Electrical

Provider: ​ North Island College
Location: ​North Island College - Campbell River
Program start date:
(24 weeks)
Semester 2 (Winter 2021)
Times:
​Monday - Friday
 
Cost to student: $1419 texts/labs  + gear ~ $200
Prerequisite(s):
  1. C+ in one of English 11, Composition 11, Creative Writing 11, Literary Studies 11, New Media 11, Spoken Language 11, English First Peoples Literary Studies & Writing 11, English First Peoples Literary Studies & New Media 11, English First Peoples Literary Studies & Spoken Language 11, Communications 12
  2. C+ in one of Principles of Math 11, Foundations of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 11
Recommended Shop Classes
(Electronics, Youth Explore Skills Course, Drafting, Woodwork, SD71 Construction Trades Sampler)
Grad Credits: ​24
​*No break over high school Spring Break*
 

PATHWAY TO THE PROGRAM
Below is a sample timetable showing a pathway and the required courses needed between Grade 10 - 12 so a student could get into the Electrical Program @ North Island College for Semester 2 of their Grade 12 year.

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

English 10

Math 10

CLE 10/Elective 10

Elective 10/Elective 10

English 11

Science 11 (Physics Preferred)
*Foundations 11 or Pre-calc 11

Elective 11 (CLE11*)

 

English 12

CLC/Capstone

*Grade 11 Academic?
*Socials 11 or 12

 

Socials 10

Science 10

PE10

Elective 10/Elective 10

Construction Trades Sampler
(Includes WorkPlace Math 11)

or

Other Electives/Courses

 

NIC Electrical Program

(Comox Valley Campus)

 

Counts as Grade 12 Electives

 

* Could be done in Grade 12

 
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS (From NIC website)

During the 24-week program, you will participate in enhanced Level 1 theoretical training, including lab work which enhances your learning of introductory electrical theory through the application of this new knowledge. You will learn how to correctly and safely use measuring instruments (meters), power supplies and other electrical equipment.

 

While learning about electrical theory, you will learn how to safely and correctly use common hand and power tools, supplies, electrical components and devices, equipment and specialty tools in a manner that a Year 1 apprentice is expected to know when working in residential and light commercial construction.

 

You will learn the interpretation of the latest edition of the Canadian Electrical Code and how these modern wiring techniques are being used in the residential and light commercial construction industries.

 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Employment opportunities for Construction and Electrician Red Seal tradespersons exist in residential; commercial and industrial electrical construction; electrical maintenance and service; industrial electrical and electronic process controls; HVAC systems maintenance and installation; marine electrical work; gas and electric utilities and others. 

 

Construction electricians install equipment and wiring in new housing, shopping centres, condominiums, townhouses, office buildings, schools, hospitals, factories, processing plants, mills, mines, manufacturing plants, sub stations, etc.

 

 
 
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District & NIC Applications, Form and Links

If you will complete any of the following applications digitally, make sure you download and save them to your computer first before completing.  You can use the Fill & Sign feature in Adobe Acrobat Reader to sign it.

District Application - Train In Trades (Can be done at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
Student Learning Plan - Trades (Can be started at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
ITA Youth Train In Trades Application Form (To completed once accepted to program) 
Sample NIC Train In Trades Application (see school's Careers Department for actual one)  
 
NIDES Registration (Only required if your program starts in Semester 2)
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Careers Contacts

GP Vanier
Kelley Giorganni: 250-338-2110
 
Mark R Isfeld
Randy James: 250-334-4628
 
Highland
Tracey McKinney: 250-339-3617
 
Glacier View
Dawn Stevens: 250-338-2752