School of Trades and Technology

Electrical Techniques

28 weeks Ontario College Certificate

Skilled workers trained in residential and commercial wiring are in demand.

Overview

Get the training you need in Canadore’s versatile 2,200 sq. ft. electrical lab, where you will learn essential skills such as service installations, pipe bending and armoured cable practices on industry-standard tools. There is a heavy focus on real-world practical experience so you can enter the job market with knowledge and confidence.


Note: This program covers electrical apprenticeship concepts and skills that may allow you to challenge a basic electrical exemption exam when you graduate.

Your Future Career

  • Independent contractor
  • Construction and maintenance worker
  • Electrical apprentice
  • Electrical distributor
  • Network/telephone cable installer
  • Pole line

What You Learn

  • Electrical theory and practice
  • Trades calculations
  • Blueprint reading
  • Safety and electrical code

OSSD or equivalent, Grade 12 Compulsory English (ENG4C or ENG4U)

Commerce Court Campus

Intake: September Start
Semester 1 - Fall
ELE 100 Electrical Theory I (1st 7 weeks)
ELE 110 Residential Theory I (1st 7 weeks)
ELE 120 Practical Electrical I (1st 7 weeks)
ELE 101 Electrical Theory II (2nd 7 weeks)
ELE 111 Residential Theory II (2nd 7 weeks)
ELE 121 Practical Electrical II (2nd 7 weeks)
MTH 108 Trades Calculations
CMM 125 College Communication I
Semester 2 - Winter
ELE 235 Electrical Theory III
ELE 245 Residential Theory III
ELE 250 Electrcial Practice III
ELE 210 Blueprint Reading
ELE 220 Safety and Electrical Code
PSY 123 Applied Psychology

Commerce Court Campus

Intake: January Start
Semester 1 - Winter
ELE 100 Electrical Theory I (1st 7 weeks)
ELE 110 Residential Theory I (1st 7 weeks)
ELE 120 Practical Electrical I (1st 7 weeks)
ELE 101 Electrical Theory II (2nd 7 weeks)
ELE 111 Residential Theory II (2nd 7 weeks)
ELE 121 Practical Electrical II (2nd 7 weeks)
MTH 108 Trades Calculations
CMM 125 College Communication I
Semester 2 - Winter
ELE 235 Electrical Theory III
ELE 245 Residential Theory III
ELE 250 Electrcial Practice III
ELE 210 Blueprint Reading
ELE 220 Safety and Electrical Code
PSY 123 Applied Psychology
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 2849.02 $1055 - - $3904.02
1 2849.02 $792 - - $3641.02

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 

Online Campus Shop

You will also need:

  • Pair of solder kits (from the Campus Shop) - apx. $30.00

Ontario College Certificate along with Power Actuated Tool Certification, SIMPull Certification and Lock Out Tag Out Certification.

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

View Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

View course outlines

Futher your education to Canadore's Mechanical Techniques - Plumbing program.


Please contact the Admissions Office if you have additional questions about the internal application process:

Admissions Office
705.474.7600 ext 5123
Admissions@canadorecollege.ca