Course Summary
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12 months of course related instruction and on the job training.
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Electrical Pole Work
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Electrical Transmission Troubleshooting
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Electrical Plan Reading


In the 600 series, the fifth year of the program, the apprentice continues mastering the outside lineman occupation. Advanced level skills are highlighted as well as significant field work. The apprentice is working on the job full time during this series as well as taking course work available electronically.

Learning Outcomes:

  • identify hotline tools
  • work energized primary from bucket
  • install protective cover-up
  • trouble shoot underground circuits
  • splice underground cable
  • spike underground cable
  • test for voltage and install grounding elbow
  • operate underground fault locator
  • replace line fuse
  • install line guards
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • 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