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Electrician Common Core Level 1

The demand for skilled electricians continues to surge, and our Electrician Common Core Level 1 program is designed to meet this growing need. By providing students with the essential skills and knowledge required to excel in an electrical apprenticeship, we empower them to thrive in this dynamic field.

Program Overview:

Our Electrician Common Core Level 1 program equips students with a solid foundation in electrical theory, essential for progressing in their apprenticeships. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students delve into mentoring techniques, safety protocols, electrical circuit concepts, basic electronics and ability to read and interpret  drawings. Moreover, students enhance their understanding of Canadian Electrical code and gain hands-on experience in installation of various electrical systems.

Career Pathway:

Upon completion of the program, graduates are prepared for careers as Construction/Industrial Electricians. With their comprehensive understanding of electrical theory and practical skills, they are well-equipped to tackle the challenges of the industry and contribute meaningfully to construction projects and industrial settings.

Program Duration:

Our program spans eight weeks, comprising a total of 300 hours of intensive instruction and hands-on training. This condensed time frame ensures that students receive focused and comprehensive education, maximizing their learning outcomes and preparing them for success in their chosen career paths.

Regulation and Accreditation:

The Electrician Common Core Level 1 program is regulated by Skilled Trades BC, ensuring alignment with industry standards and best practices. Additionally, this program is also approved by Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB).

Join Us:

Embark on a transformative journey into the world of electrical trades with our Electrician Common Core Level 1 program. Enroll today and take the first step towards a rewarding career as a skilled electrician.

For more information about Skilled Trades BC, please visit their website https://skilledtradesbc.ca/ 

Prior to Acceptance:

Before being accepted into our program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Successfully complete an admissions interview.
  2. Achieve a minimum score of 70% on ACE Community College’s comprehensive 3. English test, covering reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
  3. Be registered as a sponsored apprentice with SkilledTradesBC prior to starting the program and writing the SkilledTradesBC Certification Exam.

At ACE Community College, we prioritize ensuring that our students are well-prepared and equipped to excel in their chosen field. By meeting these criteria, applicants demonstrate their commitment and readiness to embark on a successful journey towards becoming skilled professionals in the trades industry.

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
Week 3
  • Line A- Apply Circuit Concepts
    • A1: Use Electrical circuit concepts Review and Class 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 and Class Test on H1,H3,I2 and J1
  • 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 V- Install and maintain motor starters and controls 
    • V1: Install motor starters and controls
    • V2: Maintain motor starters and controls
  • Line AA- Install and maintain communication systems
    • AA1: Install Voice/Data/ Video(VDV)
  • Review Course contents
  • ACE Community College Final Exam
  • Skilled Trades BC Standard Level Exam(SLE)

Electrician Common Course Level 1

(8 weeks – 300 hours total)

This Program is currently under review by SkilledTradesBC. ACE Community College is not accepting any enrollments in this program at this time.

Once approved next cohort start date will be:

October 21 – December 13, 2024  ( 8 Weeks)-300 hours 

Class Timings: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Class Room No. 110

Electrician Common Course Level 1

Level 1 Student Contract Form

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Our Program advisor is only a call or email away !!!

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

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