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The 2017/2018 Academic timetable will be posted Monday April 3, 2017.

Continuing student registration for 2017/2018 Academic year begins on Monday May 8, 2017.

New student registration begins on Tuesday May 23, 2017.

The college reserves the right to change its course offerings at any time. Note: Not all courses listed are offered every term. Unless otherwise specified, a minimum of letter grade of C is required to meet a prerequisite.

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EFH-100

Electrician Common Core - Level 1 Harmonized

300 hours

Students will expand their knowledge of electrical theories, electrical circuits, including DC circuits, electronics and AC generation. Students will also learn the regulatory requirements of electrical installations, alterations and repair work through a more in depth study of the Canadian Electrical Code book. This course provides the equivalency of the 10 week ITA Apprenticeship Level 1 course.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Electrician Foundation Harmonized Program


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EFH-101

Safety, Basic Trade Tools, Fasteners And Fittings

32 hours

This course provides an introduction to the general safety requirements for working in any construction trade as outline by WorkSafeBC. Instruction includes identification and appropriate use of common hand and power tools, in the general construction trades. Students will be able to identify and use common fastening devices and within a lab setting, practice safe and effective uses of power tools.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Electrician Foundation Harmonized Program


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EFH-102

Electrical Codes, Plans & Specifications

34 hours

This course provides an introduction to basic processes and applications pertaining to the planning of construction projects through the use of the Canadian Electrical Code (CED), print reading, and development and use of specifications sheets. Students will be introduced to the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), and its importance within the construction process. Instruction provides an essential introduction to blueprint reading, identification and use of symbols and lines and techniques commonly used in manufacturing and construction drawings. Students will examine typical residential and commercial drawings and blueprints and identify details of the drawings while learning of specifications and alteration considerations.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Electrician Foundation Harmonized Program


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EFH-103

Applied Mathematics and Sciences for the Electrical Trade

34 hours lecture, 5 hours shop

This course encompasses a review of algebra and trigonometry, with and without calculators, as it pertains to electrical applications. The curriculum is presented in the context of electrical applications in the field and are required of industry. In addition, instruction encompasses an introduction to the basic properties of thermal energy including heat transfer in solids, liquids and gases with the goal of performing heat loss calculations in residential buildings in order to size electric heating.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Electrician Foundation Harmonized Program


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EFH-104

Applied Wiring Methods

28 hours lecture, 214 hours shop

This course encompasses generally accepted methods used in modern residential and commercial construction to include: the proper and safe use of electrical hand and power tools and equipment, types of conductors, grounding and bonding, electrical services, branch circuit and feeder wiring, the installation of data and communication cabling, and the interpretation and application of the Canadian Electrical Code. Students will apply their learning in a wiring lab, as per regulatory specifications.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Electrician Foundation Harmonized Program


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EFH-105

Workplace And Employment Skills

28 hours lecture, 40 hours lab

This course provides an introduction to the electrical industry, the apprenticeship system and essential workplace skills. Instruction encompasses computer applications, essentials of employability skills, expectations and responsibilities of employers and employees, interpersonal communication skills and worksite readiness.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission to the Electrician Foundation Harmonized Program


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