Continuing Education

Power Line Technician

Power Line Technician Orientation

Cost: FREE

Powerline Technician Orientation Applicants interested in the Powerline Technician program must attend an orientation to assess physical, technical, and mechanical aptitude. Please note applicants will not undergo a physical test at the Orientation, but will discuss their physical ability during the interview process. No prior line experience is necessary. Women are strongly encouraged to consider a career as a Powerline Technician. Please note that only a limited number of seats are available. Not all eligible candidates will be admitted. 

Zoom links will be sent out to registered participants in the week preceding the meeting date


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times


Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

May 20 | 40178, 1 session, Thursday, 7-9:00 pm

Jul 17 | 40179, 1 session, Saturday, 9-11:00am

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Power Line Technician Program

Cost: Tuition TBA + $3,200 for program fees
Prerequisite: Power Line Technician Orientation.

Powerline technicians construct, maintain, and repair the overhead and underground electrical power transmission and distribution systems that make up the electrical power grid. This twelve-week program prepares you for entry into the electrical high voltage industry. Get hands-on training to learn how to put up and maintain electrical poles, towers, and guy wires as well as install or repair the live-line wiring and other components required to connect power distribution and transmission networks. In order to qualify, you must attend a mandatory orientation. 

Visit ufv.ca/powerlinetech for additional details, including entrance requirements, additional costs, and program outline.

We thank you for your patience while we continue to work to be able to offer this program. The protocols and guidelines needed for us to safely offer this program during the pandemic are complex regarding the equipment and space required.

 


Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

To apply for this program you must register and attend the online orientation in Summer 2021


Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

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