Power Line Worker

Common to Transmission, Distribution, and Substation training programs, Power Line Worker Level One addresses the fundamental aspects of power line work to include safety, electrical theory, climbing techniques, aerial framing and rigging, and operating utility service equipment.

After Level One, this training program diverges into the three specialty areas for two additional years of skills training.

Curriculum

This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Power Line Worker Safety, Introduction to Electrical Circuits, Introduction to Electrical Theory, Climbing Wooden Poles, Climbing Structures Other Than Wood, Tools of the Trade, Aerial Framing, Utility Service Equipment, Rigging, Setting and Pulling Poles, Trenching, Excavating, and Boring Equipment, and Introduction to Electrical Test Equipment. Purchase Materials

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Subject Matter Experts

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are a vital part of NCCER's Curriculum development process. SMEs are construction and maintenance professionals who have journey-level experience and have experience teaching their trades to others. Click below to view a list of SMEs who contributed to the development of this series.

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