Prime Power
Apprenticeship Programs

Emergency Power Apprenticeships Position You for a High-Demand Career

Prime Power, the Southeast's #1 provider of emergency power technician services, training, certification, and education, is proud to announce two Apprenticeship Programs — a two-year program for individuals and a 90-day fully customizable program for businesses seeking to upskill their building maintenance and emergency power supply system, technicians.

  • Contact for details about the 90-day Apprenticeship Program for businesses Power Generation.

Participants in the two-year program will acquire and develop a high-demand skillset in the EPSS industry while employed and earning a living. Our emergency power technicians they'll learn from some of the most knowledgeable and respected leaders in the industry in a supportive environment.

When the program is complete, participants will have earned certifications and hands-on experience that will help pave the way for a well-paid, high-demand career.

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The Details

Duration: Approximately two years, but completion based on how quickly the apprentice attains set skills.

Our power generation apprenticeship training includes, but is not limited to:

  • OSHA 10
  • NFPA 110/Electrical Safety/NFPA 70E
  • Electrical Fundamentals and Calculations
  • Schematics
  • Prime Movers
  • Electrical Starting Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Generators and Alternators
  • Load and Power
  • Engine Instrumentation and Controls; Governors
  • Transfer Switches
  • Voltage Regulators
  • Switchgear and Controls
  • System Communications
  • Troubleshooting
  • Load banking

Credentials attained: EGSA Apprentice or Journeyman Certification

What does it mean to be EGSA certified? As part of its commitment to advancing professionalism within the on-site power industry, EGSA has created the Electrical Generator Systems Technician Certification Program. Through rigorous testing, the program identifies those power and emergency power technicians who have a broad knowledge of electricity, mechanical and electrical components and the interaction between them and are proficient in the installation, service, emergency power technician, maintenance, and repair of on-site power generation systems.