2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Electric Utility Lineworker Certificate

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The Electric Utility Lineworker Certificate 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: 51.5

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Electric Utility Lineworker Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Explain application of linework equipment, tools, techniques, and safety practices.
  2. Demonstrate linework utility truck operation, equipment, tools, techniques, and safety practices
  3. Demonstrate basic AC and DC electrical principles.
  4. Review the history, regulations, and components of the electrical industry.
  5. Develop skills, materials, and industry connections for successful employment.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of commercial driving theory and regulations, a pre-trip inspection, and road test skills.