Prepares students with the basic skills necessary to enter the electrical field as a Lineman. These skills include: overall safety considerations, power pole climbing skills, knowledge of the basic tools and materials involved with the electrical line crafts, general construction standards, basic rigging principles, and basic electrical theory that is specific to this trade. Classes introduce students to job related information and hands-on training. A component of the course includes preparation for the Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) exam.
Qualifications: Students must weigh no more than 270 lbs. Students will be required to lift up to 60 lbs. with repetition and will be required to climb and perform installation and maintenance operations at the top of 60-foot power poles. Physical or psychological limitations should be taken into account when enrolling in the class.