In Humber’s Electrician: Construction and Maintenance Apprenticeship program, you’ll learn valuable, practical skills including laying out, assembling, installing, repairing, maintaining, connecting and testing electrical systems; planning installations from blueprints, sketches and specifications and installing all electrical and electronic devices; systematically diagnosing faults in electrical and electronic components; measuring, cutting, threading, bending, assembling and installing conduits and other electrical conductor enclosures; splicing and terminating electrical conductors; and testing electrical and electronic equipment for proper function.Courses
As an apprentice, you’ll either attend day-release schooling (one day per week from August to May for all three levels) or block-release (eight-week basic level, 10-week intermediate level, and 10-week advanced level). Apprentices serve a 9,000-hour apprenticeship with 840 hours allocated to in-school training.
The Bunkie has a new home. Randy Duran filmed the delivery of the Humber bunkie that was auctioned off in support of student awards and scholarships. Created by Humber students in the Interior Decorating, Home Renovation and Electrical programs, the bunkie was part of the Skills Ontario display before being auctioned off. Watch the video.
Craig Trineer holds a Masters Degree from Central Michigan University in Adult Education having, an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Concordia University in Montreal, and a Construction and Maintenance Electricians License. He came to Humber in 2001 after working for a number of years in the oil industry as an Electrician and then as The Senior Training Coordinator of a refinery.
Craig is a co-author of two text books that are widely used in the post-secondary Electrical fields across Canada, Craig uses a blend of humour and a convivial approach to integrate the formal and informal aspects of his students education and experience.
The Electrical Apprenticeship Gallery in Humber's Centre for Trades and Technology located on Carrier Drive is the new home for Electrician Construction and Maintenance Apprenticeship program.
According to Service Canada, construction is a growth industry in Canada, currently employing more than 1.2 million men and women. Over the next few years, economic growth is expected to boost employment in most construction sectors, and as the construction industry – both residential and commercial – continues to grow, qualified electricians will increasingly be in demand, giving you a wide range of opportunities to choose from.
Apprentices completing the required in-school training are issued a Certificate of Apprenticeship from Humber College. Upon successful completion of in-school and on-the-job training, apprentices may write the Ontario Certificate of Qualification trade exam.
Additional requirements may apply.
Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 new jobs in Ontario are in the trades?
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