School of Technology and Applied Sciences
Downtown Milwaukee (day program): 414-297-MATC
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Detailed Program Information:
Fall 2012 - Spring 2013 Course Requirements
The Electrical Power Distribution diploma program focuses on preparing you for electrical line worker positions. Electrical line workers construct and maintain overhead electric transmission and distribution systems; work on circuits; install and remove wiring; and operate various equipment. Positions available to graduates of the program include apprenticeships, or entry-level employment as a line worker, substation electrician, meter worker, electrician, cable installer and tree trimmer. Completion of this program does not substitute for an electrical apprenticeship. Core skills include good physical strength and manual dexterity, the ability to climb without fear of heights, and the ability to work cooperatively with others.