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Power Lineman Fundamentals - Certificate

Saskatchewan Apprenticeship & Trades Certification Commission (SATCC) credential eligible  FQFA

This program is designed to take any committed individual and train them the basic skillsets and fundamentals that will enable them to become a successful Power Lineman. This program is 8 weeks in duration and is comprised of the following:  2 weeks’ physical fitness, 1 week climbing boot camp, and 6 weeks of skill training.

This training will include:

  • Basic safety ticket training
  • Orientation to backhoe, bucket-truck, skid-steer & related equipment
  • Basic pole climbing technique
  • Lineman Tools & usage
  • Intro to basic electricity
  • Trade knowledge – cabling, wiring etc.

*This program will run only if there is an outlook for employment at completion. For an 8 week program the tuition appears high but you must consider the reality that upon completion you are set for a career salary and pensionable employment.

Location: Air Ronge River Campus


 
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Entrance requirements: Grade 12 with math foundations 20.  Physics would be beneficial if you wish to work with Crown Corporations – SaskTel and SaskPower.  Driver’s License.  You must be able to pass Drug and Alcohol Testing. You must be physically fit because initial 2 weeks of training is grueling and physically difficult.

Location: Air Ronge River Campus
Start/End dates: TBD (tentatively scheduled to start September 4)
Number of weeks: 8
Student capacity: 20
Tuition & Books: To Be Determined – $3500-$5,500 range


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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