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Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship

Credential: Apprenticeship Certificate Program Code: 06621 Length: 8 & 10 weeks

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Our Program

In Humber’s Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship program, you will learn technical theory and skills in the three levels of in-school training allocated toward your electrician apprenticeship. You will learn to perform a wide range of tasks including lay out, assemble, install, repair, maintain, connect or test electrical fixtures, apparatus, control equipment and wiring for electrical systems; plan installations from blueprints, sketches and specifications and install all electronic devices; systematically diagnose faults in electrical and electronic systems and equipment and repair or replace electrical and electronic components; measure, cut, thread, bend, assemble and install conduits and other electrical conductor enclosures; splice and terminate electrical conductors; test electrical and electronic equipment for proper function; and program and troubleshoot PLC and fire alarm systems.


Work Placement

Apprentices in the Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship program serve a 9,000-hour apprenticeship with 840 hours allocated to three levels of in-school training.

Your Career

The industrial electrician powers, controls and maintains Ontario’s factories, plants and industries. Knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies is paramount in keeping our province on the leading edge. Apply your technical know-how in an industrial or plant setting, assembling, testing, installing and maintaining electrical and electronic components and systems.

Professional Accreditations

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. 

How to Become an Apprentice

  1. Find an employer who is willing to train you in the field you want to apprentice in. Humber College does not find an employer for you.

  2. Once you find a company that will take you on as an apprentice you must contact The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities who will come to your place of employment and register you as an apprentice.

  3. Sign a contract of apprenticeship or training agreement with your employer and Training Consultant from the Apprenticeship Board of the Ontario government.

  4. Complete on the job training and the required working hours.

  5. Complete in-school training arranged by your Training Consultant at your assigned community college.

  6. Challenge and pass the trade certification exam and receive a grade of at least 70%.

  7. Receive your Certificate of Qualifications and journeyperson status.

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