The Foundational Electrician Pre-Apprenticeship training program has been designed for individuals to train and learn about the trade of electrician. The program is foundational with a pre-apprenticeship component.
The objective of the program is to provide you with the essential and fundamental trades skills to be an Electrician’s helper, which in turn will help you pursue employment in the industry.
When you are finished this apprenticeship training, you will have acquired the skills and certification which will allow you to work towards becoming a qualified and trained electrician.
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|Program length:||24 Weeks Full-Time training|
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This course covers the following:
- Academic Upgrading which includes:
- English and Communication Skills
- Math and Science Fundamentals
- Pre-Apprentice Carpentry Theory
- Applied Skills Development Training/ SAIT Pre-Apprenticeship Hands-On Training:
- Demonstrate knowledge of safety regulations and industry policies.
- Demonstrate an understanding of worksite safety practices on residential and commercial job sites.
- Demonstrate awareness of safe work practices, and explain their personal safety responsibilities in keeping workplaces safe.
- Identify common tools used in the electrical trade and describe their applications.
- Demonstrate safe use of basic hand and power tools used in the electrical trade.
- Interpret and apply the information in basic drawings to complete a project.
- Extract relevant information from basic drawings and designs.
- Identify and interpret commonly used electrical symbols, abbreviations, and terms.
- Demonstrate knowledge of current, voltage, and resistance, conductors, circuits, and distribution systems.
- Demonstrate the ability to do basic wiring techniques using the correct tools and materials.
- Understand series/parallel circuit fundamentals.
- Describe voltage, current, and resistance.
- Application of circuit fundamentals.
- Design and installation of single-pole and three-way switching circuits in a residential setting.
- Design, installation, and energization of residential receptacle and lighting circuits.
- Installing residential wiring and termination of devices.
- Demonstrate knowledge of residential Canadian Electrical Code rules.
- Basic Computer Skills
- Safety Training
- Standard First Aid Training
- WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems) 2015
- H2S Alive
- Construction Safety Training System CSTS-09
- Confined Space Entry
- Fall Protection
- Transportation of Dangerous Goods
- Employment Preparation:
- Communication, workplace integration and employment preparation
- Occupational English & communication
- Life & work management skills
- Occupational health & safety
- General employment preparation
- Work Experience with the Industry