Powerline Technician (Level 3)

Facilitated By:
Hydro One

In the Level 3 training session the student will complete theoretical knowledge based topics, 3Ø Electrical Theory, Identification of Live Line Tools, Rigging, Stringing Operations, RBDs with Bucket Attachment as a Work Platform.
This program trains to 100% of the Ontario College of Trades interprovincial curriculum.

In the Central Learning Session, the student will perform core skill tasks and be assessed on performance. Course objectives include:

  • Rubber glove activities up to 17 kV, various live line stick work activities from a pole up to 50 kV

  • Change dead-end insulators on transmission circuits de-energized, change 9 insulators

  • Rubber gloves and pole platform, use of RBD/Bucket combination equipment for various tasks

  • 3 phase transformer bank with MHAD

Utility must register the apprentice via Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities through the local Ministry Office.  Apprentices must also be registered and a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades.

Successful completion of Powerline Technician Level 2, and up to three days of self study must be completed prior to attending the training session. Training manuals to be sent out ahead of scheduled training activities.

Field Assignments:
Practice Powerline Technician Level 3 skills.

Powerline Technician Level 3 training manual.


$5,375 + HST 2021
(includes MTCU classroom fee, materials lunch breaks)
Non-Registered Government Apprentices subject to additional MTCU fees

Course Length:

2 weeks

Powerline Technician (Level 3)

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