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Electrical Line Worker: Third Class

Certificate in Applied Science
Credit Requirements 17 Credit Hours

     During the Electrical Line Worker--Third Class program offered in its entirety both Fall and Spring semester, students will receive classroom training in electrical theory and troubleshooting, circuit analysis, power systems components and operation including three-phase transformer banking, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and protective grounding, substation components, as well as a general overview of overhead and underground line work. Training especially emphasizes the importance of safety and teamwork in every aspect of the work. Students with this training are prepared to enter the utility industry as apprentice electrical line workers.
     Admission into this program requires qualifying scores on SAT, ACT or TTC's placement test. High school graduation is not required if you are 18 years old. 
                                               
               
 Courses:    

 Credits

ELW 110  Electrical  Computations 

2

ELW 111  Introduction to Electrical Line Worker

3

ELW 112  Introduction to Electricity

ELW 114  Overhead Line Construction I

3

ELW 211  Underground Line Construction I

3

ELW 231  Electrical Power Systems

3

 

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