Certificate of Successful Completion in Electrician - Construction & Maintenance Apprentice (Advanced - Level 3)
Today's electricians are working with cutting edge technology such as programmable logic controls (PLC), sophisticated fire alarm systems, robotics in industry, 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 homeowners, businesses, and industries with the means to access electricity. They are also ensuring people's safety while providing a higher quality of life.
Important program information for the 2021/2022 academic year
The chart below indicates the status of delivery for this program in upcoming academic terms. Please note that program delivery is subject to change based on government and public health requirements and the college's admissions policies.
On Campus Date
On Campus Reqs
Note: This is an apprenticehsip program. You cannot apply to this program through ontariocolleges.ca. Eligibility to attend this program is determined by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. You must be a registered apprentice with the Ministry which includes being sponsored by an eligible employer. The Ministry specifies all the eligibility requirements and extends offers to attend this program only to eligible students. For more information on Apprenticeship in Ontario see Start an apprenticeship | Ontario.ca
In Fleming's Electrician -- Construction and Maintenance 309A Apprenticeship program, you will develop trade related skills including:
- project electrical layout
- system installations
- repair and maintenance
- connecting and testing of electrical devices, apparatus, control equipment, and wiring
- how to work with alarm, communication, lighting, heating, and power and control systems
- the use of computer-based control systems and motion control
You'll learn these skills and more through your schooling and ongoing work with your employer.
Why Choose Fleming
The instructors for Fleming's Electrician Apprentice program are dedicated and fully-qualified tradespeople. That means you will be learning from people who have "been there", 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 imbedded into the Advanced-Level 3 program. We also offer this course to students through our Continuing Education department.
Is this You?
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:
- attention to detail and dedication to quality
- a strong customer service ethic
- excellent problem solving ability
- willingness to learn on the job/continuous learning
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 probably have your hours and duties laid out for you. And there's a real sense 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 plenty of opportunities out there. If you are willing to relocate or travel for work, your opportunities will be even greater.
Minimum Admission Requirements
- OSSD or equivalent
PC / Windows
- Operating System:Windows 10
- Processor:Core i5 - 1.6Ghz minimum
- Memory:8GB minimum
- Hard Disk:160GB minimum
Internet Connection: 2.5 Mbps Download and 3.0 Mbps Upload (minimum)
Students are required to have their own computer, internet access, webcam and microphone.
Classroom Registration Fee
The Classroom Registration Fee is set by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development and is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the Classroom Registration Fee chart below.
|AEA - Electrician Apprentice Advanced Fees||$550.00|
The fees above are for the current academic year for domestic students. Please note that the fees reflect the Health Plan and Integrated Transportation (Sutherland Programs only) charges for the fall entry point. These charges are applied up front and provide service coverage for a full year September to August. The charges for the winter and spring terms are as follows:
|Health Plan||Integrated Transportation||Coverage|
|Winter||$180.50||$255.50||January to August|
|Spring||$129.50||$142.35||May to August|
This program is funded in part by the Government of Ontario