HVLT

High Voltage Lineman Technology Technical Certificate

Arkansas State University – Newport and Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas are excited to extend to individuals an opportunity to obtain a Technical Certificate in High Voltage Lineman Technology. Prospective students are encouraged to apply for admission anytime after being selected for sponsorship. Once admitted, students should take full advantage of this unique opportunity to learn and pursue an outstanding career.

Electric cooperatives have been serving Arkansans since 1938 when First Electric Cooperative Corp. in Jacksonville first turned on power to its distribution system. In the years since that landmark occasion, other electric distribution cooperatives have been formed in Arkansas, bringing the statewide total to 17. Today, cooperative service areas cover more than 60 percent of the land area in Arkansas and include about 490,000 customers, or members.

The Technical Certificate in High-Voltage Lineman Technology is a unique program. This is an industry-specific partnership between the Electrical Cooperatives of Arkansas and ASUN. It enables ASUN the ability to provide students a program of study that will fulfill a unique career goal.

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