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)
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate may be granted credit by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development for 309A and 442A level 1 in school Electrical Apprenticeship Training with approval from the Employer.
Graduates are excellent candidates for job opportunities as Electrical Apprentices or entry-level positions in Electrical wholesale and/or distribution.
OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level, plus:
- Grade 11 Math (C) or (U)
Mature students - See Admission Procedures for details.
The curriculum below is for incoming students:
|ELC140||Electrical Theory I||4|
|ELC158||Residential Installation Practices||5|
|ELC148||Prints & Electrical Codes I||4|
|ELC159||Electrical Calculations I||2|
|ELC160||Safety And Trends In Electrical Industry||2|
|ELC161||Raceway Installation Practices||3|
|ELC215||Electronics & Instrumentation||5|
|ELC230||Prints & Electrical Codes II||4|
|ELC240||Electrical Theory II||4|
|ELC214||Motor Controls And Programmable Logic Controllers||5|
|ELC217||Electrical Calculations II||2|
Program Physical Demands Analysis
Program Vocational Learning Outcomes
Electrical Techniques (Ontario College Certificate) (MTCU Code 45613)
The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:
- Assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings including other related documents and graphics.
- Analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
- Use and maintain test and instrumentation equipment.
- Assemble basic electrical circuits and equipment to fulfill requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Assist in the installation and troubleshooting of basic electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Assist in testing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic circuits, equipment, and systems by using established procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Assist in the troubleshooting of control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Use computer skills and tools to solve basic electrical related problems.
- Assist in conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records and documentation systems.
- Install and assist in testing telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Apply health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
- Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations, and ethical principles.
- Apply basic electrical cabling requirements and install and test system grounding for a specified number of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Identify problems and troubleshoot electrical systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
- Assist in the selection of electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfill the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.