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What are my Career Options?

  • In the construction industry; residential, commercial, industrial (Construction Electricians)

  • In the maintenance departments of factories, plants and similar establishments (Industrial Electricians)

  • In hospitals, schools, universities and other public institutions (Institutional Electricians)

  • Electronic controls and monitoring


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In this UFV partnered program you will learn:

  • How to interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications 

  • How to pull wire through walls and floors  

  • How to splice, join and connect wires to fixtures 

  • How to install and repair electrical equipment 

  • How to test and repair faults in electrical systems  

Key Job Skills

  • Critical thinking 

  • Troubleshooting  

  • Judgement and decision-making 

  • Quality control analysis  

  • Installation and maintenance

Is electrician the career for me?

Construction Electricians work in a wide variety of buildings and facilities - on everything from lighting and climate control systems, to communication equipment and thousands of other specific tools and devices. A Construction Electrician's work involves assembling, installing, commissioning, testing, maintaining, servicing and operating electrical systems and equipment.

Construction Electricians also need a good understanding of the many applications of electricity, and must ensure that building codes and other safety requirements are followed.


Upcoming Information Session 2024

March 5, 2024 5:30pm

Construction Electrician -


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Program Start Date:



Program Length:

42 Weeks

Program Fees & Tuition:

Fees apply to this program. Please contact our office for details.



  • Grade 10

  • Math 11 or higher (Foundation, Pre-Calculus or Workplace) 73% or higher

  • Socials Studies 11

  • Science 11

  • English Language Arts 11

Recommended Courses:

  • Pre-Calculus 11/12 

  • Physics 11/12

  • Drafting 11/12

  • Work Experience 12

  • Youth Work in Trades 



  • SkilledTradesBC Electrical Level 1 Technical Training

  • OFA1/Emergency First Aid


  • Construction Safety Training System

  • Fall Protection

  • Super Host



If you are interested in applying for the Electrical Program, please contact the office for an application. 

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