The first step to qualify for an electric lineworker apprenticeship with Consumers Energy is pre-apprenticeship lineworker training.
All pre-apprenticeship training includes: OSHA10 certification/safety, Linework Physical Fitness, Basic Electricity, and Energy Industry Fundamentals, followed by climbing clinics, orientation and an 11-week climb school in Marshall, MI.
Training offered through the community colleges listed below.
Length of program, cost, enrollment periods and course offerings vary. Contact each institution for specific details.
PLEASE BE AWARE: Completion of the pre-apprenticeship training program does not guarantee employment at Consumers Energy.
Participating Community Colleges
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