The Rural Electric Apprenticeship Program (REAP) professionally trains electric linemen working for electric cooperatives throughout Indiana. Boone REMC’s Clayton Akers, Zach Love and Nick Shepherd all recently graduated from apprenticeship school and are now journeyman linemen.
REAP by the numbers
- 8,000 hours of on the job training
- 612 hours of school work
- 4 years to complete