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.
Grades 11, 12
- JTED & PCC onboarding requirements
- Application to PCC (tuition is paid by JTED)
- Attend New Student Orientation for JTED @ PCC students
Things to Consider
- 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 for Pima Community College. Your grades for this course will impact your college GPA.
- JTED pays for the college tuition for this program.
- You will be working with Utility or Sub Contractors in this field.
- This course involves long hours outside.
- 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
- Wind Turbine Technicians
- Solar Photovoltaic Installers
- Power Plant Operators, Distributors and Dispatchers
JTED @ Pima Community College (Downtown)
1255 North Stone Ave.
- 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.)
- BCT105 – Professionalism in Service, Rigging, & Construction Math
- BCT107 – Basic Safety, Hand & Power Tools, Blueprint
- ICT100 – Energy Industry Fundamentals and
- BCT110 – OSHA 10 for Construction
- GTM105 – Technical Math for the Trades
- AIT125 – Electrical Systems
- ICT101 -Introduction to Natural Gas Industry
- EUT103 – Generation Steam Systems
Entrance Requirements for Year 2
- Successful completion of BCT105, 107, 110, & ICT100
- OSHA 10
- NCCER Core 1
- NCCER Core 2
- Energy Technology (Basic)*
*Only available for students that apply for PCC graduation.
- Year 1:
- 1.5 credits
- Year 2:
- 2 credits
Beneficial Classes to Take in High School