Electrical Lineworker

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
Electrical Lineworker - A.A.S. Degree 60 cr. Rosemount
Electrical Lineworker - Diploma 43 cr. Rosemount

Major Description

Graduates are prepared to join the electrical power industry workforce as safe and knowledgeable apprentices. Along with extensive hands-on experience building power lines, students also practice both overhead and underground techniques. Campus instruction facilities include a large outdoor training field for pole climbing, line construction, bucket-truck operation and erecting power lines using power-line construction trucks.

Program Prerequisites

ELLW 0098 This course covers the introduction to the equipment used for climbing. The use of this equipment will be applied to the act of learning to climb safely and correctly.

Credits: 1

Effective Dates: 01/14/1999 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ELLW0098

ELLW 0098 Introduction to Climbing is a one-credit course, should be taken prior to entry in the Electrical Lineworker major, unless the student has instructor approval for previous climbing experience.

Work Environment

Able to perform strenuous physical duties, electrical lineworkers work outdoors building overhead power lines and/or laying underground cable. Tool use and care plus safety awareness are extremely important.

Academic Advisor

Kerry Lurken


Steven Addy

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