Course Summary
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12 months of course related instruction and on the job training
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 4 Electrical Distribution Systems with lab
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 4 Transformer Systems with lab
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 4 Electrical Power Transmission Measurement with lab


In the 500 series, the fourth year of the program, the apprentice continues mastering the outside lineman occupation. Advanced level skills are highlighted as well as a significant field work. The apprentice is working on the job full time during this series as well as taking course work available electronically.

Learning Outcomes:

  • interpret transformer nameplate
  • connect transformer(wye-wye)
  • connect transformer (open wye-delta)
  • connect transformer (closed wye-delta)
  • interpret one line diagram
  • prepare S&C switching equipment
  • use capacitance meter
  • check rotation 3 phase service
  • install/inspect CT's on secondary
  • change transformer tap setting
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Practical Exercises
  • Work-based Learning

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • On a monthly basis the apprentices take a written test and a competency test at the training yard

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials