Electricity

Electricity

Program Objectives

  • Install, repair, modify and maintain circuits, electrical and electronic systems, and communication networks
  • Interpret drawings, specifications, technical manuals, and maintenance procedures
  • Verify the voltage, current and power of electrical circuits

General Information

  • Code: 5795
  • Diploma: Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)
  • Hours: 1800

Trade targeted

  • Electricians (Except Industrial and Power System) (NOC 7241)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Reading Text
    • Numeracy
    • Thinking
  • Industrial Electricians (NOC 7242)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Document Use
    • Thinking
  • Power System Electricians (NOC 7243)
    The most important Essential Skills for this trade are:
    • Document Use
    • Reading
    • Thinking

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the following criteria:

Category 1

Must hold a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
   Or
Must be at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year and have earned secondary IV credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must be at least 18 years of age and have the following functional prerequisites: Have successfully completed the general development test and the specific prerequisites listed in the table below for the desired program, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, and must take the following general education courses concurrently with vocational training to obtain missing credits: secondary IV language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.

And
Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth
3101-1
3102-2
(3070-3)
632-306 4153-2
(4103-1)
063-414 563-414
064-426 564-426
065-426 565-426