About this Program

  • Length:37 Weeks Full-Time
  • Class Location:Welland Campus
  • Starts In:April 2017
  • Credential:Certificate of Achievement
  • School:School of Trades
  • Pre-Apprenticeship


Term one (2017 Winter)
Code Course Name Credits
ENSD1090 Pre-Apprenticeship Communications - ACE 0
MASD1091 Pre-Apprenticeship Core Mathematics - ACE 0
MASD1092 Pre-Apprenticeship Technical Mathematics - ACE 0
STDV1093 Pre-Apprenticeship Self Management and Self Direction 0
CPLN1009 Job Readiness 0
TECH1151 Health and Safety 3
ELEC1006 Basic Electrial Installation Fundamentals 0
WELD1018 Pre-Apprenticeship Introduction to Welding Processes 3
Term two (2017 Spring)
Code Course Name Credits
APPR1380 Canadian Electrical Code I 2
APPR1381 Prints I 2
APPR1382 Electrical Theory I 4
APPR1383 Installation Methods I 3
APPR1384 Instrumentation I 2
APPR1385 Electronics I 3
Term three (2017 Fall)
Code Course Name Credits
PRAC1010 Work Placement 0

Admission Requirements

  • Attendance at a mandatory information session.
  • Application and follow-up appointment.
  • Complete an Assessment of Essential Skills.

Program components include:

  • Academic Upgrading (Grade 12 equivalency for trade requirement)
  • Trade Preparation and Job Readiness Courses
  • Level 1 in-school Apprenticeship Training for Electrician – Construction and Maintenance
  • Work Placement
Level 2 In-School TrainingEvening Classes

After successful completion of the Pre-Apprenticeship Program and once an apprenticeship agreement has been reached, Level 2 In-School Training is available through Evening Classes.

With this pre-apprenticeship you could be a...

  • Control Technician
  • Data Communications
  • Electronics Specialist
  • Certified Fibre Optics Specialist
  • Certified Fire Alarm Specialist
  • Instrument Fitter
  • Low Voltage Repair Work
  • Residential Electrical Installer