The Energy Utility Technology Certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the electrical utility industry. The industry has forecasted a strong need for new employees in the next several years for positions such as line workers, meter workers and substation maintenance personnel. The program includes courses that provide students with an introduction to the energy utility industry; knowledge of direct and alternating current circuits; generation, transmission and distribution of electricity; industrial safety; and computer applications. In addition, students will gain hands-on experience through a practicum in the second semester.
Please review the Technical Performance Standards requirements on page 18 of the current college catalog.
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The CIP Code is 15.0503. See http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/CIP?s=15.0503&g=Go for more information.
100% of students graduate within nine months of enrolling in the program. 53.8% of students graduate within nine months of enrolling in the college. The cost of this program is $6,809. Books and materials cost an additional $870.
Fundamentals to the Energy Industry
Introduction to Microcomputer Applications
Applied Technical Mathematics
Electrical Principles I
Electrical Principles II
Generation, Transmission & Distribution
Energy Utility Technology Practicum
* Note: MAT 108 is designed to teach students how to apply mathematics to specific technical disciplines and is offered for credit toward the certificate or degree to be earned in Energy Utility Technology. It may not be considered equivalent to college-level mathematics for the purpose of transfer of credit to some baccalaureate institutions.