Please Note: Program changes effective 2023 Fall. Please see your advisor if working off an older catalog.
The Electric Utility Substation and Relay Technology curriculum provide 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 are designed to develop student understanding of maintenance and troubleshooting on transmission equipment, including three phase power theory, protective relaying, power transformers, voltage regulators, capacitors, and power circuit breakers common to electric utility and numerous other industries.
Graduates should qualify for entry-level employment in electric utility, renewable energy, and industrial facilities as technicians who diagnose and service equipment and components used for electrical power transmission.
RichmondCC has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This prestigious recognition reflects RichmondCC’s commitment to providing high-quality cybersecurity education and training to its students.
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Program Cost: $6,377.00