Thompson Rivers University
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Electrical - Construction Foundation


Covers care and use of hand tools and electrical meters; installation and maintenance of electrical equipment; electrical theory and calculations; and the Canadian Electrical Code. Students engage in extensive practical exercises to develop their job readiness skills, such as motor control, cable tray, conduit and residential wiring.


This course is designed to prepare people for employment in the electrical or related trades. Electricians are skilled in installing, maintaining and repairing electrical apparatus in residential, commercial and industrial environments.

Admission Requirements

Limited admission

  • BC Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Placement on the entry assessment test for English at an 060 level.
  • Placement on the entry assessment test for Math at an 060 level.

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Phone: 250-828-5036