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NOTICE DATE: December 17, 2020

NOTICE TYPE: M-B110220-02 Education/Training

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Update - Operator Training Seminar Deadline Extended and 2020 Severe Weather Drill Module Available

INTENDED AUDIENCE: TDSPs, TOs, ERCOT Operators, QSEs and Resource Entities

DAYS AFFECTED: December 17, 2020 - March 19, 2021

LONG DESCRIPTION: The previous deadline of January 4, 2020 for the Operator Training Seminar modules (Outage Management, Generation Frequency Control, and System Restoration) has been extended until March19, 2021.

The 2020 Severe Weather Drill computer-based training module is now available in the ERCOT LMS. A passing score of 80% is required to receive the associated 3 NERC CEHs. Two attempts are allowed. If a passing score of 80% is not achieved after two attempts, a completion certificate will not be available and CEHs will not be awarded. The deadline for completing the Severe Weather Drill module is March19, 2021.

ACTION REQUIRED: Direct links to the LMS modules are available at the bottom of the Operator Training Working Group (OTWG) page under Key Documents.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The course curriculum and assessments are located on ERCOT LMS. If you do not have an account, please create an account in order to access the course curriculum and assessments. 

CONTACT: If you have any questions, please contact your ERCOT Account Manager. You may also call the general ERCOT Client Services phone number at (512) 248-3900 or contact ERCOT Client Services via email at [log in to unmask].

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