Technical Training


Technical Training

FortisAlberta has been training its Power Line Technicians (PLTs) for more than 40 years. Our state-of-the-art Employee Development Centre (EDC) provides both a classroom and hands-on approach to learning. Through the EDC, we deliver more than 40,000 hours of safety and technical skills training to more than 500 employees each year as well as offer several courses and development programs to power line contractor companies, municipal utilities, industrial customers, independent power producers and Fortis affiliate companies. Our facility is centrally located in Red Deer, Alberta and is easily accessible for companies across the province.


Facility Rental

Rental of training facilities is also available.

  • Classrooms/meeting rooms (includes A/V systems)
  • 25kV distribution training system
  • Catering of lunches at the EDC to support facilitation of meetings/training 

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Course List

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

The Canada-Alberta Job Grant through the Government of Canada is a training program where an employer applies on behalf of their employee(s) for eligible training cost funding. Employers decide who gets training and what type of training may be needed for their employees.


Staying Safe in the Workplace

Operating heavy machinery around power lines can lead to serious injuries. We provide training to help you stay safe.

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