Certificate in Electrical, Smart Grid and Micro Grid Technologies

Successful completion of this certificate prepares students to enter the transforming electrical power sector as a competent engineering technician. Students will gain a broad understanding of the dynamics of the changing electricity sector, supported with hands-on learning experiences in the area of smart grid and micro grid design and management.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

• Evaluate and communicate design goals, constraints, and methodology within the engineering fields of discipline.
• Evaluate and solve engineering problems related to course content.
• Articulate and justify both technical considerations and solutions through oral, written and graphical communication methods in engineering problems.
• Effectively solve problems in teams
• Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility in the field of engineering.

Class Requirements

ALFT 111 Introduction to Alternate Fuels (3)
ELEC 111 Electronics Fundamentals (4)
ELEC 151 Power Generation, Transmission and  Distribution (3)
ELEC 201 Smart Energy Management Systems (3)
ENGR 111 Intro to Engineering (3)
ENVR 113 Instrumentation and Controls (3)
SOLR 121 Design and installation of Photovoltaic  Systems I (3)

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.

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