Electrical Techniques
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  • Program Length:
  • One Year (2 Semesters) - Ontario College Certificate
  • Starts:
  • September and January (Windsor only)

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level.
Your Grade 11 Math must be (C) or (U) level Math.

Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Electrical Techniques is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of the basic theoretical and practical aspects of the electrical trade and to familiarize them with the associated tools and materials. This is a great starting place for students who might want to pursue an Electrician apprenticeship such as:
  • Electrician Construction and Maintenance Apprentice (309A)
  • Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship (442A)
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Dedicated labs for hands-on learning.
  • Updated and modernized Electrical Lab and Equipment.
  • Curriculum parallels Electrical Apprenticeship Level One standards.
  • Well-balanced program focusing on both theory and hands-on training.
  • Apprenticeship possibilities in the industrial, construction and electrical fields.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates are excellent candidates for job opportunities as Electrical Apprentices or entry level positions in Electrical wholesale and/or distribution.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Program Physical Demands Analysis: T947

YOUR INVESTMENT
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:

2016-2017 Tuition Fees

For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.

Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.

Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.

CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS


Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 1
ELC140
4
Electrical Theory I
ELC146
5
Electrical Installation Practices I
ELC148
4
Prints & Electrical Codes I
ELC190
3
Electrical Calculations I
ELC156
1
Safety For The Electrical Industry
ELC157
2
Trends In The Electrical Industry

Code
Credit
Course Name
Semester 2
ELC215
5
Electronics & Instrumentations
ELC230
4
Prints & Electrical Codes II
ELC240
4
Electrical Theory II
ELC246
5
Electrical Installation Practices II
ELC290
3
Electrical Calculations