Ontario College Certificate in Electrical Techniques
The Electrical Techniques program provides pathways into a variety of occupations or training in the electrical industry. Develop basic competencies in electricity, network cabling and electrical system installation.
The electrical field is growing in response to increased construction work in Ontario and other provinces. The 2-semester (30 week) Electrical Techniques program will provide you with the introductory and fundamental skills and knowledge to assist with the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment in residential, commercial and construction settings.
- The program provides several pathways into a variety of occupations and other college training programs in the electrical industry, including electronics, electrical mechanical and electrical apprenticeship.
- You will develop basic competencies in electricity, network cabling and electrical system installation.
- Related instruction in mathematics, prints and installations, safety and trade calculations is included to meet employers' qualifications.
Students in the Electrical Techniques Certificate program take the same courses as the first two semesters of the Electrical Engineering Technician diploma program. As a result, graduates of the Electrical Techniques program can enter into third semester of Electrical Engineering Technician (subject to enrolment capacity).
Minimum Admission Requirements
Students applying to Electrical Techniques must meet the following requirements:
- OSSD with majority of credits at the Workplace (E) level including Gr 12 (E)English plus Gr 11 C Math
OSSD with majority of courses at College (C ) or Open (O) unless otherwise stated.
Grade 12 C courses will be accepted where Gr 11 C course requirements are listed.
Where College level courses are listed, U and M courses will be accepted.
Two Gr 11 courses will be accepted in lieu of a Gr 12 course requirement.
If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.