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

July 2022

Foreman Development Series - 1st Module


ECG’s Foreman Development Series is intended to provide line crew leaders and line crew foremen with tools and abilities outside the scope of the physical hands-on side of line work, concentrating on the soft skill/ mental side of leading crew members.… read more

July 2022

ECG Board Meeting


The ECG July Board Meeting will be held in conjunction with the MEAG Power Annual Meeting at The Ritz-Carlton in Ameila Island, Florida. Meeting time TBD. Click here to view ECG Board-approved minutes from previous more

July 2022

Meterman Class 6A


ECG’s one-year Meterman Certification Program features topics such as safe metering work practices, metering terminology, and definitions, as well as an in-depth look at single-phase and polyphase meters. Also included is a comprehensive look at instrument… read more

August 2022

Groundman School


ECG’s Groundman Certificate Program offers the opportunity to attain the skills necessaryto become an Apprentice Lineworker. The program provides related technical instruction forconstructing, maintaining, and repairing the transmission and distribution… read more

August 2022

ECG Analytical Services Meeting


The ECG Analytical Services Meeting is a one-day meeting covering topics to assist members with tools and resources essential for making informed financial decisions.  Agenda Topics: MEAG Load ForecastingRevenue Projections for FY BudgetCost of… read more