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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$2,721

  Barrie

Sep 6-Aug 25

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

yes

Students are introduced to the theoretical and practical aspects of the electrical industry so they can perform most basic electrical techniques under the supervision of a qualified person. Upon completion of the program, students can apply for work as an electrical apprentice, or they may choose to continue their education and apply for an Electrical Engineering Technician or Technologist post-secondary program. Students study health and safety, applied math, entrepreneurship, electrical and electronic theory.

Graduates pursuing an apprenticeship may find a range of occupations in the electrical field including construction, maintenance, service and industrial. Graduates choosing to continue their education may find additional opportunities in power generation and transmission, alternate energy, green technologies and automation sectors. Job estimator, project coordinator and electrical salesperson are also areas of career opportunity.

What You’ll Learn

  • Identify, select and apply various electrical products, supplies and materials to jobs commonly found in residential and commercial settings.
  • Read and interpret wiring and schematic diagrams and drawings.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records and documentation systems.
  • Assess the health and safety requirements of the electrical field.
  • Use and maintain electrical test equipment to diagnose and troubleshoot electrical problems in a safe manner.
  • Use the necessary tools and equipment for common electrical installations in a safe manner.
  • perform aspects of residential wiring installations within the scope of practice under guidance of the site electrician.
  • Examine the impact on the environment of traditional and renewable energy sources, technologies and electrical trade practices.
  • Apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities.
  • Solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems using mathematics and science principles.
  • Use computer skills and tools to solve basic electrical related problems.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations and ethical principles.

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