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Lineworker Program

Pre-apprentice Lineworker Program 
Talladega Center

  • Program structured with input from other lineworker programs, the TVPPA Apprentice program along with input from Utilities and Cooperatives within the area.
  • The vision is for Central Alabama, Wallace, & Calhoun Community Colleges to offer the Alabama Lineworker Pre-Apprentice Course to identify local people who are interested in and capable of performing the duties of a lineworker. This does not replace Lineworker apprentice programs.
  • The program would be offered regionally based on industry need and demand.

Program Content

  • 280 contact hours of training, 7 weeks, 40 hours per week
  • Assessments ... WorkKeys, DiSC, and CAST practice test
  • Soft Skills ... Work Ethics, Positive Image, Effective Communications, Team Work, Problem Solving, Embracing Change, Resume Writing, and Interviewing
  • Technical Skills ... Lineworker Fitness, Safety (OSHA 10 hr), CPR/First Aid, Electrical Fundamentals, Ratios & Proportions, AC Theory, Lineworker Tools, Map Reading, Pole Climbing School, Measurements, Line Hardware, CDL Training and Certification, Lineworker Field Observations.

Cost

  • The fee for the 7-week program is $3500. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify through Workforce Investment Act (WIA) training scholarships. For more information, call (256) 480-2125 or visit the CareerLinks website.

Schedule

  • 2009 Class Schedule
    • Class 1 - July 6, 2009
    • Class 2 - September 21, 2009
  • 2010 Class Schedule
    • Class 1 - February 15, 2010
    • Class 2 - May 10, 2010
    • Class 3 - August 2, 2010
    • Class 4 - October 25, 2010
  • DOT Physical/Drug Screen and MVR (driving record) required for admission
  • All coursework and training will take place at the Talladega Center of Central Alabama Community College

Download an application now!

"The Lineworker Training is an approved WIA training program"

for more information, contact:
Dr. Jason Hurst
Central Alabama Community College
Director of Workforce Development
(256) 480-2066

 
 

Alexander City Campus
1675 Cherokee Rd

Alexander City, AL 35010
256-234-6346
Fax: 256-215-4244

Childersburg Campus
34091 US Highway 280
Childersburg, AL 35044
256-378-5576
Fax: 256-378-2027
Talladega Center
 1009 South Street East
Talladega, AL 35160
256-480-2066
Fax: 256-480-2081

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