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Electrical Trade Basic Skills

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Perform hands-on work in the electrical lab while learning about a wide variety of wiring methods, circuitry, and conduit bending. Become informed about electrical safety and basic electrical code as it applies to commercial and residential installations.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will obtain the skills preparing them for an apprenticeship in the electrical trade and will receive a wallet card certificate.

For out-of-province or temporary foreign workers, the Electrician Refresher program will help prepare you for your Red Seal Certification. For more information please contact 780.378.5255.


Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate *
  • Length 70 Hour(s) 70 hours
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning

* Wallet Card Certificate

Admission Requirements
No admission requirements.   This hands-on course is designed to prepare a person for an apprenticeship job in the Electrician Trade. Electrical safety and basic electrical code will be covered as it applies to commercial and residential installations. The majority of the course hours will be spent in the electrical lab where students will do electrical work to learn about wiring methods, circuitry and conduit bending. For more information please visit Electrical Trades Courses  

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 01, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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