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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Trades and Applied Technology
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Electrician
Description:Are you looking for a hands-on, well-paying career that is also mentally stimulating? VIU's 24-week Electrician program teaches students to assemble, install, test, repair and maintain electrical equipment for commercial, residential and industrial facilities. Attend electrician school on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC, and learn all aspects of the electrical trade from instructors who care about your success.

Get job ready for positions available both locally and throughout British Columbia and Canada.
URL:Electrician at Vancouver Island University
Length:24 Week(s)
Careers:Contractors and Supervisors, Electrical Trades and TelecommunicationsElectricians

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •   Communications  or   English 
  •  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade11 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C)  or  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 

  • Graduation from BC secondary school, or equivalent from another school system,

  • Minimum 17 years of age, unless stated otherwise.

  • Resume and/or personal profile and/or references may be required.

  • Interview may be required.

  • Mathematics and/or reading and/or trades aptitude test may be required.

  • Physically fit and able to adapt to working conditions.

  • Good hand/eye coordination.

  • Good health, free of vision, hearing or respiratory ailments.

  • Valid driver's license will be required for vehicle and equipment operation.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 60]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 October 06, 2023