North Michigan University Lineman Program

Michigan

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Certificate Program

North Michigan University Lineman Program

North Michigan University Lineman Program

2020 Program Cost:

$2,800

2020 Graduate Average Starting Wage:

$60,300

About

North Michigan University Lineman Program

The electrical line technician (ELT) program is offered through a partnership of NMU and the Midwest Skills Development Center (MSDC). Students will attend courses at the MSDC training site on the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in Gwinn, Mich. Students will receive introductory elevated outdoor work-site field experiences related to electrical power transmission and work-site field experiences related to electrical power transmission and distribution systems, including climbing, pole setting and framing, guying and bucket and digger truck operation.

2020 Enrollment

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18

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Housing Available?

No

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Boots/Tools Included?

No

Career Outlook:

Admission Qualifications 

High School Diploma GED, Driving license, 18 years of age

The electrical line technician certificate program prepares graduates for employment as profession linemen, able to install and repair cables, wires, and structures used in electrical transmission and distribution systems. You may find yourself erecting poles and light or heavy duty transmission towers, stringing conductors, and installing various pole top equipment, all while adhering to safe work practices and procedures, such as using appropriate personal protective equipment and electrical protective equipment, employing barriers around work areas, and the use of protective grounding.

Common Employer(s) from Program:

Consumers Energy

Completion Rate:

90%

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Employment Rate

96%

Possible Scholarships?

Yes

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Term Length:

1 year

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Term Beginning Date(s):

August

North Michigan University Lineman Program

State Name

About

Marquette

Lineman in this program enjoy spending time at Flanigans Bar.

Marquette

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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