Electrical Techniques Program (T167)

2020-20212021-2022

Compare up to 3 programs

Overview

Program Overview

This program focuses on building a working knowledge of electricity and electronics in relation to residential and commercial applications. Students will develop skills and competencies in electrical theory, network cabling, electrical system installation and electrical workplace safety.

Full Description

The program covers installation, testing, maintenance, analysis and troubleshooting of specified electrical circuits, equipment and systems under the supervision of a qualified person. Throughout the program, students will learn to apply health and safety standards to their work, and perform tasks in accordance with the standards of the Canadian Electrical Code.

Graduates will receive a post-secondary certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings including other related documents and graphics.
  2. Analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  3. Use and maintain test and instrumentation equipment.
  4. Assemble basic electrical circuits and equipment to fulfill requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  5. Assist in the installation and troubleshooting of basic electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  6. Assist in testing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic circuits, equipment, and systems by using established procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  7. Assist in the troubleshooting of control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  8. Use computer skills and tools to solve basic electrical related problems.
  9. Assist in conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  10. Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records and documentation systems.
  11. Install and assist in testing telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  12. Apply health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
  13. Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations, and ethical principles.
  14. Apply basic electrical cabling requirements and install and test system grounding for a specified number of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  15. Identify problems and troubleshoot electrical systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  16. Assist in the selection of electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfill the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.

Courses

Required Courses

Printable Curriculum Planner 

SEMESTER 1

semester courses
Code Course Name
ELCL1047 Residential Prints and Electrical Safety Code 1
ELCL1048 Electrical Installation Methods 1
ELCL1049 Electrical Theory 1
ELCL1050 Instrumentation 1
ELCL1051 Electrical and Workplace Safety
COMM1007 College English

SEMESTER 2

semester courses
Code Course Name
ELCL1057 Residential Prints and Electrical Safety Code 2
ELCL1058 Electrical Installation Methods 2
ELCL1059 Electrical Theory 2
ELCL1060 Instrumentation 2
ELCL1061 Electronics
GNED General Education Elective

General Education Electives

Career & Postgraduate Study Opportunities

Your Career

Graduates of the program bring a wide range of skills to future employers. This program increases your marketability and knowledge of the electrical industry. You may also be interested in continuing on to a two-year or three-year program at George Brown College.

Industry

The construction industry is one of the country’s largest employers, and skilled trades workers are among the highest paid and most in demand in Canada.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition

$ 4,929.00 *
Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in fall 2019. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2020 and at later dates.

International students: Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information. 

Financial Assistance

This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College fee requirements.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U)

** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)

Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English and Math, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English and Math.

Please note that George Brown is committed to ensuring that applicants will succeed in their program of choice and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants may be required to have grades higher than the minimum requirements stated.

Course Exemptions

College or university credits may qualify you for course exemptions. Please visit georgebrown.ca/transferguide for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information regarding country specific admission requirements.  

How to Apply

Domestic students should apply through Ontario Colleges

International Students

Visit the How to Apply page for more information on how and when to apply. 

International students should apply through the George Brown College Online Application System.

Contact Us

School of Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 6711

Email: skilledtrades@georgebrown.ca

Room: Casa Loma Campus, Room E308

For more information about George Brown College, you may also call the Contact Centre at 416-415-2000 (TTY 1-877-515-5559) or long distance 1-800-265-2002.

International Students

Contact one of our international recruitment representatives specializing by country of origin by either booking a virtual meeting or submitting an inquiry. For more information visit the International Contact Us page

Visit Our Campus

Do you have questions about this program or your career options? Join us for an on-campus Information Session. You'll have the opportunity to meet our friendly instructors and staff, ask questions and experience what it's like to be in a George Brown College classroom.

Sign up for an Information Session.

Sign up and learn more about your options, our programs, and life at George Brown.

Electrical Techniques Program (T167)

2020-20212021-2022

Compare up to 3 programs

Overview

Program Overview
This program focuses on building a working knowledge of electricity and electronics in relation to residential and commercial applications. Students will develop skills and competencies in electrical theory, network cabling, electrical system installation and electrical workplace safety.

Full Description

The program covers installation, testing, maintenance, analysis and troubleshooting of specified electrical circuits, equipment and systems under the supervision of a qualified person. Throughout the program, students will learn to apply health and safety standards to their work, and perform tasks in accordance with the standards of the Canadian Electrical Code.

Graduates will receive a post-secondary certificate.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Assist in the interpretation and preparation of electrical drawings including other related documents and graphics.
  2. Analyze and solve simple technical problems related to basic electrical systems by applying mathematics and science principles.
  3. Use and maintain test and instrumentation equipment.
  4. Assemble basic electrical circuits and equipment to fulfill requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  5. Assist in the installation and troubleshooting of basic electrical machines and associated control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  6. Assist in testing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic circuits, equipment, and systems by using established procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  7. Assist in the troubleshooting of control systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  8. Use computer skills and tools to solve basic electrical related problems.
  9. Assist in conducting quality assurance procedures under the supervision of a qualified person.
  10. Assist in the preparation and maintenance of records and documentation systems.
  11. Install and assist in testing telecommunication systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  12. Apply health and safety standards and best practices to workplaces.
  13. Perform tasks in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures, standards, regulations, and ethical principles.
  14. Apply basic electrical cabling requirements and install and test system grounding for a specified number of applications under the supervision of a qualified person.
  15. Identify problems and troubleshoot electrical systems under the supervision of a qualified person.
  16. Assist in the selection of electrical equipment, systems and components to fulfill the requirements and specifications under the supervision of a qualified person.

Courses

Required Courses

Printable Curriculum Planner 

SEMESTER 1

semester courses
Code Course Name
ELCL1047 Residential Prints and Electrical Safety Code 1
ELCL1048 Electrical Installation Methods 1
ELCL1049 Electrical Theory 1
ELCL1050 Instrumentation 1
ELCL1051 Electrical and Workplace Safety
COMM1007 College English

SEMESTER 2

semester courses
Code Course Name
ELCL1057 Residential Prints and Electrical Safety Code 2
ELCL1058 Electrical Installation Methods 2
ELCL1059 Electrical Theory 2
ELCL1060 Instrumentation 2
ELCL1061 Electronics
GNED General Education Elective

Detailed course outlines

General Education Electives

Career & Postgraduate Study Opportunities

Your Career

Graduates of the program bring a wide range of skills to future employers. This program increases your marketability and knowledge of the electrical industry. You may also be interested in continuing on to a two-year or three-year program at George Brown College.

Industry

The construction industry is one of the country’s largest employers, and skilled trades workers are among the highest paid and most in demand in Canada.

Tuition and Fees

Domestic Tuition

$ 5,338.00 *
Additional Costs

* Amounts listed are the total of tuition, materials, student service and ancillary fees for the first two semesters of programs starting in fall 2018. Fees are subject to change for programs starting in fall 2019 and at later dates.

International students: Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Fees and Related Costs page for more information. 

Financial Assistance

This program is approved for OSAP funding, provided the applicant meets OSAP eligibility criteria.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice. It should not be viewed as a representation, offer or warranty. Students are responsible for verifying George Brown College fee requirements.

How to Qualify and Apply

Admission Requirements

Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses, and any other selection criteria outlined below.

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 Math (M or U) or Grade 12 (C or U)

** Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and no OSSD)

Mature Students may take the Admissions Assessment for English and Math, OR may consider upgrading to achieve the credit(s) needed in English and Math.

Please note that George Brown is committed to ensuring that applicants will succeed in their program of choice and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. Applicants may be required to have grades higher than the minimum requirements stated.

Course Exemptions

College or university credits may qualify you for course exemptions. Please visit georgebrown.ca/transferguide for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information.

International Students

Visit the International Admissions page for more information regarding country specific admission requirements.  

How to Apply

Apply To

Domestic students should apply through Ontario Colleges

International Students

Visit the How to Apply page for more information on how and when to apply. 

International students should apply through the George Brown College Online Application System.

Contact Us

School of Apprenticeship and Skilled Trades

Phone: 416-415-5000, ext. 6711

Email: skilledtrades@georgebrown.ca

Room: Casa Loma Campus, Room E308

For more information about George Brown College, you may also call the Contact Centre at 416-415-2000 (TTY 1-877-515-5559) or long distance 1-800-265-2002.

International Students

Contact one of our international recruitment representatives specializing by country of origin by either booking a virtual meeting or submitting an inquiry. For more information visit the International Contact Us page

Visit Our Campus

Do you have questions about this program or your career options? Join us for an on-campus Information Session. You'll have the opportunity to meet our friendly instructors and staff, ask questions and experience what it's like to be in a George Brown College classroom.

Sign up for an Information Session.

Sign up and learn more about your options, our programs, and life at George Brown.