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Duration

28 weeks

Tuition

$2,720

  North Bay

Jan 10-Jul 22

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

yes

Skilled workers trained in residential and commercial wiring are in demand. Get the training you need in Canadore’s versatile 2,200 sq. ft. electrical lab where you will learn essential skills such as service installations, pipe bending and armoured cable practices on industry-standard tools. There is a heavy focus on real-world practical experience so you can enter the job market with knowledge and confidence.

What You’ll Learn

  • Assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings including other related documents and graphics.
  • Analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  • Use and maintain test and instrumentation equipment.
  • Assemble basic electrical circuits and equipment to fulfill requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the installation and troubleshooting of basic electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in testing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic circuits, equipment, and systems by using established procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the troubleshooting of control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Use computer skills and tools to solve basic electrical related problems.
  • Assist in conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records and documentation systems.
  • Install and assist in testing telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Apply health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations, and ethical principles.
  • Apply basic electrical cabling requirements and install and test system grounding for a specified number of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Identify problems and troubleshoot electrical systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  • Assist in the selection of electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfill the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.

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Student Reviews (2)

Canadore College

Great instructors

Aman K.

North Bay • June 30, 2021

Graduated From

Motive Power Technician

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

Loved my time on this beautiful campus. Teachers are really good and helpful with course content and will help guide you towards career choices.

Loved my time on this beautiful campus. Teachers are really good and helpful with course content and will help guide you towards career choices.

Canadore College

Building Construction Technician

Frank Torres

North Bay • May 31, 2021

Graduated From

Building Construction Technician

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars

Pros
- The education in the skilled trades is really good at Canadore. Many students travel to take aviation and culinary programs. My construction program was worth the trip.
- Instructors are very good and they care about you as a student...

Pros
- The education in the skilled trades is really good at Canadore. Many students travel to take aviation and culinary programs. My construction program was worth the trip.
- Instructors are very good and they care about you as a student.
- The focus on jobs is also a big part of the school. Lots of manual training and preparation for work.
- The college is attached to Nippising University and students benefit from the facilities and instructors.

Cons
- It's cold! It's cold and it's remote. The school is located in North Bay, in Northern Ontario. If you are from a big city, like I was when I went to Canadore, it can be a slow pace with not a lot going on. Make sure you find your friends or at least a study group and be prepared to focus on your work.

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