Right of Way Acquisition for Electrical Transmission Projects

Course Number: C218
Course Title: Right of Way Acquisition for Electrical Transmission Projects
Course Level: Intermediate
IRWA Credits: 16 QEU / CEU
AQB Credits: Non Applicable

Course Description

This two-day, intermediate-level course creates an awareness of the full-scope process involved in right of way acquisition for electrical transmission projects. The course also provides effective techniques for successful negotiations in the process and exposes right of way agents to what their role may be throughout the process. The course also exposes the participants to the idea of “resourcefulness,” so they can recognize a problem when it develops and determine a solution, or know where to go and who to ask for help in finding that solution. The course culminates in a scenario-based, live team challenge where students apply their new skills and develop critical thinking to solve a real world, electrical transmission project crisis.

Upon completion of the course, students will pass a 20 question self-assessment to gauge knowledge transfer.


  • New SR/WA: An intermediate elective course that can be applied towards the RWP certification or SR/WA designation.
  • Industry: An intermediate required course in the Electric & Utilities pathway for the RWP certification and an intermediate elective course that can also be applied in the Generalist pathway for the RWP certification. 


  • Project planning and feasibility
  • Records development and management
  • Title and curative matters
  • Survey
  • Permits
  • Negotiation and strategy
  • Public relations
  • Construction
  • Damage settlement
  • Related right of way activities

Course Tuition Includes

  • Learning Guide
  • Pocket Glossary of Helpful Electrical Terms

Required Material

Non Applicable

Who Should take this course

This course is ideal for infrastructure professionals, experienced right of way agents working on electrical transmission projects/linear infrastructure projects, any ROW professional involved in program management in the Electric and Utilities Industry, industry consultants, and field operators in the Electric and Utilities Industry.


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