Take hands-on technical training courses

Our field programs offer technical training in utility system construction, operations and maintenance.

Discover the benefits of our technical training

  • Tap over 100 years of utility system construction, operations and maintenance experience   
  • Get specialized training facilities and equipment, an excellent classroom experience 
  • Get practical, hands-on, field training experience 
  • Enjoy the convenience of training facilities located in San Ramon and Livermore 
  • Learn from an exceptional training curriculum that provides best practices and a high level of safety 
  • Learn from highly experienced instructors certified in the nationally recognized Instructor Excellence program 


Find a course that’s right for you

We offer a range of classes, from Advanced Line Techniques to Underground Electric Fundamentals. Courses include:

  • Tower climbing and pole climbing (basic and advanced courses) 
  • Electric line and gas apprenticeship programs 
  • Underground electric fundamentals 
  • Rubber glove fundamentals 
  • Advanced line techniques 
  • Commercial driving 
  • Excavation safety 
  • Equipment operator (backhoe/loader, aerial lift, digger derrick, crane) 
  • Corrosion (corrosion mechanic, advanced, rectifier/cathodic protection (CP)) 
  • Gas leak survey 
  • Mueller valve (gas valves) 
  • Plastic fusion 
  • Welding courses (arc, oxygen, flux cone/mig) 
  • Mark and locate (protection of underground infrastructure) 
  • Gas measurement and control courses 
  • Basic electricity 
  • Substation electrician courses 
  • Substation system operator apprenticeship program 
  • Metering apprenticeship program