What is the Quickest Trade Program?

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Ready to start a new career but don’t have years to train? You may have other responsibilities, but don’t let them stop you from advancing your career. Trade programs can be completed in months rather than years. That way, you can start working and earning quickly.

What is the Quickest Trade Program?

Did you know you can complete the Electrical Lineworker program at Tulsa Welding School (TWS) in as little as 15 weeks? We offer this program at our Dallas Metro and Jacksonville campuses. It is a short-term specialized program with small classes that start every 20 weeks. When you are ready, we are prepared for you.

What is the Electrical Lineworker Program?

The Electrical Lineworker program prepares you for entry-level employment in utility power transmission and distribution construction, troubleshooting, and commercial electrical maintenance and repair. Some of the classes you will take include:

OSHA and Compliance Training

This course prepares you to work safely with utilities and electrical equipment, avoiding the health hazards that can occur on the job. You receive hands-on instruction to develop safety procedures and abide by protocols. This course also prepares you for an OSHA-10 card and other certifications.

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Job Briefs and Leadership Training

This course introduces you to job briefs and their importance. You learn how to create and effectively deliver a job brief from a leadership position. You learn how to do an effective job in hazard analysis, mitigation, and implementing direct controls for each hazard, with clear communication with crew members.

Pole Climbing School

This course teaches you the proper technique to safely climb utility poles. You become proficient at assembling, inspecting, wearing, and using climbing and hand tools.

General Pole Line Construction

This course teaches you how to construct standard drawings for different services. You are introduced to pole line construction, digging pole holes, converting tangent construction to alley arm construction, guy wires, and anchors.

Field Equipment, Tools, and Materials

This course familiarizes you with field equipment, tools, and materials. This includes conducting pre-flights, setting up and operating a Digger Derrick and Bucket Truck, and using tools of the trade such as ladders, chain saws, and hotsticks.

Introduction to Transformers and Grounding

This course introduces you to transformers and distribution methods used in electrical lineworking, including Wye and Delta connections. At the end of the course, you will have a basic understanding of pad-mounted and overhead transformers.

What Certifications are Offered in the Electrical Lineworker Program?

During the Electrical Lineworker program, you complete six certifications that include:

  • Bucket Rescue
  • Pole Top Rescue
  • First Aid
  • CPR
  • Climbing
  • OSHA-10

Want to Learn More?

Because becoming a lineworker is a hands-on job, technical training is typically required for anyone to enter this field. Many people invest in a trade program to learn the trade skills they need to be safe and effective as professionals.

To learn more about our Electrical Lineworker program at the Dallas Metro campus, contact us at Tulsa Welding School or call (214) 227-9911.