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ACE Community College is regulated by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills

ElectricAl Foundation Harmonized program

Welcome to Ace Community College’s Construction Electrician Foundation diploma program, where we equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the electrical trade. Our intensive curriculum covers fundamental aspects of electrical work, including electrical circuits, technical drawings, and adherence to the Canadian Electrical Code. With guidance from industry-experienced instructors, you’ll engage in hands-on learning experiences in our state-of-the-art labs and workshops.

Program Objectives:
The primary goal of our program is to prepare learners for a successful career as electrical apprentices across various settings, including residential, commercial, and other electrical contracting environments. Students will acquire the foundational competencies necessary for work-based training and Level 1 certification, paving the way for future advancement in the electrical trade. Upon completion of technical training, students will be ready to undertake the SkilledTradesBC Level 1 exam for the Electrical Foundation harmonized program.

Training Highlights:
Throughout the program, students engage in practical projects within a shop environment, honing their skills in layout, assembly, installation, testing, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical systems in buildings and other structures. Emphasis is placed on cultivating habits related to safety, time management, and effective utilization of hand and power tools, ensuring students are well-prepared for real-world scenarios.

Certification and Career Pathway:
Upon completing the Foundation program and passing the Construction Electrician Level 1 exam, students become eligible for SkilledTradesBC credit in Construction Electrician Level 1 apprenticeship, along with 350 work-based hours. This paves the way for a rewarding career as a Construction/Industrial Electrician, regulated by Skilled Trades BC.

Program Status:

We are proud to announce that our program has received approval from the SkilledTradesBC and Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training, underscoring our commitment to delivering quality education and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

Join us at the forefront of the construction industry and embark on a transformative journey towards a rewarding career. Enroll in our program today and take the first step towards realizing your potential in this thriving and essential sector.

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

Join us at Ace Community College and embark on a transformative journey towards a successful career in the electrical trade. Stay tuned for updates on our program’s availability and take the first step towards achieving your professional goals.

Prior to Acceptance:

To be considered for acceptance into our program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent (General Education Development, Adult Basic Education), or mature student status (age 19 and one year out of school).
  • All transcripts must be “true certified copies” or originals.
  • Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 70% in the English Assessment and a minimum score of 70% in the Math Assessment.

Domestic Students:
Domestic students may be exempt from the English and Math Entrance Assessments under the following conditions:

  • Students who provide a Canadian transcript demonstrating completion of English 11 or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’ will be exempt from the English Entrance Assessment.
  • Students who provide a Canadian transcript demonstrating completion of Math 10, 11, or 12 (or equivalent) with a passing grade of ‘C’ will be exempt from the Math Entrance Assessment.

International Students:
International students can satisfy the Math Entrance Assessment requirement by providing an equivalent credential to Canadian High School Math 10, 11, or 12 with a passing grade of ‘C’. However, this credential must undergo evaluation and verification to ensure compliance with our standards.

At our institution, we strive to provide equitable opportunities for all applicants, both domestic and international, to ensure a fair and inclusive admissions process.

Week 1
  • Orientation
  • Line B- Student Success Strategies (B1-B4)
    • B1- Apply Study and Learning Skills
    • B2- Describe Expectations and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
    • B-3: Use Interpersonal Communication Skills
    • B-4: Describe the Apprenticeship System
  • Review and Class Test of B
  • Line C- Use tools and equipment
    • C-1: Describe Common Hand Tools and Their Uses
Week 2
  • Line C: Use tools and Equipment
    • C-2: Describe Common Power Tools and Their Uses
    • C-3: Describe Rigging and Hoisting Equipment
    • C-4: Describe Ladders and Work Platforms
  • Review and Class Test of C
  • Occupational First Aid
  • WHMIS
  • Trade Math

 

Week 3
  • Trade Math- 

    • D-1: Solve Trades Mathematical Problems

    • Math for Trades-Volume 2
  • Review and Class Test on Trade Math
  • Module G -
    • G2 -Use Mentoring Techniques

  • Line B - Employability Skills
    • B-1: Apply Study and Learning Skills
    • B-2: Describe Expectations and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
    • B-3: Use Interpersonal Communication Skills
Week 4
  • Review and Class Test on B1/B2/B3 and G2
  • Module A:
    • A-1: Use Electrical Circuit Concepts
Week 5
  • Line A- Apply circuit concepts
    • A-1: Use Electrical Circuit Concepts
Week 6
  • Line A- Apply Circuit Concepts
    • A-1: Use Electrical Circuit Concepts
    • Review and Class Test on Module A-1
    • A-2: Analyze DC Circuits
Week 7
  • Line A-  Apply Circuit concepts
    • A2 - Analyze DC Circuits
Week 8
  • Line A-  Apply Circuit concepts
    • A2 - Analyze DC Circuits
    • Review and Class Test A2
    • A3- Analyze Principles of Magnetism

Week 9
  • Review and Class Test A3
  • Line A- Apply circuit concepts
    • A6 - Analyze Electronic Circuits
  • Review and Class Test A6
  • Review of All Modules A1,A2,A4 and A6 for Mid Term1
Week 10
  • Mid Term 1( Modules A1, A2, A3,A4 and A6)
  • Module AA
    • AA1- Install Voice/Data and Video Systems
  • Module C4
    • Use Measuring and Testing Equipment
  • Review and Class Test of AA1 and C4
Week 11
  • Module D:
    • D1: Interpret Plans , Drawings and specifications
  • Review and Class Test of D1
  • Review of Modules AA1, C4, D1 for Mid Term2
  • Mid Term 2( Modules AA1, C4, D1)
Week 12
  • Module H:
    • H-1: Install Single Phase Consumer Service and metering equipment
    • H-3: Maintain Single Phase Service and metering equipment
  • Review and Class Test of H1 and H3
  • Module I:
    • I-1: Install Ground Fault , Arc Fault and Surge Protective Devices
  • Module J:
    • J-1: Install Low Voltage Distribution equipment
Week 13
  • Class Test Module I2 and J1
  • Module L:
    • L-1: Install Grounding and Bonding Systems
  • Module Q:
    • Q-1: Install Conductors and Cables
    • Q-2: Install Raceways, Boxes and Fittings

 

 

Week 14
  • Review and Class Test of Q
  • Module R:
    • R-1: Install Luminaries
    • R-2: Install wiring devices
    • R-3: Install Lighting Controls
    • R-3: Install Lighting Standards
Week 15
  • Review and Class Test of R1, R2, R3 and R4
  • Module D:
    • D-2:Use Canadian Electrical Code
  • Review and Class Test of D2
  • Module V:
    • V-1: Install Motor Starters and Control
Week 16
  • Module V:
    • V-2: Maintain Motor Starters and Control
  • Review and Class Test of V1 and V2
  • Review of H1, H3, L1, Q1, Q2, R1, R2, R3 and R4(without code)
  • Conduct Mid Term 3 from the modules mentioned above
Week 17

 

  • Canadian Electrical Code Review of D2,H1, H3, L1, Q1, Q2, R1, R2, R3 and R4
  • Conduct Mid Term 4 - Canadian Electrical Code Test from the modules mentioned above
Week 18

 

  • Build Residential Mockup (AM)
  • Career and Employment Strategies Workshop
Week 19
  • Review of whole curriculum to prepare for ACE College Exam
  • Conduct ACE College Exam
Week 20
  • Review of whole curriculum to prepare for Standard Level Exam
  • Coordinate SkilledTradeBC SLE

 

Electrical Foundation Harmonized Program

(20 weeks – 725 hours total)

This Program has received approval from the the Skilled TradesBC and Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Cohort start date will be: October 14, 2024 – March 21, 2025 

Timing : 8am -4:15pm (includes 2 -15 mins coffe breaks and 30 mins lunch break)

Class Room No. 111

Electrical Harmonized Foundation Program

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CONTACT US

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604-603-ACE1(2231) or info@acecollegecanada.com

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