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Power Line Technician

Power Line Technician Orientation

Cost: FREE

Powerline Technician Orientation Applicants interested in the Powerline Technician program must attend an orientation/information session and subsequent interview process. 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 program seats are available. Not all eligible candidates will be admitted. 


Delivery method: Online with scheduled meeting times

Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

May 28 | 40090, 1 session, Saturday, 9-11:00 am PST. Make sure your personal email is up to date on file. The Zoom link for this session was sent on Friday, May 20, 2022, if you are registered and have not received the link, please email parttimetrades@ufv.ca.

 

All applicants interested in attending the Sep 2022 program must attend this session.


Offered in Winter/Spring 2023 | Dates to be announced

Power Line Technician Program

Cost: $12950 Tuition + $3,400 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.


Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Sep 12- Dec 2, 2022, 12 weeks. Mon-Fri, 7:30am-5:00 pm

To apply for this program you must register and attend the online orientation in May 2022

Delivery method: In-class

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park


Offered in Winter/Spring 2023 | Dates to be announced

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