2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Electric Utility Lineworker Certificate

The certificate in Electric Utility Lineworker is designed to prepare the student for a position as a pre-apprentice level lineworker who is familiar with the use of tools, materials, and equipment of the electric utility industry. Students will be trained in power line installation and maintenance, pole climbing and use of tools, truck and equipment operation, and overhead and underground distribution, construction and maintenance of electrical lines.

Credit Hours Required: 33.5 - 35.5



Electric Utility Lineworker Certificate Suggested Course Sequence  


Optional Course for those who hold a Commercial Class A or B permit or license:

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Electric Utility Lineworker Certificate program, the learner will be able to: 1. Demonstrate basic AC and DC electrical principles. (ELT 101, MAT 100) 2. Demonstrate linework equipment, tools, techniques, and safety practices. (ELT 141, ELT 202, ELT 211, ELT 212, EMS 120, PPT 120) 3. Review the history, regulations, and components of the electrical industry. (ELT 201, PPT 120) 4. Develop skills, materials, and industry connections for successful employment. (CPD 104, PPT 120)