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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

Jan 22 | 20241, 1 session, Saturday, 9-11:00 am PST Zoom link will be sent out a week ahead of time. Make sure your personal email is up to date on file.

 

The Zoom link was sent out to registered students on January 17,2022- if you register after or have trouble joining it please email parttimetrades@ufv.ca

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register
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

Apr 4-June 24, 2022 12 weeks. Mon-Fri, 7:30am-4:30 pm

To apply for this program you must register and attend the online orientation in January or spring 2022

Delivery method: In-class

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park

Phone 1-888-823-8734 and select option 1 to register

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