Northampton Community College Lineworker Trainee Program

Pennslyvania

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Certificate Program

Northampton Community College Lineworker Trainee Program

Northampton Community College Lineworker Trainee Program

2020 Program Cost:

$5,850

2020 Graduate Average Starting Wage:

$54,000

About

Northampton Community College Lineworker Trainee Program

Northampton Community College can Now prepare students for entry level line work in the electrical or telecommunications industries. Qualified workers in this field are in-demand, and this hands-on course is taught by instructors with lineworker experience. This will be a Noncredit program with 375 hours of instruction over a 12-week period. 300 of those hours will include outdoor hands-on experience in the new training area behind Hartzell Technology Hall on the Bethlehem Campus.

2020 Enrollment

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15

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Housing Available?

No

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Boots/Tools Included?

No

Career Outlook:

Admission Qualifications 

Must be over 18 years old, have completed high school and complete a drug test to attend.

After completion of NCC's 12-week program, students will be able to safely and efficiently climb 40' utility poles, construct assemblies while on poles, use a variety of hand tools, and understand the basics of electricity. Successful completion of the 12-week program enables students to become lineworker trainees for local electric and cable companies, where trainees would be required to pass a physical and drug screening.

Common Employer(s) from Program:

Verde Energy, TriEagle Energy

Completion Rate:

90%

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Employment Rate

95%

Possible Scholarships?

No

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Term Length:

12 weeks

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Term Beginning Date(s):

August

Northampton Community College Lineworker Trainee Program

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About

Bethlehem

Bethlehem is a city in Lehigh and Northampton counties in the Lehigh Valley region. Lineman in the area enjoy kayaking the Lehigh or Delaware Rivers.

Bethlehem

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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