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Electrical Program

This program will cover all the basic knowledge needed to successfully start a new career in the electrical industry. It will have a strong focus of hands on learning where students will participate in industry standard tasks. Throughout the program, students will learn how to plan and safely install all the electrical components in a residential building, as well as gain exposure to commercial and industrial applications. 

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General Information




1 Semester (26 Weeks)

Jackson’s Point, ON


Intake Information

Start date

Program Size

Registration Closes

Next term

July 5, 2021     

15 Spots


January 2022     

Program Description

This program will introduce its students to a new electrifying career opportunity. We will provide the students a sound knowledge of relative electrical code, electrical installation methods, as well as electrical theory. Students will come out of this program with very strong hands-on experience from building functioning homes used by consumers. They will also work alongside seven other trades allowing them to be jobsite confident. 

This program will have a focus on residential installations; however it will also cover aspects of commercial and industrial installations. Students will experience the use of trade related tools, the deciphering of electrical, architectural and mechanical blueprints, as well as the installation of all relative electrical equipment. This course offers an opportunity for its students to stand out to potential employers, and most importantly, it will stress the importance of being safe on the job.

Career Opportunities


The electrical field is full of potential employment opportunities and it is lacking qualified and experienced people to fill these positions. This course will set you apart from your competition as you will have valuable hands on knowledge and instruction from professionals in the trade. The students will also have a sound knowledge of working alongside fellow trades people on a jobsite. Almost everywhere in the world has electricity, and it is used in everything from personal homes and businesses to large corporations. This opens opportunities almost anywhere in the world and in countless different sectors. This career is overflowing with opportunities waiting for someone like you.

For more information about this career, visit the Ontario Labour Service page: Electrician

Admission Information


Admission requirements

  • Grade 10 Math (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (18 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Applicants must also be residents of Ontario and eligible to work in Canada. 

Additional Courses Included

  • Academic Upgrading
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Interview Preparation
  • Resume Writing
  • Working from Heights
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Confined Spaces Awareness
  • Lock Out /Tag Out
  • Other Safety Training as Required by Program