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Key Training Corporation Project Description


U.S. Department of Energy


Over three years, Northwest Lineman College (NLC) will work with manufacturers, utilities and construction companies to develop training strategies, programs and delivery methods for the workers who will install, maintain and operate the clean energy Smart Grid. Target groups for this project include line workers, substation technicians, operators, meter technicians, and plant operators. As the single largest trainer of electrical line workers in the country, Northwest Lineman College has a unique ability to use its existing infrastructure, staffing, curriculum and utility customer base to rapidly develop and disseminate Smart Grid training programs nationwide.

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