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 Electrical Foundations
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SchoolSprott Shaw College - Abbotsford Campus
LocationAbbotsford, BC, Canada
School TypeCareer College
School Size
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length25 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have Grade 12/GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be "true certified copies" or originals).
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DescriptionThe Electrical Foundations Program includes Level 1, which is the first year theoretical and hands-on training component of the four-year apprenticeship program. This program is ideal for entry-level trades training – No ITA-BC sponsorship is required. Upon successful completion of the diploma requirements, students will receive certification and a total of 350 hours towards their apprenticeship. An Electrician is designated as a Construction Electrician under the Inter-Provincial Red Seal program. This ITA-BC Approved modular program provides opportunities for students to gain employable lifetime skills, and provides employers with a highly trained and experienced workforce while strengthening British Columbia’s economy.

Electricians work in a wide variety of buildings and facilities. Since electricity is used for a variety of purposes including climate control, security, and communications, Electricians need to be proficient in many applications of electricity. There are three main settings in which Electricians typically work; Construction, Industrial and Institutional. Electricians have many different responsibilities and tasks that they must carry out in their daily work. They assemble, install, alter, test, and maintain electrical systems designed to provide heat, light, power, control, signal, and fire alarms for all types of buildings and premises.
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