Gas Utility Construction and Service

Certificate - 19 credits

About this program
The Gas Utility Construction and Service program prepares students to install, maintain and operate both high- and low-pressure natural gas distribution systems used to supply residential, commercial and industrial companies. Program graduates will be qualified to enter one of the most technologically intensive industries in today's economy with potential careers in gas construction mechanics, gas meter mechanics, gas service mechanics, gas clerk estimation, gas regulator maintenance mechanics, gas appliance repair and underground facilities location. *This program is part of the MN Energy Academy and is located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.
Program outcomes
  1. Communicate technical information.
  2. Operate tools and equipment.
  3. Join pipe.
  4. Install propane gas distribution systems.
  5. Install natural gas distribution systems.
  6. Operate pipeline excavation equipment.
  7. Apply customer service skills.
  8. Service gas appliances.
  9. Maintain gas distribution systems.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604-1411 Phone: 312.263.0456 / 800.621.7440

Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
19 Required courses
19 Total

Gas Utility Construction and Service

Required Courses:

Course Credits
GAS1000 - Gas Utility Field Training I 4
GAS1001 - Underground Utility Locating 2
GAS1003 - Gas Utility Equipment Training 5
GAS1004 - Gas Utility Field Training II 4
GAS2600 - Electric and Gas Appliances 4