Event Profile

Staking Technician Certification Program - Underground Line Design and Subdivision Layout - POSTPONED

June 8 — 10, 2020
Hampton Inn & Suites Boise/Downtown
495 S. Capitol Blvd.
Boise, ID 83702 


This event has been postponed, with the intent to reschedule for the fall of 2020. For questions or to find out about future training opportunities, please contact Dale Mayuiers at (360) 816-1448 or dale@nwppa.org.

Who Should Attend:

Staking technicians.

Related Courses:

Staking Technician Certification Program: Protection/Basic Sectionalizing Design, June 10-11, 2020

Staking Technician Certification Program: Line Inspection, June 11-12, 2020

Course Overview:

This two-and-a-half-day course is part of the Staking Technician Certification Program and is structured to teach the skills necessary to design and lay out URD residential subdivisions. Attendees will learn the proper application of underground components into a complete system. The components of primary cables are discussed in conjunction with selecting the proper secondary cable size and length. Emphasis is placed on the construction and operations of the system, including proper grounding of cables and apparatus.

Course Instructor:

Hi-Line Engineering

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. on day one; the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on days one and two, and from 8:30 a.m. to noon on day three. Lunch will be provided on days one and two; breaks will be included on all three days. For those attending Protection/Basic Sectionalizing Design in the afternoon on day three, lunch will be provided then as well.

Course Location & Hotel Information:

Hampton Inn & Suites
495 S. Capitol Boulevard
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 331-1900

Room rate: $149 for a single/double 

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than May 19, 2020, to secure this rate. Mention that you are coming in with the NWPPA group when booking your reservation.

Complimentary shuttle service is available to and from the Boise Airport beginning at 4:15 am until the last flight of the evening. Please contact the front desk for details or for pick up.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (ends 5/08/2020): $1,020
Utility Member Standard: $1,095

Associate Member Early Bird (ends 5/08/2020): $1,530
Associate Member Standard: $1,605

Non-member Early Bird (ends 5/08/2020): $3,060
Non-member Standard: $3,135

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This course qualifies for 15 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

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Hampton Inn & Suites Boise/Downtown

For More Information:

To find out more about this course, to register, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.