Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

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Electrical Distribution Technology (Certificate)

At this time, CCAC is no longer accepting applications for the Duquesne Light Program. Announcements will be posted to the web when the program resumes. Please call Duquesne Light at 412.393.7880 to provide your name to the database of those interested in the program.


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Certificate (702)

The Electrical Distribution Technology Program is intended to prepare students for entry level position in the electrical utility industry as maintenance/installation technicians on electrical distribution systems. The 10 technical courses will provide hands-on and on-the-job training in the electrical utility industry that meet the requirements for an entry-level position.

To graduate in the Electrical Distribution Technology program, students must obtain a commercial drivers license. Drug Screening is required to comply with job safety standards.

The Electrical Distribution Technology program is open to all students meeting program admission criteria. Applicants must attend an orientation session and successfully complete a forty (40) hour basic wood pole climbing course prior to enrollment into the Certificate Program.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

 

Certificate Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 35

First Semester

Course #Course Name

Credits

EDT-103

Overhead Lineworker Maintenance 1

5

EDT-105

Overhead Lineworker Maintenance 2

5

EDT-107

Compliance and Safety Training           

3

EDT-109

Basic Electricity*

3

            

Total Credits

16

Summer

EDT-220

Summer Internship

3

                         

Total Credits

3

Second Semester

EDT-203

Overhead Lineworker Maintenance 3

4

EDT-204

Underground System Maintenance

3

EDT-205

Basic Substation Maintenance

3

EDT-206

Meter Training

3

EDT-207

AC Power*

3

                         

Total Credits

16

* Evenings

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