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Gas and Energy Technology Certificate

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Program Start Date: Fall Term
Minimum Program Length: 32 academic weeks; 2 terms day; 25 credits
Curriculum Code: 71369

Program Description

This certificate is designed to meet the needs of local natural gas providers in the employment areas of field customer service, operation maintenance, and construction. Students will receive instruction in the areas of industrial safety, basic electricity, heating and air conditioning, motor and computer fundamentals. This 25-credit hour program is designed to be completed in two semesters.

Practical Experience

Students gain experience and skills needed to perform operations, startup, shutdown, troubleshooting, and installation involving new or existing natural gas and energy environments.

Professional Opportunities

Field Customer Service Technician, Field Service Technician and In House Service Installer.

Unique Aspects

Certificate graduates can apply some earned credits toward studies in Mechatronics and HVAC.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources; Architecture & Construction; Manufacturing & Transportation, Distribution & Logistics.

Course Requirements

Total Credits: 25

Semester Display

Total Credits: 25

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic and emerging principles and concepts that impact the energy industry.
  2. Apply procedures necessary to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
  3. Apply electric power generation and electric power transmission principles.
  4. Apply electric power and natural gas distribution principles.
  5. Identify and describe careers and entry requirements.

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