Consider a challenging career in a diverse field that is growing
due to technological changes!
|Electricians work with a wide variety of tools, experience many different types of job sites, and work closely with many other tradespeople. They inspect and test highly sensitive electrical and electronic systems; troubleshoot, repair and service electrical equipment such as motors, generators, pumps, heavy duty machines, illumination systems, environmental regulating systems, communication systems; and interpret drawings, circuit diagrams and electrical code specifications.
The September 5, 2018 program intake has been waitlisted. Okanagan College allows you to apply for up to 3 programs per application session. We encourage you to apply to multiple intakes of this program to better your chances of a seat offer. To check the status of your application(s), please log onto your myokanagan account.
Program Details: 24 weeks (6 months)
Kelowna - 7:30 am - 3:45 pm Tuesday - Friday
Other locations: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Outcomes: Graduates of this program receive credit for Level 1 apprenticeship technical training and may also be granted practical credit by the Industry Training Authority.
Employment Opportunities: Electricians find employment in the construction and industrial maintenance sectors with opportunities in specialized areas such as the movie and aircraft industries. Many electricians progress on to supervisory roles, estimating and into electrical sales working for Contractors, Construction Firms, Maintenance Departments, industrial Facilities, Hospitals and School Boards.
Locations: Kelowna, Vernon, Salmon Arm
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