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In Partnership With:

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Locations Offered


    Spokane Community College and Avista Utilities have formed a unique partnership with the goal of introducing people to the demanding field of utility construction. This introductory course is open to individuals interested in entry-level positions leading to career positions in the line or gas craft.

    Through classroom and field training, participants will be introduced to a variety of knowledge and skills which are essential to the trade.

    The utility construction school is held at Avista's training facility. The facility features three fully-equipped classrooms with an on-site shop that houses various types of equipment used for training seminars. The 10-acre utility construction site is equipped with a variety of construction set-ups designed to provide a high-quality training environment. Hundreds of apprenticeships and journey-level workers from utilities and construction companies have benefited from our training facilities and programs.