Michigan

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Certificate Program

Alpena Community College Lineman Program

Alpena Community College Lineman Program
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2020 Program Cost:

$5,480

2020 Graduate Average Starting Wage:

$56,771

About

Alpena Community College Lineman Program

The Utility Technology program is designed to prepare students to construct, install, and repair electrical distribution, telephone, and CATV transmission systems. It also helps prepare students to take the Michigan commercial drivers license test. This two-semester program has been developed to meet the utility industry's need for trained, entry-level employees. Students complete practical theory and hands-on training using actual equipment and materials in classroom, laboratory, and field settings.

2020 Enrollment

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29

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Housing Available?

Yes

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Boots/Tools Included?

Yes

Career Outlook:

Northern Michigan has received pressure to modernize its electric grid. Local lineman employers need more versatility and flexibility in traditional generation and transmission to accommodate the evolving intermittent nature of grid load.

Common Employer(s) from Program:

Alpena Power Company, Great Lakes Energy Co-op

Completion Rate:

90%

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Employment Rate

90%

Possible Scholarships?

Yes

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Term Length:

Two Semester

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Term Beginning Date(s):

August

Admission Qualifications 

High school or most recent education transcript

Alpena Community College Lineman Program

Michigan

About

Alpena

Located in Northern Michigan next to Lake Huron, as the Sanctuary of the Great Lakes, Alpena truly embodies a haven from the stresses of everyday life. Hobbies for lineman in this program include fishing for walleye, sturgeon, and perch.

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Lineman Central data is provided from a combination of program information submissions, industry reports, surveys, and other publicly available data. Program information may periodically need to be updated and we do not claim 100% annual accuracy.   

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