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Electrician: Construction Maintenance - Electrical Engineering Technician

Centennial College

Faculty:School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science
Field of Study:Electrical, Electronic and Comm. Engin. Tech./Technician
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,220

This cost estimate is based on two semesters and includes ancillary fees.

Careers:Facility Operation and Maintenance ManagersElectrical and Electronics Engineering TechnologistsElectronics Equipment Service Technicians


The Electrician: Construction and Maintenance - Electrical Engineering Technician program will allow you to train as an apprentice in the electrician trade (#309A) while acquiring a two-year post-secondary Engineering Technician diploma in the electrical engineering field. You'll obtain a thorough grounding in electrical engineering sciences and skills, including electrical circuits, maintenance of electrical instruments or devices, and operation of electrical motors and power transmission as used in the industry.

This program will include a co-op work placement component. Centennial's Career Services and Cooperative Education department staff will work closely with you to make your co-op work experience as meaningful as possible. While assisting you with the sourcing of and preparation for co-op work placement opportunities, staff will also work with a wide variety of organizations in business and industry.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent.
  • Grade 12 English (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission.
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (C or U), or equivalent (minimum grade required), or take a Centennial College Engineering Math Skills Assessment for Admission.
  • Application Notes : Applicants must be eligible to work as apprentices in Ontario.
    Mature applicants must present Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), High School Diploma or Certificate (OSSC), or GED (General Educational Development).
    Applicants educated outside of Canada must present evaluations of credentials equivalent to the above.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • English language proficiency.
    • Complete a questionnaire to assess co-op employability.
    • Attend a mandatory program admission session where applicants will briefly discuss their questionnaire answers with faculty.

      Notes: After applying, applicants will receive a letter with instructions on how to book and prepare for the program admission session. This program is highly competitive. Applicants are ranked based on a combination of English and mathematics grades, as well as interview results. Offers are sent to the top ranked applicants only. Meeting minimum requirements for admission will not guarantee an offer.
    • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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