College of the Rockies

Electrical (Construction / Industrial) - Foundation (Pre-Apprenticeship)

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Program Information

School:College of the Rockies
Field of Study:Electrician
Description:This comprehensive 24 week Foundation (Pre-apprenticeship) program covers the required learning outcomes for Level 1 of the Four Year Electrical and Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship Program. The program includes classroom theory, practical hands-on experience in a state of the art electrical lab and shop setting.

An Electrician is a person who installs, constructs, alters, repairs, maintains, commissions, tests, services, calibrates and operates related electrical and electronic systems in any premise, place, building or structure. They ensure that all electrical connections are safe and meet the Canadian Electrical Code. Electricity is used for a variety of purposes including climate control, security and communications, and therefore, electricians need to be proficient in many applications of electricity.
URL:Electrical (Construction / Industrial) - Foundation (Pre-Apprenticeship) at College of the Rockies
Course Based:Yes
Length:24 Week(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and TelecommunicationsElectricians

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 English 
Grade 12 or equivalent (BC Adult Graduation Diploma, GED or completion of a college assessment to acceptable level) with a minimum 60% in Math 11 or equivalent (Applications or Principles of Math 11, MATH 080 or 082 or Apprenticeship and Workplace 11) and English 11. Physics 11 or PHYS 080 recommended.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on February 17, 2023