GNTC Electrical Lineworker Program

Course Description

Georgia Northwestern Technical College and Georgia Power have partnered to offer an Electrical Lineworker Program at the Polk County Campus in Rockmart. We encourage anyone interested in enrolling to review the program highlights, essential functions, and eligibility requirements and to apply. Applying to the Electrical Lineworker Program does not guarantee acceptance into a cohort. If you have any questions about the program, please email GNTC Electrical Lineworker Program.

Complete the Application for approval to enroll in the Electrical Lineworker Program.

Highlights & Essential Functions:

  • 10-week training program
  • Training takes place Mondays – Thursdays from 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Training takes place at GNTC's Polk County Campus in Rockmart, Georgia (466 Brock Road)
  • Participants learn Lineworker organizational principles, workplace skills, and lineworker automation and occupational skills
  • Upon successful completion of the program, participants have the opportunity to earn an Electrical Lineworker Certificate, a restricted Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL)*, American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED, and OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Card 

*Class A CDL will be restricted to automatic line trucks due to equipment availability.

Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • Program Fee: $7,500 per person
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the start of training
  • Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Applicants must be able to read, write, and speak English (the program is taught and delivered entirely in English)
  • Applicants must be drug-free
  • Applicants must climb and work suspended above ground up to 100 or 200 feet depending on the type of linework
  • Applicants weigh no more than 270 pounds due to OSHA equipment restrictions
  • Applicants must have the physical ability to lift equipment weighing 50-pounds or more
  • Applicants are required to successfully complete a TABE test.
  • Applicant must have the ability to earn a Commercial Driver's License (CDL)


Lineworker Program
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Section Title
Electrical Lineworker Program
M, T, W, Th
7:00AM to 5:30PM
Aug 26, 2024 to Nov 14, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
CE 7500 non-credit $7,500.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 19, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 19, 2024
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