Training & Safety

Train and certify electric utility employees through the ECG Institute for Utility Training; offering a variety of safety programs, ECG’s U.S. Department of Labor Certified Apprenticeship Program (3yrs), and Soft Skills Training. Some topics and training include:

  • Hot Work
  • First Aid /CPR
  • DOT Flagging
  • Accident Investigation
  • Tools for training elected officials and staff in becoming effective twenty-first-century leaders
  • Programs to help personnel flourish
  • Other industry-specific workshops

Safety Meetings are conveniently offered at member utility facilities ten months each year. They offer a collection of safety and training topics specific to the electric utility employee. Safety meetings are conducted by experienced journeymen linemen with decades of hands-on experience in the field. Each program is interactive, professional, and meets all regulatory requirements.

Register Now for The ECG Training & Safety Classes

Registration is now open for all ECG Training & Safety Classes. All classes are on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, click on the following FY23 ECG Powerline Training Classes.

July 12-14, 2022
July 26-28, 2022
August 8-12, 2022
October 10-14, 2022
November 7-11, 2022
January 23-27, 2023
March 1-2, 2023
March 6-10, 2023

If you have any registration questions about the Training and Safety Classes, please contact Kelsey Bennett, Administrative Assistant for Training & Safety.

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Jon Beasley

Vice President, Training & Safety


Jon Beasley

Upcoming Events

5
October 2022

ECG Board Meeting

12 AM EST

The ECG October Board Meeting was to be held in conjunction with the Foreman & Supervisor Conference at The Lodge & Spa at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, GA. Since the conference has been postponed the ECG October Board Meeting will be held via… read more

6
October 2022

ECG Foreman & Supervisor Conference

8 AM EST

This event has been postponed until further notice.read more

10
October 2022

Overhead Hotline School Class 6

1 PM EST

ECG’s Overhead Hotline School is designed to give linemen and Apprentice Lineworker Program graduates additional training. The program is simulated energized and at no time will students handle energized conductors. The school’s focus is to train students… read more

18
October 2022

Utility Customer Service Certification

9 AM EST

Series 3 - Dealing with Stress Caused by Angry and Difficult Customersread more

24
October 2022

Apprentice Class 61B

8 AM EST

ECG’s Powerline Workers Apprenticeship Program is a three-year certification designed to enhance utility employees’ knowledge and skills in this field. Powerline workers are responsible for building, improving, and maintaining the poles and wires that… read more

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