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Pre-Employment Electrician

Program Details

Program Year


Program Length

12 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 and factories). Fees (select to view):

Program Delivery

Traditional classroom setting with electrical shop and lab demonstrations.


Sep 18, 2017 - Dec 08, 2017 - Wabasca; Feb 05, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018 - Slave Lake; Apr 09, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018 - High Level

Academic Requirements

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.
 Attendance and participation in "Introduction to Construction Trades."

 English 20-2 and Math 20-3 and Science 10 or a passing mark on the Apprenticeship and Industry Training Entrance Exam.

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.