Power Line Construction and Maintenance


The Power Line Construction and Maintenance program is a six-month pre-apprenticeship program that includes a CDL component, OSHA10, CPR, and flagging training as part of the class. This program prepares students to work in the electric utility industry as electrical linemen. This program is located at the Oneida extension site at 180 Eli Lane, Oneida, Tennessee.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 6 Months
Clock Hours 648
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate
Total Tuition/Fees $4,013.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $4,457.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Lineman Helper432Certificate
Electrical Line Worker648Certificate

**Potential students are strongly incouraged to get their CDL permit PRIOR to starting the program.**

Campus Locations

Oneida Campus
180 Eli Lane
Oneida , TN 37841

Job Duties

Install or repair cables or wires used in electrical power or distribution systems. May erect poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 2,210

Current job openings per year: 230


First Trimester: 
PLC 0001 - Worker Characteristic
PLC 1012 - Intro to Climbing
PLC 1021 - Technology Foundations
PLC 1042 - Single Phase Construction
PLC 2025 - Truck Driving
Second Trimester: 
PLC 0002 - Worker Characteristic
PLC 2012 - Three Phase Construction
PLC 1030 - Transformer Basics
PLC 2022 - Power Line Maintenance & Repair



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