Industrial Technology: Operations Apprenticeship Option, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the Industrial Technology Certificate, the student demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training to work in plant operations at a hydroelectric plant facility. The apprentice demonstrates the proficiency in the operation of a hydroelectric plant controlling pumps, electrical generators, aqueduct system and the total plant operating systems. The program is offered as part of the State Department of Water Resources Joint Apprenticeship Committee and the State Division of Apprenticeship Standards. The apprentice receives a State Journey-level Certificate upon successful completion of the program.

Minimum Units Required: 34

Recommended Sequence:

First Semester

Units

A-IND 072A

Introduction to Apprenticeship

2

A-IND 076

Applied Technical Mathematics

2

A-ELE 075A

Basic Electricity

2

A-ELE 075B

Advanced Electricity

2

A-IND 077A

Mechanical Fundamentals

2

Second Semester

A-IND 077B

Bearings, Pumps, and Turbines

2

A-IND 077C

Motors and Generators

2

A-IND 077D

Plant Auxiliary Equipment

2

Third Semester

A-ELE 075C

Transformers and Polychlorinated Biphenyl

2

A-ELE 075D

Protective Relaying

2

A-ELE 075E

High Voltage Switching

2

Fourth Semester

A-IND 077G

Governor Systems

2

A-IND 077H

Computers in Hydro-Electric Plants

2

A-IND 077N

Electro-Mechanical Print Reading

2

Fifth Semester

A-IND 077J

Water Aqueduct Systems

2

A-IND 077K

Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

2

A-IND 077L

Project Control and Power Contracts

2

Each course must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.

Minimum Units 34