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SchoolVancouver Island University
LocationNanaimo, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 14,500
Full-time Graduate: 440
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length24 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •   Communications  or   English 
  •  Grade11 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade11 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C)  or  Grade11 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
Prerequisites Notes
  • 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.
Cost
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DescriptionAre 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.
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*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.