SECCA has been approved by the Center for Energy Workforce Development as an approved course provider for the Energy Industry Fundamentals course. Only students taking coursework from an approved course provider qualify to earn the Energy Industry Certificate from the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD).
Energy Industry Fundamentals provides a broad understanding of the electric and natural gas utility industry. The course includes the study of energy generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure commonly called the “largest machine in the world" which forms the backbone for the industry. It also includes business models, regulations, types of energy, and their conversion to use-able energy such as electric power, how generated power is transmitted and distributed to the point of use, emerging technologies, and the connection to careers in the energy industry. The bearer of the Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate has a foundational knowledge and understanding of the utility industry.
The following courses are offered:
- 49.53700 - Foundations of Energy Technologies
- 49.53800 - Energy and Power: Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
- 49.53900 - Energy Systems Applications