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Powerline Technician Proficiency

Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

This back-to-basics program can assist those in the line trade who have been exposed to little formal training and update for those who have been away from formal training for some time.


Program Content

  • Interpretation of relevant regulations and the OHSA
  • Job planning/tailboard talks
  • Safe operation of hydraulic aerial equipment
  • Bucket rescue
  • Rigging including material handling discussion
  • Care, use, and maintenance of rubber protective equipment and live line tools
  • Temporary grounding techniques
  • Underground switching/grounding review with field exercise and primary cable review
  • Primary cable splice and terminate (hands on)
  • High-voltage rubber field exercise
  • 3-phase transformer review

Who Should Attend?

Staff and supervisors who perform this type of work.

Did You Know?

This program can be tailored to a firm's needs.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
5 Days
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

From: Nov 01, 2021 - To: Dec 10, 2021
City: Any
Region: Any

E72397Powerline Technician Proficiency11/1/2021 8:00:00 AMMississaugaSkills Development Centre Register
E72403Powerline Technician Proficiency12/6/2021 8:00:00 AMMississaugaSkills Development Centre Register

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