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Certified Line Worker Training Program

The Certified Line Worker Training Program will provide the necessary foundation for you to begin your line worker career as a helper / apprentice for an electric utility company.

Next class:  January 2021 – Classes are 19 weeks, including CDL training.

Graduates will:

  • Obtain NCCER Certification
  • Be qualified for employment as a line helper
  • Receive job placement assistance

Program Applicants Should Be:

  • Willing and able to work in adverse and inclement weather conditions (heat/humidity, cold, light rain, etc).
  • Able and willing to work extended hours and away from home if needed depending on work assignments and/or storm restoration (opportunity for overtime).
  • Able to carry 50 lbs. or more for extended periods of time.
  • Able to read and write at 9th grade level or above.
  • Drug free and be willing to submit to a pre-program drug screen and periodic random drug screening.
  • Willing to refrain from the use of drugs or alcohol that may impair your ability to work safely.
  • Willing to submit to a background check that verifies your education, driving records and criminal history.


Program Coordinator

(985) 448-5933

BP Integrated Production Technologies Building