FastForward Credential Program
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Certificate
Degree: 
FastForward Career
Length: 
13 weeks
Purpose: 

Using curriculum from the National Center for Construction Education and Research, the Power Line Worker curriculum addresses the fundamental aspects of power line work to ensure workers maintain safety for both the public and electrical crews. A power lineman installs, removes, maintains and repairs high-voltage and low-voltage distribution lines and associated equipment and facilities.

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Occupational Objectives: 
  • Truck Driving
  • Safety
  • Electrical Theory
  • Climbing Techniques
  • Aerial Framing
  • Rigging
  • Operating Utility Service Equipment

Earning the following certifications:

  • Class A Commerical Driver's License (CDL)
  • NCCER Core
  • NCCER Power Line Worker
  • Basic Work Zone Traffic Control
  • CPR / First Aid
  • OSHA 10

 

Notes:

 

  • WCC - Wytheville
    1000 East Main Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    Phone: (276) 223-4700
    TDD Hearing Impaired: (276) 223-4849
    Toll-Free: (800) 468-1195
  • WCC - Crossroads
    1117 East Stuart Drive
    Galax, VA 24333
    Phone: (276) 744-4974
  • WCC - Summit
    203 N. Church Street
    Marion, VA 24354
    Phone: (276) 783-1777 

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