The electrical lineworker program operates out of the SFSC Hardee campus. Students will attend their high school classes at the Avon Park SFSC campus in the morning and then will have to drive to the Hardee campus during their lunch break. District transportation is not provided at this time.

The Electrical Lineworker Career Certificate program prepares students for a career in the power distribution industry.

  • Students learn in an outdoor lab where they receive hands-on instruction on:

    • operating large equipment

    • driving commercial vehicles

    • constructing and maintaining single- and three-phase overhead and underground power lines as if they are members of a real line crew

  • Students take field trips to local substations owned by Duke Energy, Peace River Electric Co-op, and the City of Wauchula

  • Speakers visit the classroom to speak about their experience on the job, including graduates of the program

  • Faculty have extensive experience in the field

  • Graduates can earn a Career Certificate and a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • Upon completion, 20 credits can be applied to SFSC’s Associate in Applied Science degree in Industrial Management

Course Examples (for a larger list, visit the College Catalog):

    • Poles, Ropes, and Rigging

    • Pole Line Equipment

    • Trucks and Excavation

    • Commercial Drivers License (CDL)

Length: HCI - 3yr Program - 1,500 contact hours

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