Electrical Techniques

Program Code: ELTC (International) Length of Program: One-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Certificate Starts: Sep (Closed)
Term 1 ELC-1274 Basic Electrical Installations I ELC-1726 Electrical Theory ELC-1732 Safety and Electrical Code I ENG-1173 Communications for Technology I ICS-1302 Fundamentals of Instrumentation I MTH-1084 Mathematics for Electrical Circuits - OR - MTH-1904 Mathematics I* Term 2 ELC-2155 Electrical Systems Applications ELE-1122 AutoCAD for Electrical Techniques ELC-2505 Electronic Devices and Applications ICS-2303 Fundamentals of Instrumentation II ELC-2764 Industrial Installation Practices GED-XXX3 General Education Elective

Lambton College's Electrical Techniques program utilizes applied learning combined with strong theoretical training to prepare students for a career in the extensive electrical field.

Working both in the classroom and in various lab and shop settings, students gain practical, hands-on experience in electrical fundamentals. In just eight months, students will be able to master the basic skills needed to help compete for employment as an electrical apprentice.

These skills go well beyond the minimum requirements to begin an electrical apprenticeship. After students earn their Electrical Techniques certificate, they can continue their education in related technology programs at Lambton College.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent, with:
Grade 12 English C or U
Grade 12 Mathematics C or U

Please Note: Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any Grade 12U mathematics is recommended; Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) minimum final grade is 60%. If the program is highly competitive, preference will be given to students having Grade 12 Mathematics for College Technology or any Grade 12U mathematics, as well as Physics C or U.

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For all other admission requirements applicants must complete the required course(s) as listed above. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates have the skills to work in a variety of residential construction settings including renovation projects. They will also have the required skills to work in a warehouse or wholesale business in the electrical field. Job titles include: general labourer, construction and maintenance electrician apprentice, industrial electrician apprentice, trade contractor assistant, electrical technician, network cabling, fire alarm technician, related mechanical trades, independent contractor, service technician and warehouse and wholesale sales.

Tuition Fees

Please visit the international tuition fee section for individual program fees. For more information regarding tuition, please contact international@lambtoncollege.ca or 519-542-7751 ext 3018.

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