Introduction to the Power Industry
Developed for the NCCER Power Industry Fundamentals course, this shrink-wrapped package includes the Introduction to the Power Industry module and Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills. These two exceptionally produced trainee guides feature a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Introduction to the Power Industry, Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Introduction to Hand Tools, Introduction to Power Tools, Introduction to Construction Drawings, Basic Rigging, Basic Communication Skills, Basic Employability Skills and Introduction to Materials Handling.
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This module sets the stage for trainees entering the electrical energy production and distribution field. It describes the many ways in which electricity can be produced, from burning fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas, to harnessing nuclear energy, and using renewable energy sources such as wind, geothermal, and solar energy.
The Trainee Guide is shrinkwrapped with Core and the Introduction to the Power Industry module.
Prerequisite for Power Generation, Power Line Worker, and Wind Turbine Maintenance Technician programs.
Basic Rigging (Module ID 00106-09 or 00106-15) is required to complete Power Industry Fundamentals.
Either 2009 or 2015 Core can be used for the Power Industry Fundamentals package.
NCCER’s Instructor Toolbox provides easy access to important instructional resources for your training program. You’ll find downloadable course planning tools, examples of classroom activities and projects, and instructor tips and best practices to help you enhance your program.
In addition to our standard instructor requirements, instructors of this craft must achieve:
Be NCCER-certified instructors for Core.