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Electrical Power Production

Electrical Power Production

 

 

 

Overview

The Electrical Power Production Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills and technical background required for entry-level employment in the operation of modern non-nuclear fueled power facilities.

Students will study major plant systems needed for the reliable operation of power plants, including but not limited to boilers, combustion equipment, steam turbines, generators, control logic, fundamentals of operation, equipment maintenance, environmental control equipment, and associated governmental regulations.

 

Electrical Power Production Program of Study Worksheet 

 

 


 

 

Employment Outlook

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will qualify for entry-level employment in the electric utility industry, industrial power facilities, and other power production occupations.  Graduates also will qualify for many other industrial positions such as electro-mechanical technician, electrical troubleshooter, and PLC programmer.

After completion of this program, graduates may transfer to North Carolina A&T State University to complete the Bachelor of Science in Power Technology Management Degree.

Program Contacts
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Anthony Latta

Instructor, Advanced Manufacturing Curriculum

Year Hired 2012

anthony.latta digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2178

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Walter C. Montgomery

Dean, Technical and Occupational Programs

Year Hired 2012

walter.montgomery digat piedmontcc-digdot-edu

(336) 322-2258

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Fall 2020 Curriculum WebAdvisor Schedule

WebAdvisor offers a secure web interface that allows you to access PCC's class schedule. This option provides the most up-to-date information about classes being offered and the number of available seats at the time you view the schedule.

NOT A CURRENT STUDENT? You can view the upcoming semester’s class schedule. See course sections and plan out your schedule. 

YOU ARE A CURRENT STUDENT? Use WebAdvisor to register for classes online!

Fall 2020 Curriculum Schedule - .pdf

Schedule last updated July 15, 2020

The .pdf format is the same as the WebAdvisor format, except all classes are listed alphabetically on one single .pdf / webpage. For more information on a specific class, please contact the appropriate advisor or you can find additional information within WebAdvisor. 

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Explanation of Methods of Course Delivery

Face-to-Face.
You are in the classroom with an instructor for every class. Transportation to campus is needed for face-to-face classes.

Hybrid:
A combination of Face-to-Face and Online (more than 50% online). You will have contact with your instructor in the classroom and will need to be motivated to complete course work online, outside of the classroom. Internet access is needed for hybrid classes.

Blended:
A combination of Face-to-Face and Online (less than 50% online). Stay motivated and stay in communication with your instructor!

ITV:
Multiple classrooms to learn from one instructor - Students are in a classroom and the instructor location will vary. He/She may be with you face-to-face on some dates and in another classroom communicating with you through two-way audio/video technology. Transportation to campus is needed for face-to-face classes.

Online:
Class is available online 24x7 – Students must be motivated to complete their work on their own with the ability to communicate with the instructor and other students via Blackboard, an online program. Internet access is needed for online classes.

 



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