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Lineman Training

Jefferson’s Lineman Training program prepares student to enter and be successful in the Line Utility Industry.

Program Contact
Dee Creech
Workforce Development Manager
(502) 213-2605
GET STARTED TODAY (855) 246-5282


What is Lineman Training?

The Lineman Training program provides students the instruction and training to embark on a career as a line technician in the utility industry. Jefferson uses a comprehensive curriculum, up-to-date training methods, and industry standard equipment to provide students with an excellent training experience. Our instructors are experienced journeyman lineman with years of industry and training experience.

Lineman jobs in the utility industry include working in adverse outdoor conditions including rain, cold, heat, dark, high winds, and other extreme conditions. Work is done at elevated levels and includes climbing poles and the use of bucket trucks.

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Getting Started

What are my degree, diploma, and certificate options?

How Do I Pay For This?

$8,950 tuition includes all training materials, curriculum, books, CPR certification, and personal equipment that the student takes with them after completion of the course. Note: Tuition will be $9,200 beginning July 1, 2024.

Tuition to be paid in full two weeks before the first day of class.

Acceptable payment methods: cash, money order, credit card, bank check, and student loans.

How Do I Apply?

To get started, please complete the Lineman Program Application. If you have questions, email

Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Class size is limited, and a wait list will be kept for future sessions.

What Else Do I Need to Know?

Additional Information

Lineman training program applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Pass the DOT physical requirements.
  • Obtain a CDL driver's permit before the first day of class (must have valid driver’s license to obtain the permit).
2024 Lineman Training Schedule
Session Dates Tuition Due Orientation Graduate Showcase
1 Feb 26–Apr 18 Feb 12 Jan 22 at 5pm April 3
Advisory Panel Meeting
2 May 6–June 27 April 22 April 1 at 5pm June 12
3 July 15–Sept 5 July 1 June 10 at 5pm Aug 21
Advisory Panel Meeting
4 Sept 30–Nov 21 Sept 16

August 26 at 5pm

Nov 6

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