Event Profile

Lineman Skills Series: Lineman Rigging

September 11, 2019
Hilton Sacramento Arden West


Online registration is currently closed, but spaces are still available. If you would like to attend this event, please call NWPPA at 360-254-0109, and our staff will be happy to help you.

Who Should Attend:

Linemen and line crew foremen.

Related Event:

Lineman Skills Series: Equipotential Grounding, September 12, 2019

Course Overview:

This class will increase the participant's level of knowledge of rigging gear inspection; safe rigging procedures and load control; and using almost any vertical or horizontal rigging system. Come prepared with your work gloves, hard hats, and suitable clothing and footwear for any hands-on work taught in the class.

Topics covered will include:

  • Utility load rigging
  • Sling tensions
  • Blocks and winches
  • Winching
  • Cross-arm rigging
  • Down-guy and dead-ending
  • Guy lengths and guy tensions
  • Pole compression
  • Rigging inspection
  • Underground wire pulling

Course Instructor:

Brady Hansen, Written in Red

Course Schedule:

Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and the class will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch, as well as morning and afternoon breaks, will be provided.

Course Location & Hotel Information:

Hilton Sacramento Arden West
2200 Harvard Street
Sacramento, CA 95815
(800) 344-4321

Room rate: $169/night

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than August 12, 2019, to secure this rate. Mention that you are coming in with the NWPPA group when booking your reservation.

Course Fees:

Utility Member Early Bird (extended through 9/11/2019): $335
Utility Member Standard: $410

Associate Member Early Bird (extended through 9/11/2019): $505
Associate Member Standard: $580

Non-member Early Bird (extended through 9/11/2019): $1,005
Non-member Standard: $1,080

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 six continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the course.

For More Information:

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