Powerline Technician

With Cambrian's on-campus outdoor training field, industry-experienced faculty, and track record as the longest-running Powerline Technician program in Ontario, you'll be prepared to take on the demands of this dynamic industry in any type of weather condition, at any time.

You will learn to work safely in various areas of the powerline technician trade and acquire skills in the drafting, design, construction, maintenance, and repair of powerline systems including:

  • Transmission lines
  • Overhead and underground distribution
  • Communication networks
  • Electrical power stations

You also have the option to begin an apprenticeship while earning your diploma towards your first powerline technician job that will come with a competitive salary.

Space in this program is limited.

What's in it for you?

Career outcomes*

  • Powerline technician in engineering companies, contractors, equipment suppliers and utility companies.

Average Salaries*

Across these career outcomes, salaries in Canada range from:

$41,000 to $125,000

A Partnership with the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association allows you to take industry certificate courses prior to starting your powerline technician co-op and to network with industry members.

Plan your future

Program starts

Winter 2020

Spring 2020

Fall 2020

Winter 2021

Spring 2021

Learning options

  • Full-Time
  • Co-op education
  • Apprenticeships

Additional information and offerings

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