This is an electrical lineworker student, attending one of the many trade school programs offered through the Mountain Institute JTED.

Get a line on a satisfying career

A line worker constructs and maintains electric power transmission and distribution facilities. The term is also used for those who install and maintain telephone, telegraph, cable TV and more recently, fiber optic lines. Power linemen work on electrically energized (live) and de-energized (dead) power lines. The Electrical Line Worker program is one of the many trade school programs offered through the Mountain Institute JTED.

 

Electrical Line Worker Program Information

COURSE OUTCOMES:

Yavapai College Electrical Line Worker Course Outcomes

LOCATION:

Yavapai College Agribusiness and Science Technology Center
2275 Old Home Manor Dr
Chino Valley, AZ 86323

LENGTH OF PROGRAM:

2 years

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:

Junior – Senior

PREREQUISITES:

  • Currently enrolled in or have taken Algebra 2
  • 3.0 GPA in Math and Science Courses

ASSOCIATED MATERIALS:

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CLASS SCHEDULE:

Monday – Thursday Courses
1:45 – 4:15pm plus 1 hour a week online (Priority to 5-day schools)

CREDITS:

Up to 5 High School credits over two years
Up to 18 Yavapai College credits over two years

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:

None provided at this time.

STUDENT BENEFITS:

  • Enables students to make career decisions consistent with their aptitudes, interests, abilities, and academic achievement.
  • Provides a program of instruction that prepares students for post-secondary education and/or for employment.
  • Transferable credits to College or University.
  • Industry skills development experience and certification take straight to workforce.

CAREER SNAPSHOT:

Line Worker Career Opportunities

Line Installers ($50,000 –80,000)
Power Plant Operator ($60,000 –70,000)
Electrician ($45,000 –55,000)*

Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.

Aviation Technology Course Sequence

(Central Campus Program)

 

Year 1

Fall Semester

ELT 101  – YC Credits: 4
Basic Electricity

ELT 120 – YC Credits: 3
Energy Fundamentals

Spring Semester

CPD 104 – YC Credits: 3
Career and Personal Development

ELT 141 – YC Credits: 4
Electric Apparatus

YEAR 1 CREDIT TOTALS:
High school: 2.5
Yavapai College: 14

Year 2

Fall Semester

ELT 201 – YC Credits: 2
Into to Lineworker I

ELT 202 – YC Credits: 2
Field Training in Lineworker I

Spring Semester

ELT 211 – YC Credits: 2
Intro to Lineworker II

ELT 212 – YC Credits: 2
Field Training in Lineworker II

YEAR 2 CREDIT TOTALS
High school: 2.5
Yavapai College: 8

*All program credits are awarded at the end of each year.  If a student leaves a program early he or she may not be awarded credit.

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