ELECTRICAL LINEWORKER PROGRAM
BEHAVIOR PHASE ELP 10220 CPR CERTIFICATION Acquisition of nationally recognized cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. Students learn to safely perform as a competent first responder in an environment that requires use of basic CPR. Idaho campus: Coyne First Aid; California campus: Medic First Aid; Texas campus: Medic First Aid; Florida campus: American Red Cross. ELP 10230 COMMERCIAL LEARNER’S PERMIT (CLP) Students who do not possess a current Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) prior to attending NLC must obtain a commercial learner’s permit (CPL) prior to graduation. (California, Florida, Texas campuses only) ELP 10240 CLASS A CDL Students who do not possess a current Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL) prior to attending NLC must obtain one prior to graduation (Idaho only). ELP 10250 POLE-TOP RESCUE CERTIFICATION Students learn to safely perform poletop rescue activities, and must complete the Pole-Top Rescue competency. Certification provided by NLC. ELP 10260 ENCLOSED-SPACE RESCUE CERTIFICATION Hazards associated with working in enclosed spaces are outlined, along with discussion of OSHA requirements for enclosed-space attendants. Students are required to demonstrate proper vaultrescue procedure. Certification provided by NLC.
ELP 10280 METERING CERTIFICATION Combines classroom lecture with specific meter-related tasks utilizing the transformer lab. Primary focus is on safe installation and removal of meters. Certification provided by NLC. ELP 10340 TRANSMISSION II COMPETENCIES Students apply knowledge and skills learned in the program to perform common maintenance tasks on transmission structures. Necessary rigging skills and proper use of fall protection systems are taught, in addition to climbing and navigating steel structures.
ELP 10070 BEHAVIOR ASSESSMENT Discussion, demonstration, and display of behaviors essential to the success of entry-level lineworkers. Instruction and assessment occur in classroom and field environments. Students learn the levels of general attitude, responsibility, and motivation required of lineworkers, and how to project themselves in a positive, professional manner utilizing verbal and non-verbal skills.
ELP 10350 CLIMBING III COMPETENCIES Climbing and work positioning are further refined in this final segment of climbing instruction, during which students perform work-related tasks at pole-top. Workmanship plays a significant role, paving the way for successful completion of other program certifications. ELP 11570 DIGGER DERRICK CERTIFICATION Complies with certification requirements outlined in OSHA 1926 Subpart CC, Cranes and Derricks in Construction. Students must demonstrate proficiency in all Equipment I and II competencies and pass written examination to earn a certification card, valid five years (per OSHA). Certification provided by NLC.
ELP 10270 AERIAL-LIFT RESCUE CERTIFICATION Students learn to safely perform aerial rescue activities, and must complete the Aerial Lift Rescue competency. Certification provided by NLC.