Electric Power Distribution

Electric Power Distribution
Technical Diploma
31 Credits
Central Campus (Janesville)

Flexible Learning Options

At Blackhawk, we understand our students have busy lives and hectic schedules which is why the college offers a variety of flexible learning options to best serve you. Learn more about all of our flexible class options here.

Several classes in this program are offered in one or more of the following formats:

What You’ll Learn

Interested in an outdoor career? Ready to electrify your future?

The Electric Power Distribution (EPD) program allows students to pursue employment with electric power providers or line construction companies. This program offers the training needed to construct, operate, and maintain power line equipment for residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of electricity, how to properly climb and set poles in any weather, safety policies and procedures, motor vehicle operation and maintenance, rigging, the use of hot sticks, and more. Graduates may then advance to an electric line technician apprenticeship.

Estimated Program Costs & Potential Earnings

Median Wage


*based on EMSI Occupational Employment Statistics

Potential Careers

Electric Utility Lineman
Telephone Repairman
Cable TV Installer
Equipment Operator
Line Inspector

Career Pathway

Previous education and work experience could qualify for Credit for Prior Learning saving you time and money. Find out more about what may apply to this program.
Electric Power Distribution
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