Construction Electrician – Level 1
An Electrician is designated as a Construction Electrician under the Inter-Provincial Red Seal program. This ITA-BC Approved modular program provides opportunities for Electrical Apprentice’s to gain employable lifetime skills, and provides employers with a highly trained and experienced workforce, while strengthening British Columbia’s economy.
Electricians work in a wide variety of buildings and facilities. Since electricity is used for a variety of purposes including climate control, security, and communications, Electricians need to be proficient in many applications of electricity. There are three main settings in which Electricians typically work; Construction, Industrial and Institutional.
Electricians have many different responsibilities and tasks that they must carry out in their daily work. They assemble, install, alter, test, and maintain electrical systems designed to provide heat, light, power, control, signal, and fire alarms for all types of buildings and premises.
They ensure that all electrical connections are safe and meet the Canadian Electrical Code requirements. This program gives the student the necessary skills to be competitive in all environments.
Level 1 is the first year theoretical and hands-on training component of the four-year program. Upon successful completion of the Certificate requirements students will receive certification as a second year apprentice.
Included in the Level 1 program the student will learn basic DC theory, safety procedures, rudimentary motor control, introduction to electronics and the Canadian Electrical Code.
Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessment. Students must be a sponsored apprentice registered with ITA prior to starting the program and writing the ITA-BC Certification Exam.
Total Program Hours: 300 Hours
Full-time Program Length: 8 Weeks (1.9 Months)
Construction Electrician Apprentice, Maintenance Electrician, Institutional Electrician, Residential Electrician, Commercial Electrician, Marine Electrician, Entertainment Industry Electrician, Manufacturing Electrician
Program may not be available at all campuses. Program content is subject to change.
Learning Guide A6
Analytical Troubleshooting Techniques
Learning Guide B1
Learning Guide B2
WCB Standards and Regulations
Learning Guide B3
Apply Safe Work Practices
Learning Guide B4
Learning Guide B5
Daily Safety Plan
Learning Guide C6
Safe Rigging Techniques
Learning Guide D1
Electrical Circuit Concepts – Part 1
Learning Guide D2
Analyze DC Circuits
Learning Guide D3
Principles of Electromagnetism
Learning Guide D6
Electronic Circuits – Part 1
Learning Guide E2
Learning Guide F1
Learning Guide F2
Construction Drawings and Specifications
Learning Guide F3
Manuals and Manufacturer’s Instructions
Learning Guide F4
Plan Time and Materials
Learning Guide H1
Install Service Equipment
Learning Guide J1
Manual Motor Controls
Learning Guide J2
Magnetic Motor Controls – Part 1