This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of three designed for powerline technology. It provides students with project-based experiences in advanced powerline theories and techniques. Technical instruction includes an introduction and reviews of workplace safety policies and procedures, resource management, trade mathematics, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on advanced powerline system applications of direct current (DC), alternating current (AC), capacitance, and inductance. Techniques used for basic electrical wring, advanced rigging, and advanced pole climbing are also emphasized. Instruction on entrepreneurial skills and industry examination preparation is also included. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards and the California Career Technical Education Model Curriculum Standards.
Enrollment requires successful completion of the Powerline Systems/2 (72-75-85) course.