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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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ELE-004

Work Place Safety & Basic Trade Tools

36 hours

Students will be introduced to the general safety requirements for working in any construction trade as outlined by the Worker's Compensation Board of BC. They will be expected to identify and learn the proper use of common hand and power tools used in the general construction trades. Students will complete several lab projects that will allow them to apply and practice with hand tools and common measuring and layout tools.

Prerequisite(s):

  • Admission into the Electrical Entry Program


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ELE-005

Introduction to Blueprint Reading

20 hours

Students will be introduced to basic blueprint reading that includes the identification and use of symbols, lines and techniques commonly used in manufacturing and construction drawings. They will examine some commercial drawings and blueprints and will identify details of the drawings. Students will complete a drawing project.

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  • Admission into the Electrical Entry Program


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ELE-010

Solar Photovoltaic Systems and The Canadian Electrical CodePLA

8 hours Lecture

This course is for electricians, technologists and engineers with previous education or experience in solar photovoltaic system design who wish to understand the portions of the most recent edition of the Canadian Electrical Code that apply to both utility-tie and off-grid photovoltaic installations. This class covers Section 50, Section 64 and other applicable sections of the CEC. Topics will be introduced through case studies of photovoltaic system designs.

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ELE-100

Year 1 - Technical Training

300 hours


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ELE-101

Electrical Trade Mathematics

60 hours

Students will review the curriculum taught in secondary school from grade 8 levels to algebra and trigonometry with and without calculators. The curriculum is presented in the context of electrical applications. Many of the symbols, formulae and concepts introduced are found in later courses in the electrical program.

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  • Admission to the Electrical Entry Program


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ELE-102

Electrical Trade Science

25 lecture, 5 other hours

Students will be introduced 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.

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  • Admission to the Electrical Entry Program


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ELE-104

Wiring Methods

250 hours

You will learn the generally accepted methods used in modern residential and commercial construction. Topics covered 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 and use of electrical conduit and armoured cable, the installation of data and communication cabling and the interpretation and application of the Canadian Electrical Code. You will be issued a complete set of electrical hand tools to practice actual construction techniques in the wood frame wiring lab. You will complete the entire wiring lab set to "Code" specifications. External wiring projects will be completed when available.

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  • Admission to the Electrical Entry Program


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