The UA-PTC H-VOLT (High Voltage Lineman Training) Academy is a certified power line worker training program designed to provide quality education along with real-world, hands-on instruction to those seeking careers as electrical power line workers. Individuals gain the knowledge and skills needed to install, repair, service, and maintain electrical power lines and supporting equipment.
The program includes instruction in electrical circuits and theory, safety, aerial framing, transformers, testing equipment, and more. The program also includes instruction in construction, maintenance, and troubleshooting, as well as pole climbing, pole testing, equipment maintenance, and pole top rescue.
The customized training program will equip students with the industry-specific skills for entry level employment, including an industry-recognized National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) credential.
Graduates may obtain employment in the field of electrical power line work with one of our partners: OGE Energy Corporation, or Southwestern Electric Power Company, Electric Cooperation of Arkansas, Chain Electric, Entergy
To be considered for this program, you must be at least 18 years of age by the first day of class; hold a valid driver’s license; hold a CRC (explained in our application); pass the height aversion test, drug screen, background check, and physical.
Classes will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 10 p.m. and every Saturday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. for approximately 17 weeks at the UA-PTC Business and Industry Center located at 3303 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72206.
For questions, please contact: Sharon Cantrell, Director of Workforce Development and Community Education, at (501) 907-6670.