What is Power Plant?

istock_000015126136small_jpg.jpgBSC's Power Plant Technology program focuses on training workers who are new to the electrical generation industry as well as those currently working in the field wishing to increase their promotion potential.

The program helps students learn the technical and safety aspects of plant operations, the responsibilities of plant operators, and the mechanical and chemical technology needed for working in related industrial operations.

Incumbent workers also gain valuable knowledge about different processes which helps them to
become more valuable in today's competitive world.

Graduates from this program are prepared to work in the electrical generation field but also have the fundamental knowledge to work in water treatment, wind farms, process technology facilities, co-generation power plants and many other types of manufacturing facilities. 

Prospective students should be prepared for the physical demands of the work of entry-level technician positions when considering this program which can include working a rotating shift and passing a physical exam, which may include: lifting 50+ pounds, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, heights, etc. When applying for jobs applicants may also be required to pass a drug screen and an eye exam, including the ability to distinguish between colors accurately.