Course Summary
Credit Type:
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6 months of course related instruction and on the job training.
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Equipment Operation
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Electrical Transmissions Fundamentals and Powerline
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Installations


In the 200 series, the second six months of the program, the apprentice continues mastering the outside lineman occupation. Entry level skills are highlighted as well as an introduction to field work. The apprentice is working on the job full time during this series as well as taking course work available electronically.

Learning Outcomes:

  • install pest control in pad mount
  • re-fuse bayonet fuse
  • install cable tags and marking tape on underground
  • install signs on pad mount
  • install underground hand hole
  • identify work order symbols
  • bucket rescue from ground
  • set-up bucket truck
  • pre-flight bucket truck
  • jump start vehicle
  • select and install kellum grip
  • operate chainsaw
  • re-fuse cutout
  • assemble bracket for cutout and arrester
  • selection of secondary riser
  • prepare transformers for use
  • select transformers
  • prepare grounds for use
  • oil spill clean up
  • make up street light
  • frame poles on ground
  • assemble hardware for poles
  • adjust Burndy and Kerney tool
  • inspect protective equipment
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises
  • Work-based Learning

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • On a monthly basis the apprentices take a written test and a competency test at the training yard

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials