Program Description

This program is offered in cooperation with the Career Line Training Center, LLC in Fairview, PA (Erie County). Telecommunication lineworkers are involved in all aspects of the field from telephone, to cable and satellite television, to wireless systems. This program does not accommodate a part-time schedule, though courses with online content may offer some flexibility. The telecommunication linework program has various start dates throughout the year.

This program is on the Certified TAA/WIOA Training Programs/Providers List of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Workforce Development System.

Communication Linework

Students enrolled in this 10-week program will be participating in a combination of classroom work and hands-on field training weekly.

  • Hours: 300
  • Course Fee: $8,400
  • Non-resident Fee: $9,600
  • Location: Erie Career Line Training Center, LLC – Fairview, PA
  • Schedule: February 3, 2020 to April 10, 2020 - Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Additional Requirements:

    Must be at least 18 years of age and have a High School Diploma or GED

Course Information

Students will be participating in a combination of classroom work and hands-on field training weekly, Monday through Friday, with 70% of the communication lineworker program being hands-on.

This program covers personal protective equipment, flagger training, job hazards and safety, underground utilities, commercial driver’s license Class A permit preparation, defensive driving, pole setting, pole climbing, confined space training, rigging, outside plant construction aerial and buried, telecommunication cables and hardware, workprint reading, CPR/First Aid, and OSHA regulations.

Students who complete this program can transfer credits to a teledata journeyman lineman apprenticeship program or take advantage of career placement opportunities.

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