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Control System - Mark V: Control System - Mark V Troubleshooting (Advanced)

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Course Description

GE reserves the right to modify the class content to meet the participant’s needs.



  • Control Room Operators
  • Control Technicians
  • Engineers


This course is for Control Room Operators, Control Technicians and Engineers, and is designed to test and sharpen troubleshooting & operations skills for the purpose of trip reduction & recovery, maintaining optimum performance and availability.  Participants of this course will gain the fundamental skills of a competent Control Room Operator and those skills of an experienced Mark V TA.  Participants will find themselves facing every day to extreme operating conditions with 100% hands-on training that is realistic and practical.  This is the second of five courses offered in our progressive series on the Mark V Control. This series of courses is the perfect progression in learning your Mark V Control giving you the knowledge and confidence each step along the way to perform your job responsibilities to your fullest potential.  GE Documentation will be taught and used throughout the course, the same way your unit is designed to be operated & maintained.

This course is part of a new series of advanced classes that expands on what was formerly Regional Training. This course is intended for industrial gas and steam turbine users and NOT for customers with aeroderivative applications.


  • Improve participants troubleshooting skills for the purpose of trip reduction & recover, maintaining optimum performance and availability
  • Learn how to respond to various levels of alarms throughout operation
  • Learn how to follow an alarm through software using CSP, alarm.lst, TC2KREPT.txt and dynamic rung display to the singular field device that caused the alarm
  • Learn how to use the advanced high-speed data collection utilities and the analysis of that data, ie., View2, View2T, alarm and event reports, and trip logs


  • Ability to understand and speak English
  • Have attended the “Advanced Mark V Operations” course or possesses equivalent knowledge, including experience with ToolboxST
  • Open to all GE Mark V Control owners

    NOTE: Participants will have difficulty participating in this course if they have not attended the prerequisite course.  If there is any doubt, please contact us at the following e-mail address:


  • Longmont, Colorado Location - All visitors must check in at the Customer Training Lobby (northwest corner of the building) on the first day of the course. Name badges will be distributed when checking in and must be worn at all times while in the facility.  Course times are 8:00 - 3:30 daily, noon dismissal on Friday.  NOTE: Lobby hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM local time.
  • Salem, Virginia Location - All visitors must check in at the Main Lobby (by the flag pole of the main building) on the first day of the course. Name badges will be distributed when checking in and must be worn at all times while in the facility.  Course times are 8:00 - 3:30 daily, noon dismissal on Friday.  NOTE: Main Lobby hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM local time.  Students are asked to bring safety glasses (Z87 standard) and steel-toed shoes.
  • The required dress for this course for all locations is "business casual." Please no shorts, sandals, tank tops or shirts with inappropriate verbiage or signs.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own GE Documentation (O&M, P&IDs, Device Summary) and laptop, if available.

GE facilities are tobacco-free and smoking is prohibited in all areas of the property, including outdoor space owned by GE. This means that all employees, as well as customers, contractors and visitors are prohibited from using tobacco products anywhere on facility grounds, including in motor vehicles. If an individual wishes to use tobacco products he/she needs to leave the grounds in order to smoke or to use smokeless tobacco. Leaving the GE facility is only acceptable during regularly scheduled lunch breaks. Leaving the property during shorter class breaks will not provide adequate time to return to class. Persons who do not comply will be asked to leave the facility.


Five (5) Days


Day 1      GE Documentation -
                P&ID’s, Device Summary, Application Manual and Network Topology
TMR Architecture Design & Philosophy -
Control System Software –
CSP, Alarm.lst, TC2KREPT, Block & Hardware help.
Day 2      Alarm Troubleshooting
                Discrete & Analog Blockware Analysis
                Alarms traced to field device
Day 3      Alarm Troubleshooting - Advanced
                High Speed Data Collection & Analysis
                View2, View2T, Alarm & Event Reports traced to field device, Trip Logs traced to field device.

Day 4      Customer Software – Practical application of Mark V Troubleshooting skills with customers own software

Day 5      Comprehensive Review