This program will train students to work as technicians in the field of electrical power and substations. Students will learn about high voltage safety, operations, testing of power components such as transformers, relays, breakers, and control systems operation and programming. Upon completion, the student will have the background to work for a power utility company or the many companies that support the power industry with equipment, testing and installation, and industry specific software. This program also allows incoming credit from approved Military Electronics Training Facilities.
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School of Engineering, Aviation, & Public Service
Northeast Campus: (918) 595-7290
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:
- Demonstrate techniques to ensure high voltage electrical safety in and around substations.
- Analyze basic direct and alternating current circuits for power, voltage, current, and resistance.
- Employ proper methods for the creation and interpretation of schematics and circuits.
- Determine the correct usage of breakers, transformers and relays used in the power industry.
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Electronics majors will benefit from membership in the TCC Amateur Radio and Electronics Club and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) student branch at TCC. For more information see organization advisor Thomas Henderson in the School of Engineering and Applied Technology at the northeast campus.
View a semester-by-semester course plan of study on the Electrical Substation Technology Certificate Program Map.