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Lineworker Apprenticeship

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The Lineworker Apprenticeship program is designed to provide related technical instruction for students currently employed as apprentice lineworkers in the power generation and distribution industry. In coordination with electric sector industry specialist, this program covers topics related to to construction, maintenance, and operation of underground and overhead electrical systems including: AC and DC electrical theory; safety protocols required when working with electricity; climbing wooden poles and other structures; transformer theory and transformer connections; ropes and rigging; grounding; switchgear and metering; and working on energized lines.

If you are a sponsored apprentice and need to get registered for the upcoming semester, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for instructions. If you have any further questions, contact Peter Reed 801.957.5325.

Explore our Electric Power Technology Program if you are not currently employed in the electric sector industry.

SLCC lineworker students participated in their quarterly Step Testing on September 8th, 2011. Lineworker and metering students were present. This event helps to determine job advancement.

This material is based upon work supported by the Department of Energy under Award Number DE-OE0000457.