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Electrician Apprenticeship First Period

Program Details

Program Year


Program Length

8 weeks

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, factories). If you are already signed up as an apprentice and are ready to attend your first period of technical training, then Northern Lakes College is where you want to be!

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Program Delivery

Traditional classroom setting with electrical shop and lab demonstrations.


Sep 05, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017 - Available Anywhere; Mar 05, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018 - Available Anywhere, Slave Lake

Academic Requirements

Eligible students are determined by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT). See for more details. You must meet the entrance requirements for your specific trade, be indentured by an employer, and be eligible to attend the training sessions.

RECOMMENDED PATH: Alberta High School Diploma with:
 English 30-2.
 Math 30-3.
 Physics 30 or Chemistry 30 or Science 30.
 Related Career and Technology Studies courses.

 English 20-2 and Math 20-3 and Science 10 or a passing mark on AIT's Entrance Exam. See for more information on AIT's Entrance Exam.

Other Requirements



Any provider approved by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training.