UVM Workforce Training

Pre-Inspector Level 1 Training

Pre-Inspector Level 1 Training was designed to educate participants to patrol power lines to ensure vegetation clearance in accordance with safety regulations.

Through the two (2) week course, participants will cover a variety of topics such as:

To date, 98% of participants have earned their Pre-Inspector Certificate and 95% of participants have been hired as pre-inspectors after graduating the program. Starting wages are $35 per hour plus benefits.

Pre-Inspector Level 1 Training requires full-time participation, therefore, to support participants, the UVM Scholarship Program provides a $1,200 stipend to college-approved participants upon successful course completion.

Participants can apply for a stipend here.