ELECTRICAL FOUNDATION HARMONIZED PROGRAM
The demand for qualified electricians continues to grow. Ace Community College’s Construction Electrician Foundation diploma program will prepare you to enter an electrical apprenticeship with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.
This intensive program covers the fundamentals of electrical work and common topics like electrical circuits, technical drawings, and codes. Safety practices and regulations are also covered, including the Workers Compensation Act and safe work practices.
Studying under industry-experienced instructors, you’ll learn in labs and shops and then put your training into practice during an on-the-job practicum placement.
- High school graduation or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years of age before classes start).
- Pass college’s admissions test.
Students are provided with the tools and materials needed to complete their training; however, they will require to provide their own appropriate clothing and steel-toed boots which is described during orientation.
The Industry Training Authority (ITA) recommends the following education for apprentices entering this occupation. These are not pre-requisites, but rather a desired level of skill or knowledge that will contribute to the success in the industry.
- Recent Grade 12 graduate (within the past 5 years)
- Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
- Principles of Mathematics 11
- Physics 11
- English 12 or Communications 12
This program is 25 weeks in length.
Student Success Strategies Theory - 80%, Practical - 20%
Introduction to Hand Tools Theory - 20%, Practical - 80%
Introduction to Power Tools Theory - 20%, Practical - 80%
Line B - Perform Safety-Related Functions Theory - 95%, Practical - 5%
Week 5 (Day 1 & 2)
First Aid Training & Certification Theory - 50%, Practical - 50%
Week 5 (Day 3 & 4)
Whims Training & Certification Theory - 80%, Practical - 20%
Week 5 (Day 5)
Line G Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Applied Mathematics for Trades Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Week 7 - Week 12
Line A - Apply Circuit Concepts Theory - 90%, Practical - 10%
Week 13 (Day 1 & 2)
Line C - Use Measuring Tools and Testing Equipment Theory - 90%, Practical - 10%
Week 13 (Day 3, 4 & 5)
Line D - Organize Work Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Week 14 (Day 1 & 2)
Line H - Install and Maintain Consumer/Supply Services and Metering Equipment Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Week 14 (Day 3)
Line I - Install and Maintain Protection Devices Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Week 14 (Day 4 & 5)
Line J - Install and Maintain Low Voltage Distribution Systems Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Week 15 (Day 1 & 2)
Line L - Install and Maintain Bonding, Grounding and Ground Fault Detection Systems Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Week 15 (Day 3, 4 & 5)
Line Q - Install and Maintain Raceways, Cables and Enclosures Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Line R INSTALL AND MAINTAIN BRANCH CIRCUITRY Theory - 90% Practical - 10%
Line AA INSTALL AND MAINTAIN COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS Theory - 75% Practical - 25%
Build Residential Mock up Theory - 10%, Practical - 90%
Program Review and Final Exam Preparation Theory - 90%, Practical - 10%
Week 20 - Week 24
Field Study/ Practicum Theory - 0%, Practical - 100%
Career & Employment Strategies Theory - 100%, Practical - 0%
Electrical Foundation Harmonized Program
January 11 – July 02,2021
Class Room No. 4
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