Training Done Right

We've been training some of the country's best utility workers for 50 years. Discover how we can help you and your training needs.

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The Sacramento Power Academy is the premier utility training school in the western United States. Our first-rate training center and industry-recognized courses develop the next generation of utility workers.


From electrical line, field metering, substation and more, our training options will give you the skills to succeed.

World-class facility

From poles to substations and live wires, our top-notch training facility gives you the education you need to be successful.

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More than just poles and wires

While SMUD provides electric service, the Sacramento Power Academy does much more. The training we provide prepares students for a variety of technical-skilled careers, including vegetation management, networking and meter service. In addition to essential hands-on and safety training, we prepare our students with skills they'll need to interact with and provide ideal service to customers.


Our training facility

Sacramento Power Academy’s location in Northern California provides the ideal environment for your training needs. Our predictable weather makes sure we can provide year-round outdoor training in a variety of weather scenarios.

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