Forsyth Tech Community College Lineworker Program

North Carolina

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Certificate Program

Forsyth Tech Community College Lineworker Program

Forsyth Tech Community College Lineworker Program

2020 Program Cost:

$521

2020 Graduate Average Starting Wage:

$63,800

About

Forsyth Tech Community College Lineworker Program

The Electrical Lineworker Program is designed to train persons that wish to become entry-level electrical line workers for private and public utility companies and related employers. Students will learn academic and field skills necessary for entry-level workers. Safety is stressed in every aspect of the job. Students will also have the opportunity to earn flagger and OSHA-10 certifications. This program is approved for national certification by the National Center for Construction Education and Research ( NCCER) and for Pre- Apprentice credit by the N.C. Community College System and Department of Labor and credit towards their nationally recognized Journeyman credential. Graduates will also earn flagger, OSHA 10 and first aid/CPR certifications.

2020 Enrollment

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24

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Housing Available?

No

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Boots/Tools Included?

No

Career Outlook:

Admission Qualifications 

A high school diploma or G.E.D. is required, Must be at least 18 years old, Must have a valid drivers license.

Participants will learn the skills and knowledge required of a line crew helper. They will learn to set and climb poles, install cross arms, hardware, line, and transformers. They will learn how to use various tools and equipment of the trade through actual field experience

Common Employer(s) from Program:

Progress Energy

Completion Rate:

90%

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Employment Rate

80%

Possible Scholarships?

No

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Term Length:

12 weeks

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Term Beginning Date(s):

August

Forsyth Tech Community College Lineworker Program

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About

Winston-Salem

Lineman in this program enjoy spending time at the Carlisle Pub.

Winston-Salem

National Lineman Career data is provided from a combination of program information submissions, industry reports, NLC 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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