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Overview

This course will be available in Fall 2020.

This course provides a tour of the physical electrical system - from generator to meter. Topics covered include common terminology, the basic physical laws of electricity, which generation types are commonly used and why, how transmission and distribution systems are designed and operated, the different types of service configurations and when they are used, and how electricity is metered.

Learning Objectives

What You Will Learn:

  • Basic characteristics of electricity and electric circuits.
  • Energy sources, technologies, characteristics and costs.
  • Characteristics and costs of each type of generation.
  • How various generation types are used to serve load curves.
  • Components of the transmission system and the way in which the system is designed and operated.
  • Components of the distribution system and the way in which the system is designed and delivers power.
  • Components that link the distribution system to the member, as well as various options for configuring services.
  • Types of meters and how each is used to collect data.


Key Topics
  • Basic Concepts of Electricity
  • Generating Electricity
  • The Electrical Transmission System
  • The Electrical Distribution System
  • Electrical Services
  • Electric Meters and Metering
  • Electric Supply and Demand


Certificate Program

Cooperative Career Essentials Program


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$349

Competencies

CORE COMPETENCIES
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