Electrician, Construction

Construction electricians work in a wide variety of buildings and facilities — on everything from lighting and climate control systems, to communication equipment and thousands of other specific tools and devices. A construction electrician's work involves assembling, installing, commissioning, testing, maintaining, servicing and operating electrical systems and equipment. Construction electricians need a good understanding of the many applications of electricity, and must ensure that building codes and other safety requirements are followed.

Electrician

This program is designed to prepare you for employment in the electrical or related trades.

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Program content

This program 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. You'll engage in extensive practical exercises to develop your job readiness skills, such as motor control, cable tray, conduit and residential wiring.

Female student wiring
Two students working circuit
Male student wiring solar panel

Education requirements

  • Placement on the ACCUPLACER for English at an 0600 Level (Grade 12)
  • Placement on the ACCUPLACER for Math at an 0600 Level (Grade 12)

General requirements

  • Students are required to supply their own approved safety glasses and boots
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Locations

Kamloops
Williams Lake

Next Foundation program intakes

Kamloops August 3, 2021 to January 28, 2022

Kamloops October 25, 2021 to April 22, 2022

Kamloops January 31, 2022 to July 15, 2022

Williams Lake January 31, 2022 to July 15, 2022

Program length

24 weeks

Contact
tradesadmission@tru.ca

Electrician, Construction

This training is offered to indentured industrial electrical apprentices. Apprentices are required to attend technical training that consists of 10 weeks per year over a four-year period. This apprenticeship 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.

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 FromToLocation
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 2August 3, 2021October 8, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 3August 3, 2021October 8, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 4August 3, 2021October 8, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 1October 12, 2021December 17, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 2October 12, 2021December 17, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 3October 12, 2021December 17, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 3October 12, 2021December 17, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 4October 12, 2021December 17, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 4October 12, 2021December 17, 2021Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 1January 4, 2022March 11, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 2January 4, 2022March 11, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 2January 4, 2022March 11, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 3January 4, 2022March 11, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 4January 4, 2022March 11, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 1March 14, 2022May 20, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 2March 14, 2022May 20, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 3March 14, 2022May 20, 2022Kamloops
Electrician (Harmonized) - Level 4March 14, 2022May 20, 2022Kamloops

Apprenticeship Costs

  • 10 weeks - $1,300.11

Contact 

apprenticeship@tru.ca

Costs for Electrician programs

Fees are subject to change.

Costs include items such as student/ancillary fees, books, personal tools and safety gear, which are kept by students when they graduate from the program.

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