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Southeast Lineman Training Center is the premier training school for apprentice lineworker training, consistently producing an elite group of highly trained and certified graduates.

Electrical Program

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Average Salary


Program Length

15 Weeks

Next Class Begins Aug 29, 2024

Communications Program

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Average Salary


Program Length

8 Weeks

Next Class Begins Aug 9, 2024

Looking for Something Else?

What is a Lineman?

It’s more than a career. It’s a Brotherhood.

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Why Choose Southeast Lineman Training Center?

Choosing linework as a career is a big decision, we want you to feel confident that SLTC is the right place for you. There are many reasons we think we are a perfect fit for you.

25 +

Years of Experience

30 +

Full Time Instructors

100 +

Acres of Training Grounds

“Going to SLTC was one of the best decisions I have made in my life... Like anything, you get out what you put into it. I put my all into it... I am the best that I could be for myself.”

Sean O’Connor ELP Class 59

“If you want to better yourself and be a leg up going into the linework industry, enroll into SLTC.”

Colton Rainwater ELP Class 39

“[Linework] gives me an ability to have stability. Not worrying where my next paycheck is coming from… If you’re willing to work, there’s always work.”

Nathan Dugan Class 58
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“I believe that linework is the career that I’ve been looking for, I just hadn’t found it yet, and SLTC has helped me realize being a lineman is where I belong.”

Tyler Lahue ELP Class 58

    Honoring our Veterans

    For individuals looking for a new career after the military, Southeast Lineman Training Center might just be the perfect fit. Linework, with its similar camaraderie, discipline, and service centered mindset, has been a great avenue for a somewhat seamless transition from military service to civilian life. We are VA approved!

    1000 +

    Graduates a Year

    90 %

    Employment Rate

    20 %

    of Every Class are Veterans

    5 Steps to Enrollment


    Submit Application

    Create an account and pay your $150 nonrefundable application fee. You will then be able to fill out and submit your application. Be sure to choose your housing options if needed.


    Pay Lab Fees

    Once your application has been submitted, you will pay your $750 refundable lab fee. You must pay this fee to be moved to the next step in enrollment.


    Application Accepted

    You meet the minimum requirements to enroll at SLTC and your application has been accepted but you’re not done yet!


    Submit Paperwork

    To finish your enrollment after your application has been received, you must submit all required paperwork listed in your applicant portal.



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    Our State-of-the-art Campus.

    With over 100 acres of training grounds our three campuses provide classroom space, training labs, field lines, and equipment operation opportunities for hands-on training experiences. When taking a break from training, we are surrounded by countless outdoor activities with beautiful views, hiking, swimming, some of the best fishing in the Southeast, and more!

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    Wondering what it’s like at SLTC? Watch our video series to get an inside look at what happens on campus. Our series Toward the Storm, Woodwalkers, Women in Linework and more.

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    Keep up to date on industry developments as well as learn more about linework and life at SLTC.

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    Our Lineman Country Podcast discusses all things lineman country. This podcast gives people a look into SLTC and tells the stories of lineman, aspiring lineman, and others who work in the industry.

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