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Electrician: Construction and Maintenance (Basic, Intermediate, & Advanced)

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Kingston campus
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Electrician
Description:Apprenticeship training is the only way to become an Electrician. Apprentices are employed while learning. In the beginning, you are indentured to an employer who must agree to hire you and provide training during the term of apprenticeship. You must attend classes, pass examinations and fulfill the contract in order to receive your Ontario Certificate as a qualified journeyperson Electrician.

Electricians plan, assemble, install, connect and test electrical power distribution and control devices in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. They may design blueprints, sketches and specifications for the installation of panel boards, switch boxes, pull boxes and other related electrical devices and pull and connect all of the associated wiring for these devices as well. They must be capable of diagnosing, troubleshooting and providing corrective action for electrical circuits, devices and machines.
URL:Electrician: Construction and Maintenance (Basic, Intermediate, & Advanced) at St. Lawrence College
Length:8 Week(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and TelecommunicationsElectricians

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The candidate must be an MTCU-registered electrical apprentice to enter the basic program. Proficiency in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Communications at a grade 12 level should be acquired. Blueprint Reading, Electrical Theory, and Shop Work are valuable additional assets.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

    * 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.

    Modified on November 18, 2015