FAQs

When does the next program start?

The Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship program has both a day and evening program, and start times vary; so please contact the program coordinator for specific dates. Typically, day classes start during the second week of January and night classes start during the second week of August.

When are classes held?

The Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship program has both a day and evening schedule from which students can choose.

Day Program

Classes generally start in the second week of January and are held Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Approximately half way through the program, the schedule changes to Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm. The program currently takes about six months to complete.

Night Program

Classes generally start in the second week of August and are held Monday - Thursday, 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Approximately half way through the program, the schedule changes to all day Friday. This program currently takes about one year to complete.

How much does the program cost?

While the cost of this program can change, the current cost is $6726.50. Please contact the program coordinator to verify.

What payment options exist?

Salt Lake Community College has several options to help students pay for classes. While the Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship program is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, it is eligible for GI Bill and the College's STIL Payment Plan. It is also a good idea to contact the program coordinator to see if any scholarships are available.

For more information on the College's STIL Payment Plan, please visit their website.

How much are books?

Textbooks for classes can get very expensive for students, which is why we provide all of the textbooks needed while students attend the program. Students are given textbooks to use on the first day of class and are expected to return them on the last day of class.

I am a Veteran, can I use GI BIll?

Yes!

If you are a Veteran and want to apply for GI Bill, please stop in and see our Veterans Services Offices located on the Taylorsville Redwood Campus or the South City Campus to begin the process.

The Veteran's Center on the Taylorsville Redwood Campus is located in the Students Center, Room 059. This center includes a lounge for studying or relaxing and a study area with computers and printer for all Veterans and dependents.

The South City Veteran's Center is located in SC 1-061H-B

How long does this program take?

The length of time it takes to complete this program depends on whether the student takes the classes in the evening or during the day.

Day Program

Classes generally start in the second week of January and are held Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Approximately half way through the program, the schedule changes to Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 5:00pm. This program currently takes about six months to complete.

Night Program

Classes generally start in the second week of August and are held Monday - Thursday, 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Approximately half way through the program, the schedule changes to all day Friday. This program currently takes about one year to complete.

Where are classes held?

Classes are held on the Miller Campus in Sandy, UT

A dedicated indoor classroom adjacent to the indoor pole yard is where students will attend classes during the first half of the program and an outdoor pole yard located just North of campus at 9400 South 399 West. 

How do I register for classes?

To participate in the program, a student must first complete a pre-registration process that starts with contacting the program coordinator and downloading the pre-registration packet.

Here are a couple of things to get started on right away:

1. Complete a physical examination by a qualified physician as described in the pre-registration packet.

2. Schedule a Work Keys Examination* by calling 801-957-5221 if college-level English or Math courses weren't completed previously. Advise the testing center the exam is for the EPT Program. Sample exam questions can be found here.

*There is a $41.50 fee to take this exam.

What is the Drop/Withdrawal/Refund/Registration Policy?

DROPS/WITHDRAWALS/REFUNDS/REGISTRATION POLICIES

If a student decides not to remain enrolled in a class, it is the student’s responsibility to contact the Program Coordinator to drop or withdraw from the class. Failure to officially drop classes not attended will result in failing grades and forfeiture of tuition due the College. Failure to officially drop may lead to enforcement of the college collection policy

Students are required to pay for all classes that they do not officially drop.

Full tuition will be refunded if student drops before the first day of class.

Tuition will not be refunded if student is a “no show” for entire class.

Last Date to Add Classes, Tuition Due Date will follow the Institutional Academic Calendar for the appropriate semester as Full Term 16-week schedule.

Academic Calendar

Late registrations must be approved by the Program Coordinator