# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Energy and Power (8495/18 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Energy and Power (8495/18 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:8495
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:18 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12

In this course, students analyze energy sources and explore the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. The course provides math, science, and technical writing skills through hands-on application.

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
    • Transportation Systems/Infrastructure Planning, Management and Regulation

Available Credentials

18-week courses may qualify for state-board approved industry certification assessments based on a case-by-case approval from the state CTE Cluster specialist.

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.