Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Electrical 2nd Year Apprenticeship – Construction Training

Program Description

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Next Intake: October 2017

Williams Lake offers Year 2 of the Electrical-Construction apprenticeship training.

Electricians are skilled in installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing: electrical distribution systems, lighting, fire alarms, motor control components, motors, generators, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), distributed control systems, DC and AC power systems and DC and AC speed drives. These skills are used in the industrial, commercial and residential environments. The journeyperson electrician works in a challenging and rewarding trade where technology is constantly changing and competition is high.

This training is offered to indentured industrial electrical apprentices. Apprentices are required to attend technical training that consists of ten weeks per year over a four year period. This apprenticship program requires that apprentices complete a set of core knowledge competency standards of technical training and a complete set of core workplace standards for each level (year) of the apprenticeship. The apprentice will have to provide evidence to a certified assessor to prove competence for the core workplace competency standards. The completion of competency standards will be tracked by the use of a logbook provided for the apprentice and maintained by the apprentice for all four levels of the apprenticeship.

» ITA Electrician, Construction Program Profile

Costs

Electrical apprentices must pay tuition and purchase the appropriate government published texts and required TRU lab manuals and worksheet packages. Students must have a current editon of the Canadian Eelectrical Code book. See the Trades and Technology page for further details.

Contact

Julie Dekowny
Email: jdekowny@tru.ca
Phone: 250-371-5659
Toll Free: 1-866-371-5659