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Electrical Utility Substation Worker - Advanced Certificate

Program Code: CTA.35811

This program is designed to prepare you for jobs in the Electrical Utility field. The Electrical Utility Substation Advanced Certificate program trains you for the duties and tasks required to repair and maintain an electrical utility substation. Completion of this program may preempt apprenticeship hours in the Substation/Electrical Utility field.

Required Courses

CourseCreditsCourse TitleCompleted
COM 114W3Interpersonal Communication ______________
SKDR 1013Blueprint Reading ______________
SKEL 1032OSHA Safety and Michigan Electrical Laws ______________
SKEL 1042Electric Substation Worker Orientation ______________
SKET 1002Electrical Calculations ______________
SKET 1102DC Circuits ______________
SKET 1202AC Circuits ______________
SKET 1303Conventional Controls ______________
SKET 1323Power Distribution ______________
SKET 1342Transformers ______________
SKET 1362Grounding ______________
SKET 1382Over-Current Protection ______________
SKET 2104Introduction to Electronics ______________
SKMT 1612Industrial Rigging and Safety ______________
SKMT 2203Hydraulics and Pneumatics I ______________
SKTR 181W4Machine Tools I ______________
SKWL 1033Introduction to Plasma, Carbon Arc, and Fuel Gas Cutting ______________
SKWL 1043Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding ______________

47Total Credits


1 - In addition to the program requirements, utility companies in general require that applicants have a valid driver's license and the ability to obtain a CDL license, pass a drug screening test, and not be a convicted felon. See
2 - Student is responsible for purchasing flame retardant smock, eyeglasses with shield, hardhat, and leather work boots for SKEL 104 orientation course.
3 - A grade of "C" (2.0) or higher is required in all courses for the certificate.

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