Powerline Technology FAQs


Yes, you can earn a certificate in Powerline Technology in one year.  Specific courses are required to earn the Powerline Technology Certificate, and the sequence for taking the courses will be modified so a student can complete the certificate within one year.

No, but some curriculum is completed online.  A complete online degree is not offered due to the hands-on indoor and outdoor laboratory requirements.

Yes, a Class A CDL is a graduation requirement for this program.  Also, any student who enrolls in Commercial Driver training must obtain a Wyoming driver’s license in order to complete the CDL training course.

Yes, Students are expected to conform to required drug and alcohol testing while enrolled in this program. 

Western Wyoming Community College recommends that applicants in the Powerline Technology program obtain a physical examination for their safety and protection. Applicants to this program need to be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of heavy materials.