Level 1 Electric Power Lineworker Apprenticeship Program

EPP111 – 96.00 Hours


Details Buttons Dates Location Class Price Register Buttons
09/03/24 – 11/01/24 Bryan, TX IS EPP111 12 $3400.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

lineworkerThe Level 1 Electric Power Lineworker Apprenticeship Program course is designed to provide participants with a foundation of knowledge and skills for utility work. This course includes an overview of essential apprentice skills such as, wood pole climbing and basic rigging, electric power principles, bucket and digger truck operations, and personal protective grounding.


IMPORTANT:  To register for this apprenticeship program, potential participants must be affiliated with an electric company, cooperative, or contractor.  Proof of affiliation is required before registration can be completed.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • Climbers
  • Body belt
  • Personal fall arrest system with a secondary safety device
  • Climbing boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses
  • Rubber gloves with protectors
  • Work gloves
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • A photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  •   Demonstrate techniques for wood pole climbing and rigging.
  •   Apply electric power principles to electrical utility line work.
  •   Demonstrate safe operation of bucket trucks and derrick diggers, including proper aerial lift rescue procedures in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations and applicable regulating authorities.
  •   Demonstrate safe methods for installing personal protective grounding.

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for electric power lineworkers who are seeking completion of the first year of the 4-year apprenticeship training program approved by the Department of Labor.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]