At Blackhawk, we understand our students have busy lives and hectic schedules which is why the college offers a variety of flexible learning options to best serve you. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.
Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:
Interested in an outdoor career? Ready to electrify your future?
The Electric Power Distribution (EPD) program allows students to pursue employment with electric power providers or line construction companies. This program offers the training needed to construct, operate, and maintain power line equipment for residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of electricity, how to properly climb and set poles in any weather, safety policies and procedures, motor vehicle operation and maintenance, rigging, the use of hot sticks, and more. Graduates may then advance to an electric line technician apprenticeship.
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*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics
Electric Utility LinemanTelephone RepairmanCable TV InstallerEquipment OperatorLine Inspector
Admission to the Electric Power Distribution Program is a two-step process:
Access EPD Petition Application
Students must have a valid driver's license.
This program may lead to a non-traditional occupation for females. Visit the Non-Traditional Occupations page to learn more.
Interested in getting a head start on your college degree? Blackhawk has options for you.