Credential Earned: Certificate of Apprenticeship and Certificate of Qualification Delivery
Delivery: In-school Training at Northern
3 levels of theory – Basic (8 weeks) and Intermediate & Advance (10 weeks each)
Program Availability Status: Open
Apprenticeship Duration: 9,000 hours (about 4 ½ yrs.)
Construction and Maintenance Electrician is a compulsory certified trade regulated by the Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act. A person working in this trade must hold a valid Certificate of Qualification or be registered as an apprentice. Upon successfully completing the apprenticeship program and passing a trade examination, a person working in this trade is entitled to a Certificate of Apprenticeship and a Certificate of Qualification.
Northern College offers the three levels of theoretical training required for the Construction and Maintenance Electrician Apprenticeship. Training is delivered in block release format, that is, 8 weeks for the first level and 10 weeks each for the second and third levels.
In-school training includes instruction in:
- Canadian Electrical Code
- Electrical Theory
- Installation Methods
- Monitoring and Communication Systems
- Fluid Power (Industrial Only)
Grade 10 (Grade 12 recommended)
Applicants for this training must be registered apprentices in the Construction and Maintenance Electrician Trade