To apply to this program, visit apprenticeship.sd42.ca
Your application package must include the following:
- BCIT application
- SD42 Partnership Application
- Cover letter (briefly stating why you are interested in this program)
- Recent transcript of your grades
Submit the complete package to your school’s career planning assistant, work experience teacher, or counselor.
This is a 24-week program running from September to February at Garibaldi Secondary School.
The program provides graduates with the theory and practical skills necessary to enter the electrical trade. The electrical worker plans, assembles, installs, tests, repairs and maintains electrical equipment and systems in commercial, industrial and marine facilities.
The program emphasizes a hands-on approach to training. Experience gained in the workshop is focused on industry practice. The necessary theoretical component is integrated into the program to complement and enhance the practical work. Students are exposed to a variety of work environments through industry tours.
The standard program consists of the following course content:
|Fundamentals of electricity
|Principles of magnetism
|Electrical codes, plans and specs
|AC circuit analysis
|Basic motor control
|Computer skills and job preparation
The minimum grade for individual courses is 70 per cent. An overall GPA of 70 per cent or better is required. All courses must be passed in order to successfully complete the program.
Students who successfully complete this program will have six complete courses (24 credits) on their secondary school graduation transcript.