Electrical Fundamentals - 063

Mohawk College Certificate
Courses in this program are delivered face-to-face. Offerings have been suspended until delivery can safely resume.
Student working with circuits

Get a thorough grounding in electrical fundamentals required in various maintenance occupations.

View courses available this term under Program of Studies.

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admission & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

Note: CSA approved safety shoes/boots and safety glasses/eyewear with side shields are mandatory for admittance to all shops and are the responsibility of the student.

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  • Applicants require Grade 12 diploma with a minimum of Grade 11 mathematics and physics, or equivalent.

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education - Technology and Skills.

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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Develop basic safety skills in wiring, service installation, code interpretation, print reading, and the principles of electricity in this theoretical and practical course. Apply residential electricity theory in hands-on lab activities.
Credits: 5
Course description: Continue to develop basic skills in wiring, service installation, code interpretation, conduit bending, electrical motor theory, print reading, electronic controls, and the principles of electricity started in Electricity 1-Residential. Examine electrical control devices, 3-phase motors and starters, and complex control system circuitry and schematic wiring diagrams. Apply commercial/light industrial electricity theory in hands-on lab activities.
Credits: 5
Prerequisites: ELECHV107
Course description: To develop basic mathematical skills and problem solving abilities and to prepare students for College Technology programs. Modules covered are Operations with Numbers, Basic and Intermediate Algebra, Equations, Graphing and Systems of Equations and Percents, Trigonometry, Unit Conversions, and Geometry and Mensuration.
Credits: 5

The list of scheduled course offerings for this program is below. Please note that all offerings are subject to change. Not every course is offered every semester, so please consider this schedule when planning your academic path.

Course Code Course Name Fall
(Sep to Dec)
(Jan to Apr)
(May to Aug)
ELECHV107 Electricity 1 - Residential




ELECHV200 Electricity 2 - Commercial/Light Industrial




MATHMA002 Preparatory Mathematics (Technology) Math Learning Centre Math Learning Centre Math Learning Centre
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