Power Line Worker

Our Certified Power Line worker training lets you master real-world skills in a hands-on environment, where you'll learn skills like operating industrial vehicles, pole-climbing, cable laying and stringing, line testing and inspecting, and safety procedures.


Our 20-week course is a partnership with local utility giants LUS, SLEMCO, Cleco, and Entergy.

Graduates will obtain the following credentials:

  • Class A Commercial Driving License
  • SMART Defensive Driving
  • NCCER Core
  • NCCER Lineman Level 1
  • CPR/First Aid/AED

*The video incorrectly states that the program is 4 months, but it does, in fact, take 20 weeks (or 5 months) to complete. 


  • March 18 - August 2.
  • July 1 - November 15.
  • October 14 - February 7.

WHERE: Acadian Campus in Crowley

COST: $11,500 (You may qualify for tuition assistance. Contact 337-521-9028 or workforce@solacc.edu for information).


  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Submit official high school/GED transcript
  • Work Keys minimum score of "4", ACT minimum score of 16 or higher or, minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Be comfortable working at heights
  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Obtain a Class A CDL learner's permit
  • Pass a drug screening
  • Pass a DOT physical
  • Supply proof of valid medical insurance

Job Opportunities

Whether you want to work as a line worker, crew supervisor, or project manager, SLCC will prepare you for a life as a line worker after graduation.

Power Line Worker Average Salary: $72,990
(Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana Average Salary 2021)


To discuss tuition assistance options and enrollment steps, fill out this contact form or contact us at:

Economic & Workforce Development Division

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