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Powerline Technology

Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Length: Four semesters & One Summer Term


Fall, spring, and summer semester entry


The Powerline Technology program  provides you with an opportunity to earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree often necessary for future advancement in the powerline industry. These positions could include line foreman, line superintendent, operations manager, office manager, sales associate, technician, or member service advisor.

The coursework provides you with additional skills beyond the one-year lineworker training. You will choose a combination of business/management or technical courses. These courses may be taken either prior to or after completion of the Powerline diploma. You must complete the requirements of the NCC Powerline Diploma program.

Where will I get a job?
Having an Associate of Applied Science Degree is often necessary for future advancement in the Powerline industry. These positions could include line fore-man, line superintendent, operations manager, sales associate, technician, or member service advisor.

How much $ will I make?
Average starting salrary has been around $24/hour.

What kind of classes will I take?

You will take traditional classroom general education credits, ranging from math to sciences to humanities. You’ll choose between a Business Management Emphasis or a Technical Emphasis. You will also complete all the necessary coursework for the Powerline diploma program.

What’s unique about this program?
It is the only Powerline Technology program in Iowa, allowing you to accomplish your Associate of Applied Science degree.
Student Profile
• Analytical
• Desire to succeed
• Good communicator

General Education Requirements*


12


Math/Science Elective
3

Communications Elective
3

Humanities/Social Science Elective
3

Elective from any of the above
3


Business Management Technical Emphasis


18

     

Total


30



*All general education electives and business management electives must have an A suffix.
















Aaron J. Dvorak

Instructor at NCC since: 1996
Email me at ADvorak@nwicc.edu













Gary Morris
Instructor at NCC since: 2008
Email me at gmorris@nwicc.edu












Lee Van Kley

Instructor at NCC since: 2013
Email me at lvankley@nwicc.edu



 

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712-301-2573 or 712-301-1401
Call 800-352-4907
Email studentservices@nwicc.edu

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at nwicc.edu/compliance