Industrial Electrician - 442A

Mohawk College Certificate
This apprenticeship program covers the required in-class training for the Industrial Electrician trade.
Overview

Program Highlights

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  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
  • In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
  • You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance

What you'll learn

  • How to install, maintain and repair highly sophisticated electrical equipment in an industrial setting.

  • Explore principles and applications of instrumentation control systems; programmable controllers; electronics; schematics and blueprint interpretation; safety and circuit; and component troubleshooting.

  • Acquire skills in the theory and practice of electrical installation, troubleshoot and repair operations.

Program length and format

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Accessible description of the apprenticeship program format

Start: Find an employer or sponsor for your training. 

Register: Register with Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

Level 1: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 2: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 3: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Completion: Become a Journeyperson by successfully completing the certificate of qualification (C of Q) Exam. 

* For exact length and availability of this program, visit the Ministry Funded – Apprenticeship Training Dates . To learn more about your specific program format and length, please contact the your Program Coordinator or Employment Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities for availability.

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Admission

Applicants for this training must be registered apprentices with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), and must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Please contact your Employment and Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for availability.

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Red Seal Trades

Upon successful completion of this program you are able to apply for a Red Seal endorsement.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.

Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

This apprenticeship program consists of 9,000 hours:

  • On-the-Job Training Duration: 8,160 hours with your employer
  • In-School Training Duration: 840 hours at Mohawk College
     

Opportunities

Opportunities

Your future career options

  • Industrial Electrician

Where you could work includes:

  • Food Processing Plant

  • Industrial Chemicals Manufacturers

  • Mining, Petrochemical and Natural Gas Companies

  • Nuclear and HydroElectric Power Companies

  • Primary Steel Producers

  • Pulp and Paper Processing Companies

  • Refineries

  • Steel

Opportunities for grads

  • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)
  • Master Electrician
  • View our internal pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

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Please contact your Employment Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities for availability.