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Electrical: Electric Line Technician

Availability

The Electric Line Technician program is available at the following campuses:

  • Florida Parishes Campus.

Program

Electrical Line Technician Program

Division of Technical Studies

Program Mission: The mission of the Electrical Line Technician Program is to prepare individuals with safety and work skills needed to be highly productive on utility and construction company line crews.

Divisional Dean: Dewayne Lambert, MA

Exit Points: Technical Competency Area (TCA), Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS), Technical Diploma (TD), and Associate of Applied Science (AAS).

Program Length: 2 years.

Special Comments: All Courses in the Technical Diploma/Certificate of Technical Studies/Technical Competency Area exit points must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher. Only one grade of “D” or higher is acceptable in general education core.

Programmatic Grade Point Average: Program requirements must be completed with a programmatic grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Program Learning Outcomes: Students who complete the Electric Line Technician Program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to safely climb utility-supply poles.
  2. Demonstrate the proper inspection and utilization of utility-specific equipment.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to use electric, utility specific equipment in hotwork environments and apply A/C 3 phase concepts.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to properly perform the Electric Utility Systems and System Protections in simulated live-line situations.
  5. Demonstrate the skills required to drive a Commercial Motor Vehicle.

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