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Utility Lineworker Technology

  • Scooba campus
  • Certificate program

Utility Lineworker Technology is a one-semester program that teaches theory and principles of basic linework, such as climbing, first aid, CPR, forklift operation (leading to certification), truck driving (leading to Class A CDL), basic tool, material, pole framing, and RUS specification. It also provides instruction in fundamentals of electricity, AD/DC circuits, and mathematics.

Admission to ULT is limited to 15 students; therefore, entry is highly competitive and based on specific criteria. First, the minimum academic preparation required will be a high school diploma or GED, but preference will be given to applicants holding an associate degree or higher. Second, this program requires a particular score on the COMPASS test for program entrance. Please see the program advisor or a counselor for additional information regarding testing times, locations and minimum scores. Third, applicants must pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and drug screening for admission in to ULT. Finally, applicants must hold a valid driver’s license from their state of residence.

To secure placement in the Lineworker program, prospective students are encouraged to take the COMPASS test or ACT as soon as possible to determine score eligibility. If entry-level requirements are not met, applicants may re-test before class begins.

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