# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Energy and Power (8448/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Energy and Power (8448/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8448
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:None

In this course, students analyze energy sources and explore the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity using the Energy Industry Fundamentals modules from the Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD). The course provides math, science, and technical writing skills through hands-on application. Students have an opportunity to take the Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate Assessment.

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Health, Safety and Environmental Management
    • Logistics Planning and Management Services
    • Sales and Service
    • Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.