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Electric Utility Substation Technician, Diploma

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Curriculum includes extensive hands-on practice and theory in single and three phase metering, overcurrent and complex relaying, single-and-three phase transformers, regulators, capacitors, generation, transmission, distribution and many other subjects.

Career opportunities include: installing and calibrating electrical watt-hour meters, planning and working in electrical substations, testing and installing high voltage and high current relays used in transmission and distribution lines, electrical dispatcher, or a power plant maintenance technician.

  Fall - Year 1  
Electric Circuit Fundamentals 3
Electric Circuit Fundamentals Lab 3
Blueprint, Schematics and Transit 3
Integrated Math or higher 3
Safety Principles & OSHA 1
Specifications, Testing and Maintenance 2
  Credits Fall - Year 1 15
  Spring - Year 1  
Transformer Banking I 3
Generation, Transmission and Distribution 3
Intro to Microcomputers 3
AHA CPR Healthcare Provider, AED First Aid Certification 1
  General Education Or Related Electives 7
  Credits Spring - Year 1 17
  Fall - Year 2  
Transformer Banking II 2
Reclosures and Protective Equipment 2
Protective Relays 2
Electric Motor Controls I 4
  Electives 5
  Credits Fall - Year 2 15
  Spring - Year 2  
Metering I 3
Regulators and Capacitators 2
Electric Motors Control II 4
Programmable Logic Controllers 4
  Credits Spring - Year 2 13

Updated:  si 12/20/13