NSQF- Distribution Lineman.pdf

Distribution Lineman

  • Job DescriptionThe incumbent in the job will replace and maintain steel, wood, laminate and concrete poles, structures and other related hardware. They install, maintain and repair overhead and underground powerlines and cables, and other associated equipment such as insulators, conductors, lightning arrestors, switches, metering systems, transformers and lighting systems. They attend to customer breakdown complaints and requests, releasing and restoring connections. They also attend to street lighting maintenance.  
  • CodePSS/ Q 0102
  • SectorPower
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours350
  • Accrediting BodiesPower Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying BodiesPower Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation


  • International Comparability

    Australia- UETTDRSB21A, UETTDRSB22A, UK-, EUSPTD004 (PSS N 0105, PSS N 0107)

  • Progression Pathway

    Senior Lineman Distribution

  • Qualification File NSQF- Distribution Lineman.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    PSS/ N 0105 (Repair and maintenance of Sub-station, Power Distribution Lines and components) Mandatory 105 4
    PSS N 0107 (Operation and maintenance of 11/0.433KV Distribution Substation) Mandatory 105 4
    PSS/ N 2001 (Use basic health and safety practices for power related work ) Mandatory 70 Common across level (1 to 5)
    CSC/ N 1336 (Work effectively with others) Mandatory 70 Common across level (1 to 5)