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Becoming a Level 3 Electrical Apprentice is one of the last steps required to become an Electrician in British Columbia. This program will let you complete it in only 10 weeks!
An Electrician is designated as a Construction Electrician under the Inter-Provincial Red Seal program. This SkilledTradesBC Approved modular program provides opportunities for Electrical Apprentices to gain employable lifetime skills and provides employers with a highly trained and experienced workforce while strengthening British Columbia’s economy.
Electricians work in a wide variety of buildings and facilities. Since electricity is used for a variety of purposes including climate control, security, and communications, Electricians need to be proficient in many applications of electricity. There are three main settings in which Electricians typically work; Construction, Industrial and Institutional.
Electricians have many different responsibilities and tasks that they must carry out in their daily work. They assemble, install, alter, test, and maintain electrical systems designed to provide heat, light, power, control, signal, and fire alarms for all types of buildings and premises.
They ensure that all electrical connections are safe and meet the Canadian Electrical Code requirements. This program gives the student the necessary skills to be competitive in all environments.
The Level 3 Electrical Apprentice program is the third-year theoretical and hands-on training component of the four-year program. Upon successful completion of the Certificate requirements, students will receive certification as a fourth-year apprentice.
Included in the Level 3 program the student will learn three-phase AC theory, digital electronics, AC/DC motor theory and the Canadian Electrical Code. The designated SkilledTradesBC funding is only applicable for registered active sponsored apprentices.
Level 3 Electrical Apprentice Learning Objectives
Upon completion of Level 3, learners will be able to do the following:
Solve problems using Technical mathematics
Use Electrical Circuit Concepts
Analyze Three-Phase AC Circuits
Analyze Electronic Circuits
Use of Three-Phase testing equipment
Apply the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) regulations and standards
Analyze D.C. Generators and Motors
Analyze Single-Phase Alternators and Motors
Analyze Three-Phase Alternators and Motors
Understand Three-Phase Distribution Centres
Install magnetic and electronic motor controls
Install Three-Phase Transformers
Why Study At Sprott Shaw?
Lifetime access to dedicated Employment Services Specialists (ESS) who can help you with resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, and the overall job search after graduation
Lifetime tuition-free access to course refreshers if you ever need to retrain and update your skills
Practicum opportunities with recognized organizations across BC
Multiple start dates so you can start your education when you want to without the wait
Career and professional development success courses to help create a career development marketing plan, learn the cardinal rules of professionalism, and identify the target markets and employment resources in the counselling field
Preparation and orientation courses to teach you how to find credible research, write papers, create proper citation formats including APA, and study effectively for exams
All-inclusive program costs where what you see is what you pay. Our costs include registration fees, assessment fees, tuition, textbooks, supplies, course materials, uniforms, certificates, graduation fees, practicum fees, and much more
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