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Be On Your Way To A High-Paying Career As A Power Lineworker In Just 15 Weeks


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Why should you attend Northwest Lineman College

11,700 Electrical Lineman Jobs Projected in 2019

The power-delivery industry employs over 389,000 American workers with a 14% job growth rate.

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4 Campuses Nationwide - 12 Terms a Year

Campuses in Idaho, California, Texas & Florida. Terms start frequently near you.

Housing Assistance Available

Not familiar with our locations? We partner with Collegiate Housing Services and the Historic Oroville Inn to assist with your housing needs.

Financing & Financial Assistance Available

We partner with lenders to help you get the financing you need.
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Graduate fast in 15 weeks and start working right away

  • $73,000 average industry wage means you can provide for your family and live comfortably

  • 11,700 jobs available every year in the industry

  • 14% job growth rate with long-term job security

NLC Graduates Have A Variety Of Career Opportunities

  • Pre-Apprentice Lineman
  • Utility Worker
  • Communications Installer
  • Warehouse Assistant
  • Meter Reader
  • Meter Technician
  • Substation Technician
  • Groundman
  • Equipment Operator
  • Transmission & Distribution Tech
  • Crew Leader
  • Superintendent
  • Project Director
  • Safety/Training Director
  • Engineer
  • System Operator
  • Construction Company Owner
  • Solar Technician

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Industry Leaders

Power Utility & Telecommunications

Brandon Branch

Veteran & NLC Alumni

Noah Carr

NLC Alumni

Employment Statistics Nationwide

25 Years of Creating Successful Graduates

Graduation Rate Cohort Group: Oct 2004 – Jul 2017, of 10,869 students available for graduation, 9,682 graduated

Employment Rate Cohort Group: Oct 2011 – Sep 2017, of 5,692 graduates available for employment 4,347 were employed in the trade

We Provide The Tools And Resources To Get You Hired

Career Planning Strategies

Learn resume, interviewing, networking
and other skills

Job Posting Portal

Find job opportunities suited to you
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Extensive Industry Network

Access our network of over 700 power and construction companies in the US

Expert & Veteran Staff

Work with experienced staff and VA benefits certifying officials including 5 International Lineman Hall of Fame inductees

4 Campuses Across The Country

Students come from all over the country to attend the Electrical Lineworker Program at Northwest Lineman College.

Edgewater, Florida

  • Located on Florida’s Central Atlantic Coast in Edgewater, Florida
  • Over 150 acres of parks in the City
  • Short drive away from Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach, the Daytona NASCAR track, Cape Canaveral, and theme parks like Walt Disney World and Universal Studios
  • Beautiful weather year round and endless opportunities for exploration

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Meridian, Idaho

  • Located in the heart of the third largest metropolitan area in the northwest
  • Consistently voted one of the best small cities in America, Boise has a culture and a vibe that’s all its own
  • Just a few blocks from downtown is the Boise Green Belt, a pedestrian pathway that accompanies the Boise River through 25 miles of scenic landscapes and parks
  • From snowboarding and skiing to floating down the Boise River, there is always something to look forward to in the Treasure Valley of Idaho

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Denton, Texas

  • Located in Denton, found in beautiful North Texas
  • Denton is a community known for its southern hospitality, bar-b-que joints, and some of the best horse ranches in America
  • Not far from NASCAR races at the Texas Motor Speedway, AT&T Stadium, Six Flags theme park and Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park
  • With such a central location to so many wonderful places, Denton is a great place to live and explore

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Oroville, California

  • Located in the North Central part of California, Oroville is a little-known gem not far from Chico
  • Surrounded by breathtaking lakes, rolling green hills, the Sacramento and Feather rivers, and vast outdoor recreational areas, the Northwest Lineman College campus is conveniently placed in an outdoorsmen paradise
  • For those who like to explore, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, the Pacific Ocean, and the Sierra Nevada mountains are all just about a 3-hour drive away
  • With ample opportunities for fishing, boating, mountain biking, and hiking, there is more than enough adventure to go around

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Affordable Tuition With Many Available Financial Support Options

Learn practical ways to receive tuition funding for the ELP program.

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Learn How You Can Be On Your Way To Becoming A High-Paid Power Lineman In Just 15 Weeks

Earn a $73,000 average industry wage

  • Become one of the rare individuals who construct, maintain and operate America's power grid
  • Provide for your family, live comfortably, and enjoy a rewarding career
  • Classes are starting soon!

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

  • Be 18 years of age at 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 (CDL);
  • 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 (ELP and TLP only, due to weight restrictions of fall protection equipment).

Northwest Lineman College

An Industry Pioneer For 25 Years

NLC has revolutionized training methodology in the industry since its founding in 1993 and has created specialized curriculum used by hundreds of power and construction companies across the United States.

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