Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Students should have an interest in pursuing a career in Electric Utility Planning
- A mechanical aptitude
- Strong attention to detail
- An interest in developing project management and customer service skills
- It will take 16 weeks to complete all core classes.
- It will take an additional 6 to 10 weeks to complete one of the required elective courses.
- Two Core Classes
- Electric Utility Planning 100
- Electric Utility Planning 101
- One Electric Class (choose one of the below)
- Project Management
- Construction Management
All core classes will be taught on consecutive Saturdays. The schedule may include either an 8:00 am - 12:00 pm/8:30 to 12:30 pm or 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm time schedule based on instructor availability.
- Elective classes will be offered at various times throughout the academic year
- Project Management and AutoCAD will be offered on weekdays in the evening or on Saturdays from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
- Construction Management will be offered on weeknights (TBD)
- Yes, CEU credits are awarded upon each class completion
- Electric Utility Planning 100: 2.8 CEUS
- Electric Utility Planning 101: 2.8 CEUS
- Choose one Elective Class from below:
- Project Management: 2.4 CEUS
- Construction Management: 2.5 CEUS
- AutoCAD: 2.8 CEUS
Note: Continuing Education Units cannot be applied toward an academic degree.
Electric Utility Planning 100: $1,195
Electric Utility Planning 101: $1,195
One Elective Class (must choose from one of the areas listed below):
Project Management: (hybrid) $950
Construction Management: $475
- No, every individual brings different experiences and skills to a job so there is never a guarantee for a position at the end of the program.
- This certificate will provide every student an opportunity to learn the basics skills and knowledge required of an entry-level Electric Utility Planner.
- Students are encouraged to inquire with each individual utility by contacting the HR department.
Core courses must be taken consecutively.
Students can miss only one (1) class in a course.Students will need to contact the instructor for make-up class material.
No, both core courses and one elective must be completed before a certificate is awarded.