Electrician Common Core Level 1

The demand for qualified electricians continues to grow. Electrician Common Core Level 1 program prepares students to enter an electrical apprenticeship with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed.

Electrician Common Core Level 1 program teaches students the electrical theory they need to advance in their apprenticeships. The aim of this program is to provide learners with the necessary skill and knowledge required to maintain employment as an electrical apprentice.

The program builds on students’ understanding of safety and rigging techniques, electrical circuit concepts, and construction and circuit drawings. Students will build their computer skills, be introduced to solid-state components using a variety of power supplies, and examine and design the internal circuitry of galvanometers, ammeters, voltmeters, watt meters, watt-hour meters, and ohmmeters.

Career Occupation: Construction/ Industrial Electrician

Length of the Program: This program is 8 weeks long (300 hours total)

Regulator of this Career: Skilled Trades BC. Please click below to go to Skilled Trades BC’s website  https://skilledtradesbc.ca/ 

This Program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.  

Prior to acceptance, applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview , successfully pass ACE Community college English test (reading, writing , speaking and listening ) with minimum of 70% marks and must be a sponsored apprentice registered with SkilledTradesBC prior to starting the program and writing the SkilledTradesBC Certification Exam.


Week 1
  • Line G - Use Communication and mentoring techniques
    • G2- Use mentoring techniques
  • Line B- Perform safety related functions
    • B1 - Use PPE
    • B2 -Maintain Safe work environment
    • B3- Lockout &Tagout Procedure
  • Line A- Apply Circuit concepts
    • A1:Use Electrical circuit concepts
Week 2
  • Line A- Apply circuit concepts
    • A1: Use Electrical circuit concepts
    • Review and Test
Week 3
  • Line A- Apply Circuit Concepts
    • A1: Use Electrical circuit concepts test
    • A2: Analyze DC circuits
Week 4
  • Line A - Apply circuit concepts
    • A2: Analyze DC circuits
    • A3:Electromagnetism
Week 5
  • Line A- Apply Circuit concepts
    • Review and test A3- Electromagnetism
    • A6: Analyze Electronic Circuits
  • Line C- Use tools and equipment
    • C4: Use Test Equipment
  • Line D- Organize work
    • D1: Plans, Drawings & Specs.
Week 6
  • Line C- Use tools and equipment
    • C4: Use Test Equipment
  • Line D- Organize Work 
    • D2: Use CEC
    • Review D1 and D2
  • Line H- Install and maintain consumer, supply services and metering equipment
    • H1: Install 1-phase Services and Metering Equipment
    • H3: Maintain 1-phase Services and Metering Equipment
  • Line I- Install and maintain protection devices
    • I2: Install Ground & Arc Fault and Surge Protection Devices
  • Line J- Install and maintain low voltage distribution systems
    • J1: Install Low Voltage Distribution Equipment
Week 7
  • Line H- Install and maintain consumer/supply services and metering equipment
    • Review H1 and H3
  • Line L- Install and maintain bonding, grounding and ground fault detection systems
    • L1: Install Grounding and Bonding Systems
  • Line Q- Install and maintain raceways, cables and enclosures
    • Q1: Install Conductors and Cables
    • Q2: Install Raceways, Boxes and Fittings
  • Line R- Install and maintain branch circuitry
    • R1: Install Luminaires
    • R2: Install Wiring Devices
    • R3: Install Lighting Controls
    • R4: Install Lighting Standards
Week 8
  • Line AA- Install and maintain communication systems 
    • AA1: Install Voice/Data/ Video(VDV)
  • Review Course contents
  • Final Exam

Electrician Common Course Level 1

January 08 – March 01, 2024  ( 8 Weeks) (Tentative) 

Class Room No. 110

Electrician Common Course Level 1

Level 1 Student Contract Form

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