Continuing Education

Power line technician

Power Line Technician Orientation

Cost: FREE

Powerline Technician Orientation Applicants interested in the Powerline Technician program must attend an orientation to assess physical, technical, and mechanical aptitude. (Applicants will not undergo a physical test at the Orientation, but will discuss their physical ability during the interview process). No prior line experience is necessary. Women are strongly encouraged to consider a career as a Powerline Technician. Please note that only a limited number of seats are available. Not all eligible candidates will be admitted. Register early.

Abbotsford campus

July 21 | 40289, 1 session, Sat, 9 am-noon (orientation), noon-4 pm (interviews for out-of-town applicants)

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Power Line Technician Program

Cost: $11,000
Prerequisite: Power Line Technician Orientation

Powerline technicians construct, maintain, and repair the overhead and underground electrical power transmission and distribution systems that make up the electrical power grid. This twelve-week program prepares you for entry into the electrical high voltage industry. Get hands-on training to learn how to put up and maintain electrical poles, towers, and guy wires as well as install or repair the live-line wiring and other components required to connect power distribution and transmission networks. In order to qualify, you must attend a mandatory orientation.

Review the Power Line Technician program page for additional details, including entrance requirements, additional costs, and program outline.

Chilliwack campus — Canada Education Park, Chilliwack —Trades and Technology Centre

Sep 10-Nov 30 | 80052, 12 weeks, Mon-Thur, 7 am-4:30 pm, and Fri, 7:30 am-12:30 pm

An additional $3000 will be required for Equipment and supplies

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

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