review 2021

Power System Operations with Simulation
Industrial Skills

Power System Operations with Simulation

Power System Operations with Simulation can be taken at your own pace and in your own space. This training program...  More →

Live NERC Coaching
Industrial Skills

Live NERC Coaching

Every Friday 1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern) Join NERC Instructor Coaching Call: Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer, mobile app or...  More →

Live NERC Coaching New Platform
Industrial Skills

Live NERC Coaching New Platform

Every Friday 1:00-2:00 PM (Eastern) Join NERC Instructor Coaching Call: Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer, mobile app or...  More →

Extreme Weather for Utilities
Blog

Extreme Weather for Utilities

Regardless of varying opinions of the causes of our increasingly severe weather cycles, the effects are indisputable. According to an...  More →

Related Topics: extreme weather for utilities

Setting the Stage
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Setting the Stage

Best practices and lessons learned are interesting topics, especially in the world of electric grid reliability. These approaches are closely...  More →

Related Topics: joint review of protection systems

Higher Education
Industries

Higher Education

At HSI, we utilize our training and technology to help make schools safer and operate more efficiently. This comes in...  More →

Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry
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Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry

Let’s look at what Environmental Social Governance (ESG) is and how it’s implemented. ESG was first mentioned in a United...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

Texas Winter Weather Recommendations
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Texas Winter Weather Recommendations

In 2012, Quanta Technology developed a Weather Emergency Preparedness Report for the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT). The report...  More →

Related Topics: texas winter weather recommendations

Understanding the Proposed IBR Scope Expansion
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Understanding the Proposed IBR Scope Expansion

To no one’s surprise, the big tent of reliability regulations is expanding to include more invertor based resources, or IBR...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

From Novice to Expert: Creating High-performing Employees at Every Level
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From Novice to Expert: Creating High-performing Employees at Every Level

Today, more and more companies realize the importance and value of well-trained employees through an effective training program. Besides its...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

NERC Standards Development in Action
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NERC Standards Development in Action

As we’ve noted in a previous post, the NERC standards development process includes all interested parties and is incredibly transparent...  More →

Related Topics: NERC standards

20th Anniversary of the 2003 Electrical Grid Blackout
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20th Anniversary of the 2003 Electrical Grid Blackout

It’s the 20th anniversary of the 2003 Northeast blackout. On August 14, 2003, the largest blackout in North American history...  More →

Related Topics: 2003 electrical grid blackout , 2003 Northeast blackout

Finding the Right Training Method for Your Team
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Finding the Right Training Method for Your Team

In today's competitive business environment, it’s more important than ever to invest in employee training programs. But with so many...  More →

Related Topics: training and development , Training

Everything You Need to Know About the NERC Certification Exam
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Everything You Need to Know About the NERC Certification Exam

Electric power is something most people don’t think about until it isn’t there. How do power utilities make sure the...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

Tips for Making On-the-Job Training Successful
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Tips for Making On-the-Job Training Successful

Throughout our working careers, we are all bound to have a range of encounters with On-the-Job Training (OJT). In some...  More →

Related Topics: On-the-job training , OJT Training

Renewables in Bulk Electric System Planning
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Renewables in Bulk Electric System Planning

As we look ahead and anticipate what electric grid performance and planning issues are coming, renewable generation operating characteristics become...  More →

Related Topics: bulk electric system planning , renewables

Internal Controls: Capitalizing on Embedded Processes
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Internal Controls: Capitalizing on Embedded Processes

In the interest of shining some light into the dark corners of compliance processes, today’s issue is Internal Controls and...  More →

Related Topics: internal controls

Extreme Cold Weather Grid Operations, Preparedness, and Coordination SAR
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Extreme Cold Weather Grid Operations, Preparedness, and Coordination SAR

The Standards Authorization Request (SAR) related to cold weather grid operations submitted October 6, 2021, began a series of technical...  More →

Related Topics: cold weather grid operations , NERC SAR , cold weather considerations , generator owners

Four Benefits of Blended Learning for Power Companies
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Four Benefits of Blended Learning for Power Companies

One of the biggest challenges power company training teams face is determining the best way to deliver the learning experience...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

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