School Year: 2020-2021
Technical Diploma (1 year)
Campus: Beaver Dam
This program is eligible for financial aid
Climb to new heights in your career with a one-year Electrical Power Distribution technical diploma at Moraine Park Technical College.
Reach new heights in the diverse and exciting field of Electrical Power Distribution. Students in this one-year program get theoretical and hands-on training in all phases of power line construction and maintenance. Individuals must be comfortable working at varying heights during extreme weather conditions. Good eyesight, hearing and manual dexterity are required to be successful.
Students gain knowledge about the workings of electrical power systems. Preparing to work as power linemen, students demonstrate the required physical skills needed with hands-on training in the field. Graduates of the program are prepared to use both hands to perform pole work and construct various electrical distribution systems. Students learn safety standards and how they apply to work activities and operating equipment associated with electrical distribution needs.
*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.
Students must purchase a tool kit for this program (approximately $1,500). A field experience day is held in fall and/or spring to give applicants an opportunity to learn about careers, job opportunities and endurance expectations and to experience pole climbing. A clean driving record is required for employment in this field.
Students will need a fed med qualified physical as well as a fed med card prior to beginning the program, unless students already possess a CDL upon entering the program.
CPR/First Aid certification are required components of the program that students will receive.
Students will obtain OSHA 30 certification thru completion of the Safety Applications for Utilities 1 course (469-347).
All 413-xxx EPD courses listed above are restricted to EPD program students.
|103-159||**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office||1|
|413-103||Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Preparation||1|
|413-308||Electrical Concepts for Utilities||2|
|413-309||Line Technician 1||5|
|413-310||Line Technician 2||5|
|804-363||Algebraic Applications for Electrical Trades||2|
|469-347||***Safety Applications for Utilities 1 (January-1 week)||1|
|413-142||Introduction to Electrical Substations||3|
|413-311||Line Technician 3||5|
|413-312||Line Technician 4||5|
|469-348||Safety Applications for Utilities 2||1|
|809-300||Occupational Success Strategies||2|
|Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements||39|