Generation Initial Training Program
The Generation Initial Training Program (ITP) provides comprehensive training for a Generation Dispatcher. This program is designed to provide participants knowledge of topics critical to generation operations and procedures within PJM. It incorporates a combination of teaching methods to enhance participant learning. Successful completion of the course includes student's participation in a combination of lectures, simulations and other exercises. This Program may be completed In-Person or Online using the PJM Learning Management System (LMS).
Initial Training Requirement:
Market Operation Center (MOC) Generation Dispatchers must successfully complete the PJM sponsored ITP within 6 months of participating in real time operations.
Target Audience :
Small Generation Plant Dispatcher
MOC Generation Dispatcher
Introduction to PJM
Energy Market Timeline
Real Time Operational Considerations
Regulations & Reserve Market Timeline
Unit Parameters & Schedules Mkts
Instantaneous Reserve Check (IRC)
Supplementary Status Report (SSR)
NERC ILA #:
CEH/CEU eligible on completion of all course sessions.
There is no charge to PJM Members. Non-Members are charged a nominal fee. Please contact
TrainingSupport@pjm.com for more details. All training materials will be provided.
As a neutral, independent party, PJM is prohibited from having a financial interest in any products or materials used in this training. All training materials will be provided.
Date: 10.08.2018 - 10.12.2018
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EPT each day
Schedule & Notes:
Directions to PJM CTC (PDF)
Conference & Training Center
PJM Interconnection 2750 Monroe Boulevard Audubon, PA 19403 (610) 666-8800