Become a Lineworker in 15 weeks
This course is intended to introduce students to the fundamentals of basic electricity, proper pole climbing techniques, proper use and care of personal protective equipment (PPE), safe work practices, basic knowledge of the function of the power grid and general knowledge necessary to prepare them for a career in the electrical linework industry. The course combines classroom time and field work in the outdoor lab at the CNM Rio Rancho campus with a strong emphasis on outdoor lab work.
Learn from an Industry Pro
Kevin Dunlap is lead instructor for the Lineworker Pre-Apprenticeship Program. Mr. Dunlap spent 33 years at Central NM Electrical Cooperative. He started with digging holes and moved up to be a linemen apprentice, journeymen, supervisor and was the operations manager for the cooperative when he retired. He is well respected within the industry and is known as a great trainer.