Lineman-Cableman’s Training Basics


Objectives: The apprentice will gain a general understanding of electricity, electrical terms, from over-head and underground distribution and transmission lines to maintenance procedures as well as safety procedures.

Audience: Apprentices, linemen, cablemen, foremen, supervisors, and other employees of electric line construction, contractors and transmission and distribution departments of electric utility companies

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Lesson IDLesson Title
LSLE1Elementary electrical principles
LSLE2Elementary electrical principles
LSLE3Electric system
LSLE5Transmission circuits
LSLE6Distribution circuits
LSLE7Wood-pole structures, aluminum, concrete, fiberglass and steel structures; distribution automation and the smart grid
LSLE8Emergency system restoration; unloading, hauling, erecting, and setting poles
LSLE9Erecting and setting poles
LSLE10Guying poles
LSLE11Insulators, crossarms, and conductor supports
LSLE12Line conductors
LSLE13Distribution transformers
LSLE14Lightning and surge protection
LSLE15Fuses and switches
LSLE16Tap-changing transformers and voltage regulators
LSLE17Transmission tower erection
LSLE18Stringing line conductors; sagging line conductors
LSLE19Joining line conductors, live-line maintenance with hot-line tools; and live-line maintenance from insulated aerial platforms
LSLE20Grounding, protecting grounds
LSLE21Street lighting
LSLE22Underground system
LSLE23Laying conduit; and manhole construction
LSLE24Pulling cable; and splicing and terminating cable
LSLE25Underground distribution
LSLE26Vegetation management—tree trimming; and rope, knots, splices, and gear
LSLE27Distribution transformer installation, selection, and utilization
LSLE28Electrical drawing symbols; single-line diagrams; and schematic diagrams
LSLE29Voltage regulation; and units of measurement, electrical definitions, electrical formulas, and calculations
LSLE30Maintenance of transmission and distribution lines
LSLE31Climbing wood poles
LSLE32Protective line and personal protective safety equipment

Please note that prices do not reflect company discounts. If you have already received a copy of the reference material due to having enrolled in other lessons in this course, you will not be charged for or sent a second copy.

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