Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship

Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship

Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

     Basic – eight weeks
     Intermediate and Advanced – ten weeks

Contact your local Apprenticeship Branch Office of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) for start dates.


Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship

Contact Information

Program assistant
416.675.6622 ext. 78038


The 2015/2016 fee for this program was
– basic $450
– intermediate $550
– advanced $550.
Fees are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

This apprenticeship is regulated by the Ontario College of Trades. You and your employer are required to register through your local Apprenticeship Branch Office of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).

Several government services, such as Job Connect or your local Employment Ontario office, can help you get started in the more than 150 skilled trades that can be learned through apprenticeship training.

For more information and job listings, visit

You will be scheduled for the in-school portion of training by MTCU. Apprentices who have been scheduled for the in-school training will be sent an Offer of Classroom Training letter from the MTCU.


Recommended Preparation
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
• Grade 12 C or U English or equivalent
• Grade 12 C Mathematics
• Science

For Peel Region, please contact:
MTCU – Apprenticeship Branch
The Emerald Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Suite 404
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
905.279.7333 or 800.736.7332

Our Program

In Humber’s Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship program, you will learn technical theory and skills in the three levels of in-school training allocated toward your electrician apprenticeship. You will learn to perform a wide range of tasks including lay out, assemble, install, repair, maintain, connect or test electrical fixtures, apparatus, control equipment and wiring for electrical systems; plan installations from blueprints, sketches and specifications and install all electronic devices; systematically diagnose faults in electrical and electronic systems and equipment, and repair or replace electrical and electronic components; measure, cut, thread, bend, assemble and install conduits and other electrical conductor enclosures; splice and terminate electrical conductors, and test electrical and electronic equipment for proper function; program and troubleshoot PLC and fire alarm systems.

List of Courses

Your Career

The industrial electrician powers, controls and maintains Ontario’s factories, plants and industries. Knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies is paramount in keeping our province on the leading edge. Apply your technical know-how in an industrial or plant setting, assembling, testing, installing and maintaining electrical and electronic components and systems.

Work Placement

Apprentices in the Electrician: Industrial Apprenticeship program serve a 9,000-hour apprenticeship with 840 hours allocated to three levels of in-school training.

Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition

Apprentices completing the required in-school training are issued Certificates of Apprenticeship from Humber College. Upon successful completion of in-school and on-the-job training, apprentices write the Ontario Certificate of Qualification trade exam.


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