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Program Overview

Formerly known as Renewable Energy Generation, Transmission and Distribution - Powerline Mechanic

LATTC offers Utility Industry Fundamentals and Powerline Mechanic Certificates of Achievement, as well as an Associate of Science degree in Renewable Energy Generation, Transmission, and Distribution with a Powerline Mechanic emphasis, for individuals interested in working in occupations in the utility industry sector—particularly transmission and distribution occupations. The courses comprising this program enable individuals to be prepared to obtain entry-level positions in the utility sector.

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Upon completion of the Degree program, students are able to:

  • Identify problems with overhead and underground powerline equipment and systems following established procedures and using a variety of troubleshooting techniques.
  • Analyze and solve routine technical problems related to electrical technology and power distribution by applying the principles of mathematics and science.
  • Install, maintain and remove power poles, transformers, structures and other utility equipment

Program Details

Award Title Award Type Required Course Units Total Major Units GE
Renewable Energy Generation, Transmission & Distribution w. Powerline Mechanic Emphasis AS 34 40 21
Renewable Energy Generation, Transmission & Distribution w. Powerline Mechanic Emphasis - Powerline Mechanic C 18 18  
Renewable Energy Generation, Transmission & Distribution w. Powerline Mechanic Emphasis - Utility Industry Fundamentals C 19 19  

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