You won’t be bored on the job as an electrician. From working outdoors on scaffolding to indoor jobs in clean comfort – the changes in work conditions can be dramatic. But the training you receive in the Electrician Apprenticeship program will prepare you to succeed on any job, whether you specialize in commercial, industrial, maintenance or construction.
You’ll learn in small classes taught by experienced instructors who maintain close ties to the industry. In our modern facilities, you’ll gain real-world experience from reading electrical drawings to splicing wire to testing circuits for integrity. When you finish your apprenticeship, you’ll know the ins and outs of electrical work.
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When you finish your apprenticeship, you’ll be prepared for such positions as:
- Journeyman Electrician
- Electrical Inspector
- Business Owner
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number of apprentices in each class
of classroom training each year in addition to on-the-job training
the average annual salary of an electrician working in Alberta
Credential / Accreditation
Certified 'Journeyman' Papers
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This program is not available for International Students.
- Successful completion of English 20-2, Math 20-3 and Science 10, or entrance exam.
- English 30-2, Math 30-3, Physics 30 or Chemistry 30 or Science 30 and related career and technology studies recommended.
Additional information on apprenticeship and industry training is available on Alberta's Tradesecrets website.
You can apply for apprenticeship and industry training through MyTradesecrets.
To arrange a tour, call 403-320-3366 or toll-free 1-800-572-0103.
Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board
Provincial Building, Room 280
200 - 5th Avenue South
Lethbridge AB T1J 4C7
Outside of North America: 1-403-476-9757
Ask about the Alberta Apprenticeship Scholarship Program. You might discover you’re eligible for a financial award!
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The Electrician Apprenticeship – Alternate Delivery is available through online delivery only and offers the following benefits:
- work at your own pace
- minimize time away from home
- no need to be away from work for eight to 12 weeks
- advisors available via email
Apprenticeship programs require eight to 12 weeks of classroom training each year in addition to on-the-job training. You’ll work with an employer and our experienced instructors to gain the best of both worlds as you work and earn money while training.
Apprenticeship programs require eight to 12 weeks of classroom training each year in addition to on-the-job training.
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Tuition and Fees
Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.
“That’s the thing – even though I got my ticket here, as a journeyman electrician, you never really stop learning. You can be a 20-year or 50-year journeyman and still learning new things. It can be daunting but it also makes it exciting. It’s definitely a rewarding trade.”
You may be eligible for a financial award through the Alberta Apprenticeship Scholarship program.