Entry-Level Electrical Lineworker

Entry-Level Electrical Lineworker

Training Program

View of two electrical lineworkers working on electrical poles and wires in a bucket truck

Program Overview

The Entry-Level Electrical Lineworker Training Program incorporates an in-depth curriculum, emphasizing the highest standards of safety to help start your career as an Entry-Level Electrical Lineworker. Students will participate in hands-on field training with instruction delivered by certified industry experts over the 10-week program and be ready to enter the job market with the skills necessary to succeed in the electric utility industry.

Course offerings

Fall Academy: Monday, September 9, 2024 - Friday, November 15, 2024

Course Descriptions

Course Code Course Name
EECT 1005 Basic Electricity
LNWK 1011 Basic Pole Climb
POFT 1006 Employability Skills
ELPT 1021 Electrical Safety & Tools
LNWK 1091 Digger Derrick / Pole Framing
OSHT 1013 Safety Regulations
LNWK 1091 Live Line Safety
LNWK 1031 Transformers
LNWK 1041 Distribution Operations


  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • High school diploma, GED, or college transcript
  • Possess a valid Class A CDL license or permit (student pay)
  • Complete criminal background check (student pay)
  • Negative drug screen (student pay)
  • Proof of student health insurance for the length of the program (student pay)
  • Provide physical evaluation form signed by a physician (student pay)
  • Complete CASAS Assessment with NRS Level 4 or greater
  • Prerequisites must be completed and submitted at a minimum of three-weeks prior to the start of the program.

Program Schedule

  • Student Packet Applications are available upon request by calling 361-698-2122 or emailing aavalos4@delmar.edu
  • Completion of Student Packet Applications is required to complete registration.
  • Fall Cohort: Monday, September 9, 2024 - Friday, November 15, 2024
    • Classes will be held Monday through Friday, with one Saturday training, at Del Mar College Heritage Campus and the NEC Training Field in Robstown.
    • Classes go from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, but can end earlier depending on the skills being covered that week. Evening review sessions are also offered as needed.

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For more information:

Elizabeth Zamora
Career Training Program Manager

A. Michelle Avalos
Career & Industry Training

Page last updated May 15, 2024.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

(361) 698-1328

3209 S. Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78411