Today's electricians work with cutting edge technology such as programmable logic controls (PLC), sophisticated fire alarm systems, robotics, and assisting in setting up "smart house" systems--where everything in a house can be programmed for the needs of the homeowner. Electricians play a critical role, providing access to electricity for homeowners, businesses, and industries.
In Fleming's Electrician -- Construction and Maintenance 309A Apprenticeship program, you will develop trade related skills including:
You'll learn these skills and more through your schooling and ongoing work with your employer.
The instructors for Fleming's Electrician Apprentice program are dedicated and fully-qualified tradespeople. That means you will be learning from people who have worked or continue to work in the trade. Your theoretical classes are supplemented by hands-on training. Your instructors will be there to answer your questions and troubleshoot, and to facilitate your learning. Fleming has an excellent reputation in the trade and with trade unions for producing well-qualified technicians.
The Pre Certificate of Qualification Exam Preparation Course is now embedded into the Advanced-Level 3 program.
Success as an electrician starts with your interest in how things work, and learning how you can provide customers with safe, helpful means to access power and electricity. Besides this key interest, it is helpful if you have, or are willing to develop the following skills:
We'll help you to graduate as a fully qualified, competent electrician--and prepare you for trade exams.
As an electrician working for an industrial or institutional company, you will likely have your hours and duties laid out for you with the benefit of job security in this type of position. If you choose to work independently, or as part of a group providing electrical or related services, you will be able to decide which projects you want to pursue, when you want to work, and set your own prices. Regardless of where or how you choose to work and pursue your career, there are many opportunities out there. If you are willing to relocate or travel for work, your opportunities are even greater.