Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Workforce Development for the Electric Power Sector
Project data has not yet been submitted.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is expanding its instructional capacity by providing training for apprentice linemen, incumbent linemen, and process operations and instrumentation specialists. Students will interact with a broad base of clean energy industry personnel via courses, internships with industry and government laboratories, and outreach with communities. Courses and training will be conducted in traditional classroom, hybrid, and online formats with evening and weekend training scheduled for incumbent workers. Students will earn industry-recognized credentials in Smart Grid technology.
National Energy Technology Laboratory
3610 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26507-0880
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community
51 Main Street; Darby Hall
Perkinston, MS 39573-3374
- Workforce Training
- 85 percent job placement rate in process operations, 80 percent in instrumentation, and 90 percent of Apprentice Lineman
- Job retention and employee growth
- Workforce-ready trainees with industry-recognized credentials in Smart Grid technologies and alternative energy sources