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Electric Power Technology

EPTC Class of 2012

"Over 42% of the technician level workforce in sub-station management, metering, and line technology will retire within the next five years."

- Utah's Ten-Year Strategic Energy Plan, Governor Gary Herbert, March 2, 2011

Put yourself in a position to compete for a rewarding career in Utah's growing energy industry by enrolling in SLCC's Electric Power Technology Certificate program. By completing this training, you will have the educational foundation and practical experience Utah's energy industry employers look for when hiring for their entry-level technician positions.

Program courses are taught by instructors with significant industry experience. Courses include: Electrical Theory; Transformer Basics; Print Reading; Electrical Distribution Systems; Underground Distribution Systems; Pole Climbing, Ropes and Rigging.

Program Requirements:

  • Achieve a Level 4 score (or above) on the Work Keys exam.
  • OR Score an 81 or above in the Reading category and a 54 or above in the Algebra category of the Accuplacer exam.
  • OR Have successfully completed MATH 0950 (or equivalent) and RDG 0990 (or equivalent) with a grade of C+ or above.

Upcoming Electric Power Technology program options:

January 13, 2014 - June 2, 2014. Daytime format with classes Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Please contact Peter Reed for details at (801) 957-5325 or pete.reed@slcc.edu


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Much of the Green Academy training is based upon work supported by the U. S Department of Energy under Award Number DE-OE0000457 and DE-OE0000458.