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Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology

Program Description

The Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology curriculum provides students the skills to maintain high voltage equipment and protective systems for the electric utility transmission system. Training in operation and maintenance of critical infrastructure associated with the electric transmission grid is included.

Courses will develop an understanding of maintenance and troubleshooting of transmission equipment. Courses include theory in three phase power, protective relaying, power transformers, voltage regulators, capacitors and power circuit breakers. These skills apply to the electric utility industry and numerous other industries.

Graduates qualify for entry-level employment in the electric utility industry and industrial power facilities. Employment opportunities include: control systems, instrumentation and control in general industry, electric utility industry, green energy markets, or positions working with equipment related to power transmission.

 

Course Information

Course Requirements 2016-2017

Degree Program Completion Guide 2016-2017

Diploma Program Completion Guide 2016-2017

Course Requirements 2015-2016

Degree Program Completion Guide 2015-2016

Diploma Program Completion Guide 2015-2016

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