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Explore the Idaho campus

  • 7,200 sq ft indoor lab area
  • 25-acre field-training area
  • 3 classrooms and administration space including corporate offices (20,000 sq ft)
  • Student lunchrooms
  • Tool and merchandise store

Start your journey to a new career at the Idaho campus, located in the city of Meridian.

The Idaho campus features a 7,200 sqft. indoor lab, 25-acre field-training area, and 20,000 sqft. of classroom space.

Plus, student lunchrooms along with a tool and merchandise store.

Take a 360° virtual tour of the Idaho campus now.

Meridian, Idaho

One of the Best Small Cities in America

Featuring diverse landscapes, the Boise area have become well known not only for its urban setting with a small town feel but also as an ideal location for the outdoor adventurist.

  • Located in the heart of the third largest metropolitan area in the Northwest
  • Some of the most beautiful mountains, rivers, hot springs, and lakes in the country are just a short drive away
  • Downtown area is known for its restaurants, shopping, nightlife, and top-rated local breweries
  • Consistently voted one of the best small cities in America
  • Snowboarding and skiing just 25 minutes away

Available career Programs

The Meridian, Idaho campus is home to both the Telecommunications Lineworker Program and the Electrical Lineworker Program.

Telecom technician

Telecommunications Lineworker Program

Graduates install and maintain the millions of miles of telecommunication lines, fiber optic lines, and technologies that keep our digital nation connected.

Next Available Term: January 4, 2022

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Electrical Lineworker Program

Graduates construct, operate and maintain the nation’s electric power grid, working with heavy equipment, power lines, and bucket trucks.

Next Available Idaho Term: February 28, 2022

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Download your free copy of the program catalogs for full details.

  • Detail of every program and course
  • Complete list of campuses
  • Requirements, tools, and materials
  • History of Northwest Lineman College

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Housing Information

NLC has partnered with Collegiate Housing Services to assist you in finding the best housing options to fit your needs while you attend school.

Click below to learn more and see the available housing options.

Electrical Program Housing Options

Telecom Program Housing Options

Advanced Company Training

Advanced company training is delivered at all campuses and at customer locations across the U.S.

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Advanced Campus Training

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Admission Qualifications

  • Be at least 18 years of age by the start date of the term you select
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid driver’s license (that does not expire prior to term start)
  • Be eligible to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (Electrical and Telecommunications Programs Only)
  • Be physically and mentally fit to participate (official Medical Release form provided during enrollment process)
  • Provide proof of medical insurance coverage for the duration of the program
  • Not have a felony conviction on your record
  • Weigh no more than 270 pounds (Electrical and Telecommunications Programs Only)

If you meet these qualifications, you are welcome to submit an application.