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  • Energy Utility Technology Certificate (ERC)
    Program Description

    Career, Certificate (C1)

    The Energy Utility Technology Certificate is a 28 credit program offered over two semesters. Students will be introduced to the energy utility industry and participate in classroom and laboratory experiences that focus on electrical generation processes, power plant systems and functions, industry safety, and the transmission and distribution of electric power.

    This certificate program is designed to fill a critical need for qualified entry level workers in the Energy Utility Industry. Job opportunities exist for line workers, meter workers and sub-station maintenance workers. Individuals seeking employment at utility companies must meet employer-specific hiring requirements. Individuals with serious driving and/or legal infractions should be aware that their actions may impact their employability.

    Simultaneous awarding of Certificate and Degree policy: Certificates whose coursework is embedded in an Associate's degree program will not be awarded simultaneously in the same term as the degree is awarded; i.e. Energy Utility Technology(ERD) and Energy Utility Technology Certificate(ERC).

    For more information, please contact us at (978) 762-4000 or gwalsh@northshore.edu.

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