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National Grid and Onondaga Community College have announced a new certificate program designed to prepare the next generation of utility workers and help address the utility industry’s need to replenish its workforce.  The one year program will qualify graduates for line worker roles at National Grid as well as roles at other electrical utilities and related industries.

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What You Will Learn

As a Utility Worker Certificate program student you will complete coursework in technology, math and science.  You will also complete specialized, hands on training at National Grid in their fully energized simulation laboratory. 

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What It Is Like

The program covers traditional training and works to set valued educational math and science standards for those entering the field.  Advances in utility technology and an increasing investment in enhancing aging electric networks will put an emphasis on training individuals to be readily adaptable to meet industry changes. 

Where It Can Take You

Graduates of the program are qualified for line worker roles at National Grid with salaries that start at $41,000 depending on the job.  Grads will also be prepared for jobs at other electrical utility companies and related industries.  The program’s coursework can be applied to a two year technology associates degree if desired.

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