Course Summary
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6 months of course related instruction and on the job training
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Pole Climbing and Pole Top Rescue
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Industrial Safety
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Electrical Transformers
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Job Site Safety: Confined Space & Shoring
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Business Communications
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Supervision


In the 800 series, the seventh and final year of the program, the apprentice completes 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:

  • learn more advanced skills required to become a journeyman lineman such as switch and tag overhead lines or equipment
  • switch and tag underground
  • install primary metering equipment
  • install 600 amp SPST switches (inline switches)
  • operate a line regulator
  • install 3 phase OCR & place in service
  • install and test capacitor banks (fixed and RC)
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Laboratory
  • 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