Courses Offered

Distribution Maintenance

For linemen who are interested in receiving instruction on working with single and three-phase energized lines using insulated cover up with rubber gloves and sleeves, both from an insulated platform on poles and out of bucket trucks. This course will also include single and three-phase maintenance and new construction problems using live line tools for voltages up to 12.5kV. Participants are required to bring proper safety gear, tools, rubber gloves, and climbing gear.

Hotstringing-  NEW!

           This exciting new class is for 3rd & 4th Year line apprentices and will be capped to the first 10 to register.  Course will include spreading phases on an overhead circuit and pulling in new conductor under tension while energized.   Participants are required to bring proper safety gear, tools, rubber gloves, and climbing gear.

Substation

Journey or apprentice substation techs attending this course will receive instruction from some of the industries finest instructors.  Course topics include oil sampling with MVA Diagnostic, substation testing with Meggar, classroom and field experience with Bier meter voltage & phasing equipment, an afternoon of discovering how smart sensors can help with vegetation and fire risk, and an entire day of field experience.  Bring your PPE.  (glasses, hardhat, boots, FR) 

Transmission

         For lineman who are interested in receiving instruction on live line maintenance and new construction on 46 kV lines.  This course will provide needed experience for apprentices and Journeyman lineman on live line transmission work.  Participants are required to bring proper safety gear, tools, rubber gloves, and climbing gear.      

Underground

Linemen in this course will receive instruction and have hands on experience in system design, fuse coordination and mapping systems.  An afternoon in the field for underground line locating/fault finding which will also include thumping and high potting primary cable.  Hands on experience in the field for undergound epz grounding, switching, paralleling subs, testing, phasing, isolating, grounding and changing out equipment.  Participants are required to bring proper safety gear, tools, and rubber gloves.