Power Line Design & Staking
PLDS Level 2
NESC Advanced Clearance Issues
Underground Distribution Concepts
Overhead Equipment Operation
Mechanical Design 3-Phase Angle & Dead-end Calculations
Joint Use Designs & Field Engineering Make Ready Process
Unique Structure Clearances
Spacer Cable & Tree Wire
Time & Location
June 18 - 20, 2024
8:30 am – 4:30 pm EST, Tue-Thu
with proctored final exam through UTS eLearning site, due Fri, 6/28
Virtual - WebEx
About this Course
Course 201: Power Line Design & Staking, Level 2
Pre-requisite: Successful completion of Power Line Design & Staking, Level 1
Hours: 21 CEUs: 2.1(PDHs: 21)
In Level 2 of the Power Line Design and Staking series, students will build on the foundation created in the prerequisite course, Level 1. This class places emphasis on joint use remedy and make ready, as well as vertical and horizontal loading. After completion of Level 2, participants will be able to complete the layout and design of most overhead projects, understand and utilize NESC and sag chart criteria, evaluate and design make ready/remedy for joint use facilities, calculate the mechanical loading effects of line design, understand conductor blowout and design for/around grain bins, and will be able to design for crossing under transmission lines.
UTS will provide course handbook, and other miscellaneous worksheets and supplies required for this course. This course packet will be mailed to students 1 week prior to course start date. Students need to have access to their own copy of the current, 2023 National Electrical Safety Code (NESC) book.
A UTS instructor will deliver this course via WebEx platform. Daily web attendance required.
Course Process & Requirements
Desktop or Laptop
Internet - a 6mbps Internet connection (or as close to that as possible) works best.
Webcam and mic are recommended, but not required (online chat will be available).Student
Attendance: Students will be required to log in and participate during both training session days. 10-minute breaks will be given every hour and a 1-hour lunch break will be given at noon each day.
We will be using the Webex platform for this virtual course. Students will receive an email invitation to join a the training session prior to class start times. This email will include a link that students will use to join the training session through web browser or by downloading the app.
The course final exam will be taken online (not virtual) and will be available through our eLearning site the following week. Students will receive this information during the virtual session. The final exam will require a proctor, so students will need to schedule the exam with a proctor. Proctor information will be collected during the virtual session. Final exam access codes will be sent to proctors upon completion of the virtual session.
Grading – Course is a Pass/Retake based on final exam score (70 or better).
Course certificates will be mailed upon successful completion of final exam.
Deadline for registration is June 7, 2024. Registrations will be confirmed via email, but participants are not guaranteed space in the class until payment is received. Thank you!
Registrants who cancel in writing on or before June 7, 2024 are entitled to a full refund of their registration fee. Registrants who cancel after June 7, 2024 will not receive a refund, but participant substitutions will be allowed for this event only. Registrants and no-shows who do not cancel by June 7, 2024 are responsible for the full registration.
Registration & Price
Power Line Design & Staking - Level 2
June 18 - 20, 2024 - Virtual
Important: When you SUBMIT this Registration Form, you will be taken to a course confirmation page. If you are not routed to this page, please contact us at: 404-890-5514, ext 105 or [email protected].
Pricing - $1,695/person