Construction Maintenance Electrician
Program Code: CMEB-CMEI-CMEA (Full-Time) Length of Program: 8 Weeks (CMEB) - 10 Weeks (CMEI) - 11 Weeks (CMEA) Awarded Upon Completion: Certificate of Apprenticeship
Basic CME-1004 Canadian Electrical Code CME-1014 Prints CME-1028 Electrical Theory CME-1036 Installation Methods Practical CME-1043 Instrumentation and Theory CME-1055 Electronics Theory and Practical Intermediate ELE-0014 Canadian Electrical Code ELE-0023 Prints ELE-0038 Electrical Theory ELE-0044 Installation Methods ELE-0054 Instrumentation ELE-0063 Monitoring and Communcaiton Systems ELE-0074 Electronics Advanced CME-3003 Canadian Electrical Code CME-3013 Prints, Construction and Maintenance Only CME-3026 Electrical Theory CME-3038 Installation Methods CME-3044 Instrumentation CME-3066 Electronics

The Electrician (Construction & Maintenance) Apprenticeship requires about five years or 9,000 hours including 840 hours of post-secondary, in-school training.

Lambton College offers the in-school portion of the curriculum set out by the Ontario College of Trades.

One must pass an exam to receive a Certificate of Qualification with journeyperson status, which includes an Inter-Provincial Trade Certification (Red Seal). Prior education and experience may shorten the time to complete all competencies.

An electrician plan, assembles, connects, installs, repairs, inspects, tests, verifies, and maintains electrical systems in various settings (for example, residential, commercial, institutional and industrial.)

Specifically, an electrician:

Electricians ensure there is enough power to run everything.

The Electrician apprenticeship program consists of on-the-job and in-school training. The program typically takes five years to complete and consists of:

Admission Requirements

This is an apprenticeship program.
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To be eligible for this program, applicants must:

Applicants that are registered as an apprentice in a trade should receive a letter from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) inviting them to apply for schooling. All applications from that point will need their payment processed by the Office of Registrar & Financial Aid Services at Lambton College.

If you are a registered apprentice and have not received a letter regarding apprenticeship schooling then contact your local MLTSD office.

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Employment Opportunities

Electricians may be employed in manufacturing plants, light and heavy industry, marinas, mills, factories and home construction. Electricians may also start their own business and work for themselves.

Tuition Fees

For tuition fees, please contact the Office of the Registrar & Financial Aid Services.

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