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INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICIAN

PROGRAM DETAILS

TYPE:Diploma
TIME:Morning or Afternoon
DURATION:32 Weeks
FIELD PLACEMENT:Available
CAMPUSES:Specific ( INQUIRE )
NOC Code:7242
PROGRAM OUTLINEIndustrial Electrician Program Outline NB

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Do you have in interest in working with your hands on complex electrical equipment? The Industrial Electrician Diploma program at Eastern College is an extremely practical approach to learning the extensive skills required for success in the electrical trades. Under your careful monitoring, motors, generators, pumps, lighting systems, and associated controls must be installed, tested, inspected, and serviced to support critical commercial and industrial operations.

Training is evenly divided between classroom theory and shop application, giving you practical hands-on experience before you ever set foot on a job site. Graduates may use this training as a credit towards apprenticeship, for a head start on your electrician career path. Graduates will be eligible to complete the Apprentice Level I Exam.

STUDENTS RECEIVE

  • 160-hour work placement
  • Graduates may qualify for credit towards their apprenticeship
  • Hands-on, practical training

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Industrial Electrician program will qualify grads to pursue positions in Residential, Commercial and Industrial Construction, Oil and Gas Fields, Alarm Installation, Public Utilities, Pulp and Paper Industry and Power Generation.

FACT

Within the next five years in Canada, the job market growth for Industrial Electrician is 5%.
"Canada’s Best Jobs 2014: Top 10 Jobs in Skilled Trades." Canadian Business Your Source For Business News. N.p., 03 July 2014. Web.

EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY HIRED EASTERN GRADS

  • Home Depot Electrical Department
  • A& A Appliance Repair
  • CFM Services
  • Orr Electrical and Alarm
  • Flynn Electrical
  • CN Rail
  • JPC Christopher Electric LTD

CERTIFICATIONS

Industrial Electrician is an apprenticeship trade in New Brunswick and compulsory under the Electrical Inspection Act. This means that people working in the trade are required to be registered apprentices or holders of a Certificate of Qualification (CQ) in the Industrial Electrician trade.

Graduates of this program may qualify for credit toward their apprenticeship upon registering as an apprentice with their trade employer and Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification, Government of New Brunswick.

Graduates may also be eligible to challenge the apprenticeship level one exam and upon successful completion of that exam and meeting the on the job time requirements for their trade will become second year apprentices.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

• High School Diploma or
• Mature student status or
• Adult High School Diploma or
• High School Equivalency (GED)

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