Training to spark your success!
Learn to install, maintain, repair and operate electrical wiring and devices safely. Complete all four periods of training to earned your electrician certificate and qualify to take the provincial exam to get your journeyman certificate and red seal exam.
Electricians work for residential, construction and maintenance contractors, manufacturers, resource companies, and other large organizations. Construction based electrical work is subject to project based timelines. The nature of this work dictates that an electrician be flexible in both scheduling and location of work. Membership in trade union is voluntary; however some contractors employ only union people, while others employ only non-union. Electricians may advance to positions such as foreman, superintendent, estimator or electrical inspector. Some electricians start their own contracting business, but must have a Master Electrician license in order to pull permits. Electricians may work toward additional tickets such as Power System Electrician, Instrumentation and Millwright.
Apprenticeship Electrician Period 1, 2, 3 & 4
Period 1: March 4 - April 26, 2019
Period 2: April 29 - June 21, 2019
Period 3: October 22 - December 14, 2018
Period 4: January 7 - March 29, 2019
Recommended path: English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 30 or Science 30. Related Career and Technology Studies courses.
Minimum Requirements: English 20-2, Math 20-3, Science 10 or AIT Entrance Exam Category A.
Must be registered in Alberta as an Apprentice Electrician.
Apprenticeship training is a standard curriculum throughout the Province; therefore apprentices may take this training at Portage College or any other college or technical institute within Alberta offering Apprenticeship Electrician training.
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