Utility Vegetation Management Pre-Inspector Lv. 1

Pre-Inspector Level 1 Training was designed to educate participants to patrol power lines to ensure vegetation clearance in accordance with safety regulations.

Through the two-weeks course, participants will cover a variety of topics such as:

Trainee Requirements: Trainees are required to be present at every class session on time. Certificate of Completion will reflect hours completed.  Certificates will only be awarded to those who successfully complete the training and return all PPE Equipment issued.

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Additional information

Dates & Times


  • April 8th – April 19th, 2024
  • July 22nd – August 2nd, 2024
  • December 2nd – December 13th, 2024

All cohorts are Monday – Friday
All class times are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The cost of training, materials & equipment, is funded by a grant from PGE. There is no cost to participants. However a $50 refundable deposit is required to discourage no shows, drops and PPE responsibility. The $50 deposit will be refunded upon successful completion of training and return of equipment.

Eligibility requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Clean drivers license record
  • Must commit to attend the full 80 hours, be on time and participate fully

Note: A GED or high school diploma is NOT required.


College for the Sequoias
Tulare Campus
4999 East Bardsley Ave
Tulare, CA 93274

College of the Sequoias
Visalia Campus
915 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, CA 93277

Surrounding Tulare County parks

The Davey Resource Group will be providing qualified and highly skilled trainers. Each cohort may vary.

Questions and Cancellation Policy

April Henderson – Workforce Development Assistant
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (559) 688-3133

TRC General contact:

Please contact us at 559.688.3130 or [email protected] ​


Please click here to view our cancellation and refund policy.