Electrical Substation Certificate

Program Number: 97-413-1
School Year: 2015-2016
Campus: Beaver Dam

Program Description

The Electrical Substation Certificate offers students the opportunity to enhance their skills, enabling them to inspect and maintain electrical substations. Coursework introduces students to a basic understanding of the theories, process, systems and equipment used in electrical substations. The coursework equips students with the skills to compete in today’s industry.

This certificate allows the student to take associate of applied science degree level courses without the time commitment of a full-time program.  A portion of the credits can be applied toward the Electrical Power Distribution diploma if the student desires.  If you have any questions on which courses will transfer, please contact Moraine Park Technical College.

Approximate Costs


  • $125.85 per credit (resident)
  • $188.80 per credit (out-of-state resident)

Fall/Spring Semester

  • $128.40 per credit (resident)
  • $192.60 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • *Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.

  • Career Opportunities

    • Apprentice Substation Maintenance Mechanic
    • Substation Electrician Apprentice

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Meet with Academic Advisor to discuss order of courses and prerequisites (strongly encouraged).   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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    Number Title Crs
    Term 1
    413-142 Introduction to Electrical Substation 3
    413-144 Substation Control and System Protection 3
    413-146 Substation Testing and Diagnostics 3
    413-307 Electrical Theory and Safety 1 3
    Total 12

    Academic Planner

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.