7203 Principles of Energy Technology

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Credits: 
2 semester course, 2 semesters required, 1 credit per semester, 2 credits maximum
Counts as: 
A directed elective or elective for all diplomas
Course Description: 

Principles of Energy Technology provides a broad understanding of the electric and natural gas utility industry and the energy generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure, commonly called the “largest machine in the world,” which forms the backbone for the industry. The course includes business models, regulations, types of energy and their conversion to useable 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. Safety instruction covers topics including; Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), confined space, lock out/tag out, zero energy state, hazardous materials, storage of flammable materials, storage of fuel gas and high pressure gas cylinders, portable powered tool safety, hand tool safety, record keeping, training, employer enforcement of safety regulations, and right to know.

Collection: 
Local Learning Opportunities
Recommended Grade: 
Grade 9
Grade 10
Grade 11
Industry or Service: 
STEM
Program Type: 
Next Level Programs of Study Courses
Course Code: 
PRIN ENER TECH
Required Prerequisites: 
None
Recommended Prerequisites: 
None