2019-20 Catalog 
    Jul 24, 2024  

Electric Utility Technology Certificate

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The certificate in Electric Utility Technology is designed to prepare the student for a position as a pre-apprentice level line worker who is familiar with the use of tools, materials, and equipment of the electric utility industry. Students will be trained in power line installation and maintenance, pole climbing and use of tools, truck and equipment operation, and overhead and underground distribution, construction and maintenance of electrical lines.

Credit Hours Required: 33

Note: Most utility linework positions require a CDL Class A license and current CPR/First Aid Certification.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Electric Utility Technology Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic AC and DC electrical principles. (ELT 101, ELT 141, ELT 211, ELT 212, MAT 100, PPT 120)
  2. Demonstrate linework equipment, tools, techniques, and safety practices. (ELT 141, ELT 201, ELT 202, ELT 211, ELT 212, PPT 120)
  3. Review the history, regulations, and components of the electrical industry (ELT 201, PPT 120)
  4. Develop skills, materials, and industry connections for successful application and employment. (CPD 104)

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