NCC Announces Electric Line Construction Academy Graduates
Nash Community College’s Electric Line Construction Academy students participated in an end-of-semester rodeo and graduation event on Thursday, December 10, 2020. Students practiced protected grounding, climbing obstacles and hurt man rescue techniques.
The Electric Line Construction Technology curriculum prepared these individuals to work as electric line construction technicians designing and repairing electrical utility services. Students learned electrical theory combined with laboratory and practical applications in their course of study. Throughout the program students mastered competencies of electricity, overhead pole and electrical line construction, safety codes and applications, electric power system, transformer and meter installations and the exploration of underground electrical distribution.
Students also learned about underground power distribution systems including terminators, elbows, transformers and safety practices associated with underground systems including how to delineate proper system makeup.
The following students graduated with a third-class certificate and underground certificate: