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Pre-Employment Powerline Technician and Power Systems Electrician

Lethbridge College

Lethbridge College

www.lethbridgecollege.ca
Not an apprentice? Not a problem. Kick-start your career in the trades in our Pre-Employment Powerline Technician program. Designed for those who are not yet employed or apprenticed within the trades, the Pre-Employment Powerline Technician program provides the first year of the Alberta Powerline Technician Apprenticeship curriculum as well as various safety certificates. Trades employers are reluctant to hire employees with no experience, but you can enhance your chances in our Pre-Employment Powerline Technician program. Through a mix of theoretical and hands-on training in the utility electrical field related to overhead and underground distribution installations, you'll cover all the material in the first-year Powerline Technician Apprenticeship curriculum.
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3000 College Drive South
Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K1L6, Canada

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  • Program Type Pre-Employment
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements: High school diploma, Applied Math 20 or equivalent Entrance Exam.

Non-Academic Requirements: Valid driver’s license (class 3 is preferred and required to gain employment in the field). Required to submit a resume and go through an interview process.


Application Deadline

Contact the College at (403) 320-3202 and ask for Industrial and Technical Training for information on program intake dates.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2021/08/01 to 2022/07/31*.

  • Tuition $8,995.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $3,500.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees N/A Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated January 31, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.
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