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Pre-Employment Electrician

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Program Description

Do you enjoy doing hands-on work, such as installing, altering, repairing, and maintaining electrical systems? Would you like to get involved in a trades career? Electricians specialize in specific types of installations, such as residential (housing developments), commercial (office buildings), institutional (hospitals), and industrial (plants and factories).

Program Delivery



Apr 03, 2023 - Jul 21, 2023 - Face to Face - Slave Lake

Program Year


Program Length

16 weeks

Academic Requirements

Minimum Requirements: English 20-2, Math 20-3, and Science 10 or all five Canadian General Education Development Tests(GED) or AIT Entrance Exam.

Category B: RECOMMENDED PATH: Alberta High School Diploma with:
 English 30-2.
 Math 30-3.
 Physics 30 or Chemistry 30 or Biology 30 or Science 30.
 Related Career and Technology Studies courses.
 Attendance and participation in "Introduction to Construction Trades."



Other Requirements

If academic requirements are not met you will need to do an ACCUPLACER assessment. Minimum levels: 70 in Reading Comp., 55 in Arithmetic, and 50 in Elementary Algebra. Contact your nearest campus to schedule an appointment. Pre-Employment students are NOT required to be registered with AIT.

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