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St. Philip's College Library

MLK Campus: 210-486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: 210-486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

St. Philip's College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018
St. Philip's College
  Aug 17, 2018
St. Philip's College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 
St. Philip's College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Power Generation and Alternative Energy Level 2 Certificate

The Power Generation and Alternative Energy program provides students with skills and knowledge required to work in the electrical power generation industry. Students are introduced to conventional coal and natural gas powered generation as well as renewable technologies such as Wind, Solar Power, Hydrogen, and Landfill Gas. Smart Grid and Energy Storage topics are also covered. The program offers an Occupational Skills Award, A Certificate as well as the A.A.S degree. Also, offered is a Practicum (Internship) with local Industry Partners. The Department is a NABCEP (North American Board of Energy Practitioners) testing center.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as:

Wind Technician, Solar Technician, Solar Installer, Power Generation Operator

Related Awards

Power Generation and Alternative Energy A.A.S.  
Power Generation and Alternative Energy (OSA)  

Total Credit Hours Required: 42

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.


CIP Code: 15.0404
Major Code: PGAE

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
In accordance with these requirements we are providing the following information:
1. Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes
2. On-time graduation rates
3. Cost of the program to include books and fees
4. Placement rate for students completing the program
5. Median loan debt incurred by students who have completed the program
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Gainful Employment Information for Power Generation and Alternative Energy, Level II Certificate.