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Gaining the Power to


2025 Registration is Now Open



The Linemen Institute of the North East is a 500 hour pre-apprentice electrical lineman training program based in Kingston, NY. Founded by Donald Leiching, a 25-year lineman who has worked across the country, served 8 years in supervisory and managerial roles, and obtained his Bachelor's in Business Management, L.I.N.E. is a one-stop shop for people looking to gain the essential skills needed to start a career as an apprentice lineman.


students receive the following credentials

Digger Truck Operations

Digger Truck Operations

Digger Truck Operations

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Commercial Drivers License

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Pole Top Rescue

Pole Top Rescue

Pole Top Rescue

Pole Top Rescue

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OSHA 10-Hour

First Aid & CPR

Students receive hands on training in:

1 / Industry Safety

2 / Overhead Distribution
3 / Rigging
4 / Construction
5 / Career Planning
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