Power Generation

College of Rural and Community Development
Tanana Valley Campus


Minimum Requirements for Certificate: 38 credits

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The power generation program will help students develop entry-level skills needed in industrial and commercial electrical power generation and maintenance. Courses combine the technical know-how and hands-on experience necessary to develop entry level workers in a variety of power generation and industrial fields. Students will become familiar with the operation and maintenance of the standard equipment encountered in the power generation industry.

Certificate Program

  1. Complete the general university requirements.
  2. Complete the certificate requirements .
  3. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    PGEN F101--Intro to Power Generation, Distribution & Alternative Energy--3 credits
    PGEN F102--Basic Electricity for Power GenerationOperators--4 credits
    PGEN F103--Introduction to Power Generation:Maintenance--4 credits
    PGEN F104--Gas & Steam Turbines; Co-Generation and Combined Cycle Technologies--4 credits
    PRT F110--Introduction to Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Awareness--3 credits
    PRT F120--Water Quality Management for Process Industries--4 credits
    PRT F140--Industrial Process Instrumentation I--3 credits
    WMT F101--Introduction to Welding--4 credits
  4. Minimum credits required--38 credits

* Students must earn a C grade or better.