Power Line Technician Training

Last Updated: 1/24/2023 12:39 AM

Program Description:

This 300-hour course will provide you the training you need to 


  • Pole climbing, maneuverability and heights

  • Installation and removal of various types of pole hardware

  • Basic pole safety and belt transitioning

  • Proper use of pole body belts, gaffs, climbers, and other safety equipment

  • Basic chain saw, ladder use and safety

  • Basic rope knots, splices, proper hand lines techniques and gaff sharpening

  • Groundman responsibilities and conducting job and safety briefings

  • Basic circuit identification and line patrolling

  • Proper equipment maintenance

  • Install and remove transformers, reclosers, and regulators

  • Transformer, recloser, and regulator connections

  • Training with live-line tools

  • Line Truck and Bucket Truck operations

  • Certification opportunities (OSHA 10 and First Aid CPR)

Additional Opportunities:

Students who successfully complete this course have the opportunity to earn their CDL through Washington County Career Center at an additional cost of $4010. This training at WCCC consists of 160 hours of coursework/ driving. Classes at WCCC can be completed Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm for four weeks OR eight weekends, Saturday-Sunday 7:00am-5:30pm.


Questions? Ready to register? Give us a call at 740-753-5464 and let us help you start your new career!



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