Students following the study plan below will complete the Electrical Power Distribution technical diploma in the number of semesters shown.
* 10-890-101 College 101
31-413-330 Line Elec Field Trng 1
31-413-362 Line Elec-Safety 1
10-103-121 Micro: Word-Intro
31-413-335 Line Elec-Const Standards
31-413-336 Line Elec Field Trng 2-A
31-413-337 Line Elec Field Trng 2-B
31-413-364 Line Elec-Safety 2
10-103-131 Micro: Excel-Intro
31-413-332 Line Elec Field Trng 3
31-413-361 Lineman-Safety/First Aid
31-801-386 Communicating Effectively
*The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an institutional requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements.
These courses provide an opportunity for students to develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding required for employment in this field.
31-413-330 LINE ELECTRICIAN FIELD TRAINING 1 ...pole climbing, care of equipment/vehicle operation, setting and removing poles/line layout, pole framing, guys and anchors, conductor string, sagging, tying/transformers, operation, application, construction/safety.
31-413-332 LINE ELECTRICIAN FIELD TRAINING 3 ...protective grounds, transmission, substation operations and maintenance, metering tools, transmission hot stick use and safety, and stray voltage precautions, street lighting, and use of tree trimming methods and tools. (Prerequisite: 31-413-337, Line Electrician Field Training 2-B)
31-413-335 LINE ELECTRICIAN-CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS ...distribution standards for overhead, underground, primary, secondary, clearances, work practices, material and safe work practices.
31-413-336 LINE ELECTRICIAN FIELD TRAINING 2-A ...transformer installation, underground installation and equipment, operation and maintenance; protective equipment use; map/diagram reading, code clearance requirements. (Prerequisite: 31-413-330, Line Electrician Field Training 1)
31-413-337 LINE ELECTRICIAN FIELD TRAINING 2-B ...operation, maintenance; regular, capacitor and OCR operation and maintenance, and pole top and buck truck rescue techniques. (Corequisite: 31-413-336, Line Electrician Field Training 2-A)
31-413-353 ELECTRICITY-BASIC ...basic electricity: fundamental laws and circuit analysis. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Electrical Power Distribution)
31-413-355 ELECTRICITY-LINEPERSONS ...electric power/energy, three-phase voltage generation, three-phase circuit power, transformer operation principles, transformer connections, and safety practices in high voltage applications. (Prerequisite: 31-413-353, Electricity-Basic)
31-413-361 LINEMAN-SAFETY/FIRST AID ...first aid procedures, CPR, safety code analysis, recordkeeping, safety on the job, safety/accident analysis. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Electrical Power Distribution)
31-413-362 LINE ELECTRICIAN-SAFETY 1 ...general rules, definitions, applications, responsibility, reporting accidents, injuries, hand and power tools, ladders, scaffolds, handling materials, operation of company equipment. (Prerequisite: Accepted into Electrical Power Distribution; Corequisite: 31-804-312, Math-Algebra Trades)
31-413-364 LINE ELECTRICIAN-SAFETY 2 ...code and working clearances for electrical, line clearing, right-of-way maintenance, protective equipment, underground systems, and substations. (Prerequisite: 31-413-362, Line Electrician-Safety 1)
10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on study skills, college resources, goal setting, time management, and learning styles. Introduces concepts for self assessing learning and completing an Exit Assessment that provides evidence that learning took place. Students should take this course prior to or during the first semester of their programs. 1 cr.
31-804-312 MATH-ALGEBRA/TRADES ...signed numbers, order of operations, scientific notation, metric units/measurement, calculator operations, algebra, introductory trigonometry, Pythagorean theorem, solving right triangles. (Prerequisites: Accuplacer-Arithmetic score=65 or ACT-Math score=15 or 10-834-109, Pre Algebra AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 or ACT-Reading=15 or 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with "C" or better OR equivalent) 1 cr.
10-103-121 MICRO: WORD-INTRODUCTION ...word processing basics including creating, revising, formatting, printing; sections, tabs, multiple-page numbering; manipulating text; creating headers/footers; creating/formatting tables, graphics; and merging documents. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics. 1 cr.
31-801-385 COMMUNICATING-WRITING ...writing techniques, memos, letters, descriptions, instructions, and the job-seeking process. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills=60 AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 OR ACT-English=16 AND ACT Reading=15 OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with a "C" or better OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with a "C" or better OR equivalent) 1 cr.
10-103-131 MICRO: EXCEL-INTRODUCTION ...creating a worksheet, enhancing worksheet appearance, moving and copying data, using formulas and functions, creating charts and using clip art. Windows experience improves success; consider 10-103-111, Windows/Computer Basics. 1 cr.
31-801-386 COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY ...interpersonal communication, including the function of interpersonal communication, listening techniques, perception, non-verbal communication, language, self-concept, conflict resolution and customer service. (Prerequisite: Accuplacer-Sentence Skills=60 AND Accuplacer-Reading=55 OR ACT-English=16 AND ACT Reading=15 OR 10-831-103, Intro to College Writing with a "C" or better OR 10-838-105, Intro to Reading & Study Skills with a "C" or better OR equivalent) 1 cr.