May 25, 2022
(George County Center)
Students will receive specialized instruction in certification areas required by the power industry.
Students should contact the George County Center Admission's Specialist by April 1 for August admission.
Applicants must meet general admission requirements as well as the following special requirements:
The Apprentice Electric Lineman program of study is a one semester 600 hour program designed to prepare students to become entry level workers for the electrical power transmission and distribution industry. The curriculum focuses on basic safety, basic electricity, pole climbing and bucket truck operation, along with other basic skills needed for entry level work in the utilities field.
Major Units of Instruction
Skills taught will include the following:
Basic Computer Applications
Basic Electricity, Codes, etc.
Basic Electricity I
Basic Electricity II
National Electric Code Course
National Electric Safety Code Course
RUS Specifications (Overhead and Underground)
Mississippi Class A Commercial Driver’s License
CPR, First Aid, and Blood borne Pathogens
Hazardous Material Training and Material Safety Data Sheets
Job Site Safety (Confined Space, Shoring, etc.)
Personal Protective Equipment Rigging
Power Company Specific
Pole Top Rescue
Bucket Truck System Protection and Operation
Basic Transformer Change Out from Pole
Not applicable for Apprentice Electric Lineman