Interested in an outdoor career? Are you ready to electrify your future? The Electric Power Distribution (EPD) program can help you pursue employment with electric power providers or line construction companies. This one-year technical diploma offers the training needed to construct, operate and maintain power line equipment for residential, commercial and industrial customers. Our curriculum will teach you 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. In addition, completing the EPD program can prepare you to advance to an electric line technician apprenticeship.
Hosted at the Central Campus, you will train in a combination of outdoor and indoor facilities that are among the best in the state. Worried about the coursework? BTC has free tutoring and an exceptional Student Success Center. Worried about the cost? The BTC Foundation gives away more than a 100 scholarships a year and financial aid opportunities are available to all students. Also, be sure to learn more about the college’s flexible delivery methods to make scheduling easier for working adults.
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Admission to the Electric Power Distribution Program is a two-step process:
EPD Petition Scorecard
Students must have a valid driver's license.
Electric Power Distribution is a non-traditional occupation for females. Visit the Non-Traditional Occupations page to learn more.
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