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Electrical Technologies

Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level II

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Lineman Technology Level II program is designed to provide students with the training needed for employment in the electrical utility industry. Topics covered in the courses include an introduction to transformer theory including basic structure and functions of single and three phase-transformers, blueprint reading and calculations in addition to safety procedures for energizing transformers. Also covers hot stick terminology, equipment, and procedures in addition to rigging theory and calculations for hot stick application, as well as site operations and safety. The program also includes a Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level I, Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level III, Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level IV, and an Associate in Applied Science in Applied Electrical Technologies.

CIPS Code: 46.0399

Admission Criteria:
This program is offered through an educational partnership. Employment by the partnership organization is required for admission.

Program Prerequisites:

Program Prerequisites: 16 
Course Title Credits
Certificate of Completion in Lineman Technology Level I 16

Required Courses

Required Courses 18
Course # Course Title Credits
UTP150 Introduction to Transformer Theory 3
UTP151 Transformer Theory Design and Function 3
UTP152 Transformer Diagramming and Calculations 3
UTP155 Introduction to Hot Stick 3
UTP156 Hot Stick Theory and Calculations 3
UTP157 Hot Stick Work Site and Equipment 3

Notes:

  • The total amount of credits required for this certificate is 34.
  • Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00