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Electric Sector

Are you looking for a way to get involved in the fast-growing "green" industry? SLCC Electric Sector programs provide training for developing and enhancing workforce skills in the emerging electric power sector. Explore career options in fields like Electric Lineworker, Solar Photovoltaic Installer or Smart Grid Technician.

Check out our Electric Power Technology Certificate program that offers training for non-apprenticeship students in the lineworker, substation, metering and electromechanical technician fields.

The Lineworker apprenticeship program offers in-class and online coursework for those already employed by a utility company and working towards journeyman status.

Introduction to Smart Grid training is offered to give students an understanding of how Smart Grid will change the electric power industry.  It is designed for consumers, those interested in careers in the electric industry and those already familiar with the industry but requiring more information about the future integration and implementation of Smart Grid technologies.

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SLCC Lineworker Apprentice students participate in quarterly Step Testing through the Intermountain Power Superintendents Association (IPSA) for career advancement. Substation and metering apprentice students were also present.

This material is based upon work supported by the Department of Energy under Award Number DE-OE0000457.