College or Trades Program

These programs prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain and repair local, long-distance, and rural electric power cables and communication lines; erect and construct pole and tower lines; and install underground lines and cables. They include courses in cable installation and repair, fibre-optic technology, trenching, mobile equipment and crane operation, high-voltage installations, maintenance and inspection, safety, remote communications, and applicable codes and standards.

Institutions providing this program


  • Powerline Technician - Certificate of Qualification
  • Nova Scotia Community College
  • Various, NS
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  • Utility Line Work - Construction And Maintenance - Certificate

Occupations related to this program

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