Energy and Power (20101-36)

Copyright: 2021

Virginia Assignment Code: 8448

Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12

Duration: 36 weeks

Hours: 140

Credits: 1

Prerequisites: None


Course Description:

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. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Students have an opportunity to take the Energy Industry Fundamentals Certificate Assessment.


The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here: