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How Much do Electricians Make?

 

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 othe public institutions (Institutional Electricians)

  • Electronic controls and monitoring

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 What will I learn?

  • Safe work practices

  • How to use the required tools and equipment

  • Common core for electrical speciality

  • Troubleshooting and installing selected circuit devices in accordance with established standards, practices and codes

  • Industrial power electronics

  • Math literacy and science skills will be taught in order to accurately read, layout, design and sketch basic electrical drawings.

  • Calculate electrical circuit quantities;

  • Use a logical thinking process for problem-solving and decision making;

  • Interact with others within groups or teams in ways that contribute to the effective working relationships and achievements of goals

 

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.

 

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Program Start Date:

September

 

Program Length:

42 Weeks

 

Pre-Requisites:

  • Grade 10

  • Math 11 (any)

  • Socials Studies 11

  • Science 11

  • Language Arts 11

Recommended Courses:

  • Pre-Calculus 11/12 

  • Physics 11/12

  • Drafting 11/12

  • Work Experience 12

  • Youth Work in Trades 

 

Certifications:

  • ITA Electrical Level 1 Technical Training

  • Level 1 First Aid

  • WHMIS

  • Construction Safety Training System

  • Fall Protection

  • Super Host

 

 

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