OECC is offering a scholarship to cover books and tuition for the candidate chosen to attend the High Voltage Lineman Training program at ASU Newport, Arkansas this fall. Applicants must be current members (or the child of a current member) of Ouachita Electric Cooperative Corporation in order to be eligible. Those interested in applying for the scholarship should pick up an application at OECC’s Camden or Hampton offices (or visit our website at www.oecc.com to print the application) and return the completed form to Angie McLendon before the April 1, 2018 deadline. firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a 36-semester credit hour program consisting of 12 hours of general education courses that include technical math, technical writing, psychology and technical computer applications. The remaining 24 hours will involve coursework and hands-on training in the following areas: safety, electrical systems, high voltage distribution systems, climbing and heavy equipment operation. In the final semester, students will complete an internship at their local electric cooperative, as their capstone course.
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