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High Voltage Lineman Technology

Overview

The High Voltage Lineman Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills needed to install, repair, service, and maintain electrical power lines and supporting equipment. The program includes instruction in AC/DC electrical theory, safety, transformers, tools, material, testing equipment, pole framing, and bucket and digger derrick trucks. The program also includes instruction in the construction, maintenance, and troubleshooting of underground electrical systems. Students also receive instruction in pole climbing, pole testing, equipment maintenance, and pole top rescue. Graduates may find employment in the field of electrical power line work for companies like Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Entergy Arkansas, Southern Electric Contractors in Mississippi, Bird Electric Co. in Washington, and Patriot Solutions in South Carolina. 

Have you found your starting point? Apply to the High Voltage Lineman Technology program today. 

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General Technology-Pathway to High Voltage Lineman Technology
Associate of Applied Science

Length of Program: 2 years

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall

2021-2022 Associate of Applied Science Degree Plan

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High Voltage Lineman Technology
Technical Certificate

Length of Program: 10 months

Campus Availability: Newport

Course Availability: Fall

2021-2022 Technical Certificate Degree Plan

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Transfer Options

Many of our graduates enter directly into the workforce. However, continuing your education is always a great option! For more information on continuing your education at ASUN, please email

Additional Education and Licensures
Financial Aid Eligibility - Tuition and Fees

Below is more information concerning financial aid eligibility. 

Academic Degree

Title IV (Pell, Loans, FWS, and other federal grants)

ASUN Institutional Scholarships  

Arkansas Department of Higher Education Scholarships 

Private Scholarships 

Certificate of Proficiency

Not Eligible 

Eligible 

TBD

Eligible 

Technical Certificate

Eligible 

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

Associate of Applied Science

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

Eligible

Click here for more information about financial aid and scholarships

If you have questions, please email financialaid@asun.edu . 

Click here to view ASUN's current tuition and fees

Below is an estimate of the total cost of a Technical Certificate in High Voltage Lineman.

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