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Lineman Training Program


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

Lineman Training Program

The Lineman Training Program at Jefferson Community and Technical College will provide students the instruction and training necessary 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. Upon completion of this program, students will earn 12 college credit hours.

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. 

Entry Requirements

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


Students may register at any time. However, class size is limited. Enrollments are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. A wait list will be kept for future sessions. To get started, request more information located on the left of this screen. You will be contacted by personnel in the Workforce Solutions office to complete the application process.

Program Cost

  • $8200 tuition includes all training materials, curriculum, books, CPR certification, CAST testing, and $2000 of personal equipment that the student takes with them after completion of the course.
  • Tuition to be paid in full before the first day of class
  • Acceptable payment methods: cash, money order, credit card, bank check (no personal checks)
  • Funding may be available through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Contact the Kentucky Career Center to see if you qualify 


Spring 2021 Session will begin June 1, 2021

Dee Creech

Workforce Development Manager

Request more information here!


Applicants will be contacted by workforce personnel.