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Energy Technology

Prepare to learn about installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical infrastructure systems, or the basics of the gas-line industry, industry pipe fitting and gas-line infrastructure systems in our Energy Technology program. Work towards earning your certification for direct employment and become eligible for TEP’s pre-apprenticeship program.

Certifications

  • OSHA 10
  • NCCER Core 1
  • NCCER Core 2
  • Students who apply for PCC graduation: Energy Technology (Basic)

Things to Consider About this Program

  • Working with Utility or Sub Contractors in this field 
  • Involves long hours outside
  • In this program you are a high school student and a college student. Your performance is reflected on your transcripts for your high school and Pima Community College.
  • Your grades for this course will impact your college GPA.
  • JTED pays for the college tuition for this program.

Direct Employment

  • With 2 summer classes direct employment to TEP Apprenticeship
  • Various positions with Southwest Gas or their subcontractors

Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training

  • Electric Power Line Workers (installers/repairers)
  • Substation/Relay Workers
  • Pipe-Fitters/Steam-Fitters
  • Wind Turbine Technicians
  • Solar Photovoltaic Installers
  • Power Plant Operators, Distributors and Dispatchers

Eligibility

Grades 11, 12

Students must complete the following:

  • JTED pre-enrollment and registration forms
  • JTED & PCC onboarding requirements
  • Application to PCC (tuition is paid by JTED)
  • Attend New Student Orientation for JTED @ PCC students
  • High school students in this program are held to the same standards and policies as a PCC student
Enrollment Page

Holland Codes:

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Energy Technology

Locations

JTED @ Pima Community College Downtown Campus:

  • Classes are scheduled per semester (days and times will vary) 
  • Students are expected to be on campus 3 to 4 evenings a week (between 4 and 8:30 p.m.)

Program Completion/Sequence

  • Junior Year (Fall) BCT105 – Professionalism in Service, Rigging, & Construction Math and BCT107 – Basic Safety, Hand & Power Tools, Blueprint
  • Junior Year (Spring) ICT100 – Energy Industry Fundamentals and BCT110 – OSHA 10 for Construction
  • Senior Year (Fall) GTM105 – Technical Math for the Trades and AIT125 – Electrical Systems
  • Senior Year (Spring) ICT101 -Introduction to Natural Gas Industry and EUT103 – Generation Steam Systems

Credits

1.5/Year Junior Year
2/Year Senior Year

(Earn 16 PCC credits with successful completion of the courses listed)

Locations offering Energy Technology:

  • JTED @ Pima Community College
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