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Electrical Lineworker Technology
(formerly H-VOLT Academy)
A Certified Power Line Worker Training Program


About the Training

The UA-PTC Technical Certificate in Electrical Lineworker Technology is a certified power line worker training program designed to provide quality education along with real-world, hands-on instruction to those seeking careers as electrical power line workers. Individuals gain the knowledge and skills needed to install, repair, service, and maintain electrical power lines and supporting equipment. The program includes instruction in electrical circuits and theory, safety, aerial framing, transformers, testing equipment, and more. The program also includes instruction in construction, maintenance, and troubleshooting, as well as pole climbing, pole testing, equipment maintenance, and pole top rescue.

Enrollment Requirements

  • To enroll in training, students must meet the weight limit for the equipment safety rating: Individual weight limit is 300 pounds.
  • Complete the college admissions process.

Training Topics

  • Electrical circuits and theory
  • Safety
  • Aerial framing
  • Transformers
  • Testing equipment
  • Construction
  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Pole climbing and testing
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Pole top rescue

National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Credential

The program will equip students with the industry-specific skills for entry level employment, including an industry-recognized National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) credential. Graduates may obtain employment in the field of electrical power line work with one of our following partners:

UA-PTC Electrical Lineworker Technology Program Partners
Electric Cooperation of Arkansas   Southwestern Electric Power Company
Chain Electric   OGE Energy Corporation
Entergy   ULCS Utility Construction Services
1st Choice Utility Construction, LLC   North Little Rock Electric

Program of Study

Course Schedule

Classes will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. and every Saturday from 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. for approximately 16 weeks at the UA-PTC Business and Industry Center located at 3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72206.

Contact Information

E-mail: [email protected]

Phone: (501) 907-6670

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