Nova Scotia Community College

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Utility Line Work - Construction & Maintenance

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Field of Study:Lineworker
Description:Are you a team player with good hand-eye coordination? Do you place job safety top of mind? Are you comfortable with heights? These are a few of the talents you will need to succeed in this line of work. The generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and communications require skills in the mechanical systems, advanced electrical/electronic systems and computer controls among others. Safety and environmental awareness are included in this course along with training in electrical technology, communications and computer utilization.

This program is the first step on the path towards Journeyperson Certification in the Powerline Technician trade. Graduates of this program will be eligible for transfer credit upon registration in the Provincial Apprenticeship Program.
URL:Utility Line Work - Construction & Maintenance at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,390
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and Telecommunications

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

High School Graduation Diploma including Academic Grade 12 Math or equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Qualified applicants (with complete applications) will be asked to submit a cover letter/résumé and are invited to an interview at the Campus.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 24, 2013