Industrial Technology: Electrical Apprenticeship Option

Applied Science & Technology Division
Upon successful completion of the Industrial Technology Certificate-Electrical Apprenticeship Option, the apprentice demonstrates skills, knowledge, and training to work in electrical maintenance at a hydroelectric plant facility. The apprentice demonstrates proficiency in the installation, repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical circuits, electrical equipment pumps and generators. 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.

Total Units Required 34
Recommended Sequence:
First Semester Units
A-IND 72A Introduction to Apprenticeship 2
A-IND 76 Applied Technical Mathematics 2
A-ELE 75A Basic Electricity 2
A-ELE 75B Advanced Electricity 2
A-IND 77A Mechanical Fundamentals 2

Second Semester
A-IND 77B Bearings, Pumps, and Turbines 2
A-IND 77C Motors and Generators 2
A-IND 77D Plant Auxiliary Equipment 2

Third Semester
A-ELE 75C Transformers and Polychlorinated Biphenyl 2
A-ELE 75D Protective Relaying 2

Fourth Semester
A-IND 77G Governor Systems 2
A-IND 77H Computers in Hydro-Electric Plants 2
A-IND 77N Electro-Mechanical Print Reading 2

Fifth Semester
A-IND 77K Fundamentals of Thermodynamics 2
A-IND 77L Project Control and Power Contracts 2

Sixth Semester
A-ELE 75E High Voltage Switching 2

Seventh Semester
A-IND 77M Air Conditioning 2