Our goal is to train and develop pre-apprentices who will not only meet but exceed the demands and requirements of the electrical industry in the 21st century.

The Linemen Institute of the North East is a 500 hour pre-apprentice electrical lineman training program based in Saugerties, NY.

Students receive the following credentials:

  • First Aid & CPR
  • OSHA 10
  • CDL License
  • Pole Top & Bucket Rescue
  • Digger Truck Operations

At L.I.N.E., students will receive hands-on training in the following areas:

  •  Industry Safety
  • Overhead Distribution
  • Rigging
  • Construction Standards 
  • Career Planning

Meritize looks beyond your credit score. We believe your past achievements are an important indicator of your potential. We consider academic history or military service in addition to your credit.

A few reasons why Meritize is a great option for L.I.N.E. students include:

  • Fixed and variable interest rates available**
  • Flexible payment options, including deferring full principal and interest payments until 3 months after you complete your program
  • Repayment terms range from 18 months to 10 years
  • Customer support is available 5 days a week
  • 0.25% interest rate deduction if you sign up autopay***

Checking loan options with Meritize has never been easier. By filling out a short application, you can check your loan options without impacting your credit score.

If loan options are available to you, Meritize may request additional documentation as well as your merit information to finalize your application. This could be in the form of:

  • Academic Experience (Official or unofficial transcript or HSE certification)
  • Military Experience (DD214)

Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ page or give us a call at 833-MERIT-4-U. Ready to see if you qualify? 
Check your options here.

Linemen Institute of the North East does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. (“Meritize”) or the Meritize platform.