Powerline Technician Assessment

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Course Summary:

This is an assessment tool designed to determine the entry level of an experienced line worker into the apprenticeship program. The program can also be used for core competency evaluation and training needs analysis.

Course Outline:

This assessment include both written and practical demonstrations of competence covering all aspects of the formal apprenticeship training.

The assessment begins with a one-day written test provided free of charge to identify knowledge level. If the applicant
meets the basic assessment standards, the three-day practical testing is then scheduled. At the completion of the three-day practical assessment, a written evaluation report is sent to the employer identifying the participant’s level of qualification and suggested entry into the training programs.


Prior line work experience, documented registration in a certified Powerline Technician Apprenticeship program is required.

Field Assignments:

Written and practical demonstrations.


$3,000 + HST (2020)
$3,100 + HST (2021)
Includes materials, lunch and breaks.

Course Length:

One-day written testing at the employer’s site, followed by a three-day practical testing at the Kleinburg Training Facility. Modified course arrangements can be made to utilize customer facilities.


Kleinburg Training Centre

Course Dates and Registration: Upon Request. for more information, please contact Apprenticeship@HydroOne.com

CourseBegin DateEnd DateRegistration
Powerline Technician - Assessment (On Request)1/1/201712/31/2017 REGISTER