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Electrical Harmonized | Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship

The following learning outcomes are covered throughout levels 1-4 of the apprenticeship program: 

Line A    Apply Circuit Concepts

Line B    Preform Safety-Related Functions

Line C    Use Tools and Equipment

Line D    Organize Work

Line G   Use Communication and Mentoring Techniques

Line H    Install and Maintain Consumer/Supply Services and Metering Equipment

Line I     Install and Maintain Protection Device

Line J     Install and Maintain Low Voltage Distribution Systems

Line K    Install and Maintain Power Conditioning, Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) and Surge Suppression Systems

Line L     Install and Maintain Bonding, Grounding and Ground Fault Detection Systems

Line M  Install and Maintain Power Generation Systems

Line N   Install and Maintain Renewable Energy Generating and Storage systems

Line O   Install and Maintain High Voltage Systems

Line P    Install and Maintain Transformers

Line Q   Install and Maintain Raceways, Cables and Enclosures

Line R    Install and Maintain Branch Circuitry

Line S    Install and Maintain Heating, Ventilating and Air-conditioning (HVAC) Systems

Line T    Install and Maintain Exit and Emergency Lighting Systems

Line U   Install and Maintain Cathodic Protection Systems

Line V    Install and Maintain Motor Starters and Controls

Line W  Install and Maintain Drives

Line X    Install and Maintain Non-Rotating Equipment and Associated Controls

Line Y    Install and Maintain Motors

Line Z    Install and Maintain Signaling Systems

Line AA Install and Maintain Communication Systems

Line AB Install and Maintain Building Automation Systems

Line AC Install, Program and Maintain Automated Control Systems

Line AD Install and Maintain Pneumatic, Hydraulic Control and Pumping Systems

For more information on the scheduling of these topics see the course outline provided by the instructor. 
Please visit the Industry Training Authority's (ITA) website for more information on this program:  www.itbc.ca/AssetFactory.aspx

Students entering Electrical Apprenticeship classes must be registered as an apprentice and submit a Trades Worker Identification (TWID) # upon registration.

Learners should be aware that many employers require Grade 12 completion.

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Electrical - Apprenticeship Level 1-4*

Fees Domestic International
Full Time: 10 Weeks 10 Weeks
Tuition: $757.10 $3,217.70
Student Union Fees:1 $41.99 $41.99
Mandatory Fees: $216.40 $240.32
Health Insurance: N/A $298.75
Total: $1,015.49 $3,798.76
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These fees are term based and will not be charged twice if more than 1 apprenticeship level is taken in a term.

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Tuition and fees are charged for each apprenticeship level. 

Fees are effective as of August 1, 2021 for the 2021/22 Academic Year.

Books & supplies

In addition to the fees outlined in the Program Fees section, the following additional costs apply:

  • C.S.A. approved safety footwear (WorkSafeBC regulations)
  • Classroom supplies
  • Appropriate clothing

Career opportunities 

Electricians typically find work in three industries:

Construction

Electricians work either as employees who are part of a contractor's team on both residential and commercial construction projects, or as independent electrical contractors on such projects

Industrial

Electricians are typically employed at large-scale industrial facilities such as pulp mills, hydroelectric dams, and mining and smelting operations

Institutional

Most large institutions such as hospitals, school boards, universities and other public facilities have at least one electrician working as part of their maintenance department