Studenst will prepare to join the work force as safe and knowledgeable apprentices, ready to serve the electrical power industry. Students are given extensive hands-on experience building power lines. Both overhead and underground techniques are presented and practiced. The instruction involves classroom and outdoor, hands-on activities related to overhead and underground lines. Campus facilities for instruction include a large outdoor training field that features pole climbing, line construction, bucket-truck operations and the use of powerline construction trucks for erecting power lines. Related overhead line work and operation of underground equipment is also involved.