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GRCC in partnership with the Michigan Energy Workforce Development Consortium will begin offering a Pre-Lineworker Training Program. In this session will you learn about:

  • Program requirements.
  • Job opportunities in the energy sector and beyond.
  • Class schedule and program details.

Join us if you ever have been interested in supporting the energy needs of west Michigan.

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Pre-lineworkers modules

This non-credit certificate program is made up of 4 modules.

Module Date Day Time
OSHA Aug. 24-Sept.7 Tuesdays 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Basic Electric Aug. 24-Oct. 7 Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Physical Fitness *Aug.30-Nov.22 Mondays 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Energy Fundamentals Sept.21-Nov. 23 Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:30-4:30 p.m.

*Physical Fitness will not have class Sept. 6

Program cost

All Pre-lineworker 4 modules - in person at GRCC - $1010.00

Separate Pre-Lineworker Modules:

  • Basic Electrical - $325.00
  • Energy Industry Fundamentals at GRCC - $290.00
  • Energy Industry Fundamentals Michigan College Online - $600.00
  • Safety - $65.00
  • Physical Fitness for Line Workers and Construction - $215.00

Additional Modules (not at GRCC)

  • Climbing clinic - 2 visits (plus your travel) - $225.00
  • Climbing Orientation -3 days (plus your travel) - $325.00
  • Climbing School through Jackson Community College - About $3,000.00
    • Registration is through JCC

Register for In Person 4-Module Program