Electrical Foundations

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Diploma Information

The Electrical Foundations diploma program includes Level 1, which is the first year theoretical and hands-on training component of the four-year apprenticeship program.  Successfully completing the diploma requirements earns students certification and a total of 350 hours towards their apprenticeship.

Electricians various responsibilities include assembly, installation, alteration, testing and maintaining electrical systems that provide heat, light, power, control, signal, and fire alarms and ensure that all electrical connections are safe and meet the Canadian Electrical Code requirements.

The ITA-BC approved modular Electrical Foundation program at Sprott Shaw College provides students with the tools necessary to be successful throughout their training and career. Students will:

  • Learn to maintain and use hand tools and power tools safely
  • Learn Basic DC theory
  • Learn about safety procedures
  • Learn about rudimentary motor control
  • Be introduced to electronics and the Canadian Electrical Code.
  • Be provided with a substantial mathematics overview to ensure success in the program

The Electrical Foundations Program includes a 6-week Practicum. Practicum placements are subject to availability (may be in various areas).

The Electrical Foundations Program is available at

  • Sprott Shaw College – School of Trades (3216 Beta Ave, Burnaby, BC)

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