Examines the power engineering skills and knowledge required for operation and maintenance of gas turbine and combined cycle plants. Also covers the safe and efficient operation of gas turbines and heat recovery steam generators and their different applications as used in combine cycle and cogeneration configurations. Experiences and exercises include the application of workplace skills required by the current national standards and appropriate licensure exams. Completion of plant visits are part of course work.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
This course is identified as a departmental course for which a learner can receive college credit for prior college-level learning and/or skills acquired outside the traditional classroom. Terms of the HFCC Credit for Prior College-Level Learning Policy may be met by review of the appropriate documentation, skill, certifications, and/or knowledge acquired by the learner and submitted for evaluation by the appropriate departmental faculty. As required, one or more of the following may be considered in the evaluation process: A. field experience B. licenses held C. completing course exams and/or performance sequences and/or competing a portfolio. F. assessment of private trade school or other extensive college level industry training and learning by a departmental faculty member.