Western Nebraska Community College Powerline Technology Program

Nebraska

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Certificate Program

Western Nebraska Community College Powerline Technology Program

Western Nebraska Community College Powerline Technology Program

2020 Program Cost:

$3,400

2020 Graduate Average Starting Wage:

$56,000

About

Western Nebraska Community College Powerline Technology Program

Being a powerline technician affords you the ability to work and live anywhere, earning a competitive wage in this exciting and dynamic career. WNCCs Powerline Construction & Maintenance program, located at our Alliance Campus, offers you different pathways from which to choose: you can earn a diploma in twelve months, or an associate degree in fifteen months. Regardless of the pathway you choose, you'll receive job placement assistance from our Career Pathways & Advising department upon graduation. Plus, WNCCs Powerline program incorporates the Merchant Job Training and Safety program curriculum, which is accredited by the U.S. Department of Labor for Electrical Powerline Installers & Repairers.

2020 Enrollment

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17

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Housing Available?

Yes

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Boots/Tools Included?

No

Career Outlook:

Admission Qualifications 

Make sure to send your official high school or GED transcript on file. Also send along your ACT or SAT scores, or complete the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER test.

WNCC prepares you for a career as an Apprentice Lineman with a degree in Powerline Construction & Maintenance Technology. This degree is designed for you to immediately enter the workforce as an apprentice upon graduation. Being an apprentice is the first step to becoming a Journeyman Lineman.

Common Employer(s) from Program:

Nebraska Public Power District

Completion Rate:

89%

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Employment Rate

95%

Possible Scholarships?

Yes

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Term Length:

12 weeks

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Term Beginning Date(s):

August

Western Nebraska Community College Powerline Technology Program

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Alliance

Lineman in this program enjoy some great hunting in the area as well as visiting Carhenge..

Alliance

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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