Electronics Technician Core

Provider:​ ​Delivered at North Island College​
Location: ​Campbell River
Program start date:
(1 Year)
September Only
Times: ​​Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm​

Cost to student: approximately $2105
  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, Applications of Math 12, Foundations of Math 11, Pre-Calculus 11
  3. Physics 11 and Math 12 are strongly recommended
Grad Credits: 28 credits 
* No break over high school Spring Break*


The Electronics Technician Core gives students the fundamentals of industrial electronics and automation including work with robotics and microprocessors, along with electrical fundamentals includin

g the Canadian Electrical Code.

The program includes 700 hours of lab time in NIC’s state-of-the-art industrial automation facilities, which includes small and large robotic arms, 3D printers and high precision computer-controlled tools.


Past graduates work at companies such as;

Accel Systems, Andritz, BCI Technologies, CAE, Confirmed Automation, ESC Automation, GE, Global Container Terminals, Inukton, Labatt Breweries, Livewire, National Energy Equipment, Pentair, RadioWorks, Royal Canadian Navy, Saputo, Schweitzer Engineering, Seamor Marine, Spartan Controls, Steinsvik, Telus, Terratek Energy, Trican, Tundra solutions, VanRX, Western Forest Products, Westshore Terminals, Weyerhauser


District & NIC Applications, Form and Links
ITA Youth Train In Trades Application - needed once accepted to the Trades program
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
Tracey McKinney: 250-339-3617
Glacier View
Dawn Stevens: 250-338-2752