Construction Electrician

The Construction Electrician Youth Train in Trades Program provides students with a unique opportunity to earn graduation credits, post-secondary credits and industry certification.

WHAT DOES A CONSTRUCTION ELECTRICIAN DO?

  • installs, constructs, alters, repairs, maintains, tests, services, calibrates, and operates related electrical and electronic systems in any residential, construction or large industrial projects
  • ensures that all electrical connections are safe and meet the standards set by the electrical code

WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

  • entering¬†grade 11 or 12
  • good employability skills
  • strong interest in entering industry
  • strong math skills are an asset

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • post-secondary apprenticeship training without the tuition fee
  • scholarship opportunities
  • 20 graduation credits
  • approximately 10 days of work experience placements
  • building connections with industry employers
  • Apprenticeship Technical Training¬† Level 1 Certification
  • CSA Safety Star certification
  • Fall Protection certification
  • Student registered with Industry Training Authority (ITA)

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE PROGRAM OFFERED?

This program is offered at two of our schools:

  • Attend Burnaby Mountain Secondary School in Semester 1
  • attend current school to complete other courses for graduation in Semester 2
  • Work Experience placements are undertaken as available September through June

OR

  • Attend Byrne Creek Community School for extended afternoons on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • attend current school during mornings to complete other courses for graduation
  • Work Experience placements are undertaken as available September through June

     

    HOW DO I REGISTER?

    • submit an application package
    • participate in an interview
    For more information,
    Contact your School Career Advisor
    or email CareerEducation@burnabyschools.ca