About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:1 Year
Code:0758

Program Highlights

  • Pathway into an Electrician Apprenticeship
  • Modern equipment and spacious facilities allow for optimal learning.
  • Students receive practical, hands-on lab experience.
  • Program is taught by highly experienced and supportive faculty and features small class sizes where students receive individual attention from professors.
  • Graduates have diverse career options, and the demand for graduates is high in Niagara and throughout Ontario.

Career Opportunities

  • Electrical construction and maintenance
  • Fire alarm technician
  • Independent contractor
  • Industrial electrician apprenticeship
  • Network cabling
  • Power line technician
  • Related mechanical trades
  • Service technician

Employers indicate that over 17% of the 75,000 existing workforce will be eligible for retirement in the next five years, and 37% of the workforce will be eligible by 2014. Based on retirement estimates, the sector will need 9,000 people in technical positions in the next five years. (…)

The Canadian Electricity Association

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Certificate
#0758 - 1 Year Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Closed
September 2016Open
January 2017Open
May 2017Open
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