Online

ISPC offers a comprehensive set of online courses available to individual members through its partner at T&D PowerSkills, LLC. Training curricula can be customized to suit the individual student’s needs, but generally follow the recommended ISPC Career Track Model. Although the full program includes a skill-based component and requires a journeyman level Lineman to help the student complete the Field Performance Requirements (FPR’s) checklists, students can enroll in lineman training courses covering a wide range of topics.

Students select a minimum of 6 units per order, and will have 60 days for each course to complete each unit online.

Maintenance Basics

  • Introduction to T&D Systems 
  • Transmission 
  • Distribution 
  • Substations and Switchyards 
  • Basic Electricity 
  • Alternating Current Fundamentals 
  • Climbing Wooden Poles 
  • Safety in T&D Maintenance 
  • Using Tools 
  • Rigging 1 
  • Rigging 2 
  • Electrical Safety 
  • Hydraulic Derricks 
  • Bucket Trucks 
  • Material Handling Bucket Trucks 
  • System Protection and Monitoring 
  • Introduction to Metering 
  • Bucket Truck Rescue 
  • Safety in Meter Work 
  • Safety in Substations and Switchyards 
  • Advanced Rigging 
  • Overhead Distribution 


De-energized Overhead Distribution Systems

  • Service Installation 
  • Pole Framing and Guying 
  • Setting and Replacing Poles 
  • Safety in Overhead Line Maintenance 
  • Multimeter Operation 
  • Using Line Test Equipment 
  • Tree Trimming 
  • Safe Bucket Truck Operations 
  • Working On Distribution Poles 
  • Distribution Line Safety 
  • Care and Testing of Tools and Equipment 
  • Pole Top Equipment - Cutouts & Reclosers 
  • Pole Top Equipment - Transformers 
  • Pole Top Equipment - Voltage Regulators 
  • Pole Top Equipment - Switches 
  • Pole Top Equipment - Capacitors 
  • Transformer Connections 
  • Power Quality

Overhead Distribution - Energized

  • Distribution Line Installation and Removal 
  • Distribution Line Replacement 
  • Distribution Line Repair - Gloves 
  • Distribution Line Repair - Hot Sticks 
  • Transformer Troubleshooting 
  • Troubleshooting Overhead Lines 
  • 34.5 KV Rubber Glove Work 
  • Overhead Troubleshooting 1 
  • Overhead Troubleshooting 2 - Emergency Conditions 
  • Underground Distribution 
  • Underground Residential Distribution Systems 
  • Safety in Underground Line Maintenance 
  • Underground Cable Installation 
  • Pad-Mounted Transformers and Switchgear 
  • Cable Splicing 1
  • Cable Splicing 2 
  • Cable Terminations 
  • Locating Primary Faults 
  • Locating Secondary Faults 
  • URD Troubleshooting 


Transmission

  • Transmission Structures 
  • Transmission Line Safety 
  • Climbing Steel Poles and Towers 
  • Transmission Line Installation 
  • Rigging for High Voltage Work 
  • Working On De-energized Transmission Lines 
  • Transmission Line Repair - Hot Sticks 
  • Transmission Line Repair - Barehand Method 

 

Substations

  • Power Transformers 1 
  • Power Transformers 2 
  • Circuit Breakers 1 
  • Circuit Breakers 2 
  • Voltage Regulators 1 
  • Voltage Regulators 2 
  • Capacitors and Reactors
  • Relays 1 
  • Relays 2 
  • Control Equipment 
  • High Voltage Terminations

Please contact ISPC for more information, or visit www.tdpowerskills.com to view sample videos of each unit.