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Power lineman class begins Aug. 19 at ACTC

ASHLAND — For those considering a new career option, Ashland Community and Technical College’s lineman program can get you fully trained before Christmas.

Workforce Solutions is offering an 11-week power lineman class beginning Aug. 19. The course includes a Class A CDL certification.

Lineman classes are from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday through Nov. 8 and are located at the Technology Drive Campus.

The CDL training portion will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, Nov. 11-Dec. 12.

The cost of the lineman program is $6,000 and financial assistance may be available. After class completion, starting pay ranges from $35,000-$60,000.

For more information on the program or financial assistance, contact Chris Boggs, ACTC’s project coordinator of new and expanding business and industry, at 606-326-2072 or email as_workforce@kctcs.edu.