Electrician Applied Certificate

Overview

Get on the circuit to success.

This 17-week applied certificate program provides entry-level skills training. At our new Trades & Technology Centre you will learn how to make electrical installations and perform maintenance duties according to industry standards.

You will spend approximately 70 per cent of your time in the classroom and 30 per cent in our new shop with experienced industry-trained instructors. Up to 300 hours of trade time as well as academic credit for Level 1 Apprenticeship may be available to graduates who find employment in the trade and register as apprentices with the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (SATCC) within the specified three-year timeline.

Why Parkland College?

  • Parkland College has developed strong ties to the businesses, industries and community it serves.
  • Many businesses in the area provide practicum opportunities and actively recruit our grads because they know they are educated to their own recommended standards.

Tuition

Tuition & Course Info

Tuition: Approx. $3,000
Books & Materials: Approx. $1,000
Fees: Approx. $300
Length: 17 weeks
Dates: April 30, 2018 – August 30, 2018
Location: Trades and Technology Centre, Yorkton, SK

*Tuition costs and dates are subject to change up to 3 months prior to delivery.*

Courses

Courses

BT 140 Introductory Electrical Theory and Practices
BT 141 Resistive Circuit Analysis
BWC 121 Conductors and Branch Circuits
BWC 122 Extra Low Voltage, Magnetism and Meters
PLS 122 Single Dwelling Plans, Lighting and Services
SFTY 130 Safety and Personal Protective Equipment
WM 131 Wiring Methods
WM 132 Wiring Methods (Raceways)

Important Notes

Important Notes

  • Classes will be held Monday to Friday and times will vary depending on availability of shop space.
  • PPE is required for this program and for work placement including CSA Steel Toe Work Boots, Safety Glasses, and Coveralls.
  • Trade time and academic credit may be available for graduates who find employment in the trade and register as apprentices. For more information please visit the Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission website.
*Program delivery contingent upon Industry demand and support.*

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared to work with electrical contractors, large manufacturing and mining firms, retail outlets or wholesale outlets, or they may be self-employed. Trade time and academic credit may be available for graduates who find employment in the trade and register as apprentices. Example job titles may include:

  • construction electrician
  • domestic and rural electrician
  • apprentice electrician
  • electrician

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 11 with Foundations of Mathematics 20 or Workplace and Apprenticeship Mathematics 20 or Pre-Calculus 20 or Previous Math 20, GED 12 (Grade 12 preferred), Special Admission
  • English Language Requirement
  • Non-refundable application fee: $60.00 (online) OR $90.00 (paper)

Program Information:

Wendy Wilson
Coordinator, Trades Programs and Trades & Technology Centre Campus
Direct: 1.306.786.2590
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766
E-Mail: w.wilson@parklandcollege.sk.ca

Admissions Information:

Christopher Kosteroski
Senior Admissions Officer/International Coordinator
Direct: 1.306.786.2588
Toll Free: 1.866.783.6766
E-mail: c.kosteroski@parklandcollege.sk.ca



Last Updated: October 20, 2017