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Powerline Technician

Cambrian College

Faculty:Skills and Trades Training
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Lineworker
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,105


Cambrian Powerline program is the longest running program in the province. We offer an on-campus outdoor training field and industry-experienced faculty. As a Cambrian grad, you will have acquired the skills necessary to diagnose intricate electrical problems in a fast paced dynamic industry.

Safety is paramount. Students will learn to consider safety first and become advocates in support of a safe work place. The Powerline technician program covers the following:

  • Overhead and underground distribution
  • Electrical power stations
  • Transmission system
  • Communication networks

You can begin an apprenticeship while earning your diploma.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Mathematics 
Recommended: any grade 11 or 12 chemistry or physics (C) or (U), or any technical course (C), (U), or (M)

* 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.

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