What will I learn?

Industrial Power and Control is a two-year program that prepares students for immediate employment and future advancement in companies or government organizations that manufacture, service, sell, design or support electrical and electronic systems that control machinery, automation, and/or processes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and apply technical concepts and terms used in industrial energy and control.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot industrial energy generation, conversion and control systems.
  • Use electronic circuit simulation software for circuit design and analysis.
  • Repair, maintain and install electronic and electrical control systems.
  • Locate, evaluate and apply relevant information from various sources to address workplace problems.

Which department am I in?

North Seattle College

Study options

Full Time (111 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,571.35 per year
Tuition Fee (15 credits): USD $3,190.45;
Application deadline

Expected February 2022

Start date

Expected January, April 2022


North Seattle College

9600 College Way North,



98103, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

All prospective applicants who are interested in applying must meet the following requirements:

• Be at least 16 years old by start of intended quarter

• Completed at least the 1st semester of Grade 10 high school or equivalent

• Applicants under 18 years old must meet the minimum B grade average.


NSC does not require the TOEFL or IELTS test scores for admission. However, if you have any of the following with the minimum described below, you will be eligible to register in college-level courses. Test or course must have been completed within 2 years for placement.

TOEFL iBT Score (ETS Code: 4554)

72-73 (no section below 18): English 101

64-71 (no section below 17): English 99/101

64-71 (no section below 15): English 98

56-63 (no section below 14): English 97


6.0 (no section below 5.5): English 101

6.0 (no section below 5.0): English 99/101

5.5 (no section below 5.0): English 98

5.5 (no section below 4.5): English 97

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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