• energy and power

    Grade Level: 11, 12

    Credits: 3 per year (1.5 per semester) 

    Location: On-site at NEWTech

    Duration: 540 hours (year-long)

    Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior standing

    Program Description: In this 1080-hour course, students analyze energy sources and explore the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity using the Energy Industry Fundamentals modules from the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD). The purpose of this course is to ensure that potential workers gain an understanding of the energy industry as a prerequisite to occupation-specific training. It also ensures that they gain an understanding of the careers available in the energy industry (public utilities), as well as the education and training to enter and advance in those careers. The course provides math, science, and technical writing skills through hands-on application. Students have an opportunity to take the Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate Assessment.

    High School Credit Equivalencies: None

    Certifications: OSHA 10, CPR/First Aid, Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate

    Careers in this field:

    • Lineman
    • Electric Meter Technician
    • Utility Locator

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