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Electrician: Construction and Maintenance Apprenticeship

Credential: Certificate of Apprenticeship Program Code: 06301 Length: 8 & 10 weeks

Programs Starting Between:

Apprenticeship Registration

If you have recently received an Offer of Classroom Training, issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), you are required to register into one of the apprenticeship classes listed below.

Note: If you have not received an Offer of Classroom Training or are not yet a registered apprentice you are not eligible to register. For information about becoming an apprentice, contact The Centre for Trades and Technology at

Our Program

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.


Work Placement

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 Humber Experience

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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.

The Humber Advantage

Faculty Spotlight

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.

Facilities & Equipment

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.

Your Career

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.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

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. 

Additional requirements and/or costs 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.

Ontario Allocates $36 Million to Help Apprentices

Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 new jobs in Ontario are in the trades?

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