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Power Generator Certificate

Certificate Number 904121

The Power Generator Certificate is designed for Diesel program students who wish to enhance their degree in specialty areas of servicing and repairing power generators.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Service and repair home standby generators.
. Service and repair commercial standby generators.


Catalog No. Description Credits

10-412-108 Internal Combustion Engine Tec
10-412-146 Power Generation 1
10-412-147 Power Generation 2

Certificate Total

Course Descriptions

10-412-108 Inte Combust Eng Tech-Intro to...basic internal combustion (IC) engine types, IC engine classifications and applications, IC engine theory and operation, IC engine construction and careers in IC engine service and repair.

10-412-146 Power Generation 1...this course is designed to familiarize diesel technician students with the basics of home standby and commercial generators. Electrical fundamentals, alternators, permanent magnet generators, circuit breakers, generator switchgear, auto transfer switches and automatic voltage regulators will be covered emphasizing home standby and commercial use generators.

10-412-147 Power Generation 2...this course is designed to familiarize diesel technician students who have already completed Power Generation 1 with the basics of home standby and commercial generators in regard to governor fundamentals, control and monitoring systems, Fuel systems both gaseous and diesel, generator and system grounding, generator applications and interconnection of on-site synchronous generation with electric power system. (Prerequisite: 10-412-146 Power Generation 1)

For more information, please contact: or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.