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Salt Lake Community College Project Description


U.S. Department of Energy


Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) and its partners are providing training for electric power line installers and repairers, control valve installers and repairers, and power plant operators, fulfilling a critical need for workers trained in line worker technology, including metering and substations. In addition to Utah, entry-level training is being offered in Wyoming, Arizona, Nevada, and Idaho. To enhance workforce skills, SLCC is also providing training on the introduction and integration of Smart Grid. Using pilot cohorts, SLCC will evaluate training delivery models including use of the Internet.

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