Electrical Techniques

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Program description - January 2023

Now is the time to consider a career in the electrical trades. Contractors and industry are always looking for people with solid foundational skills. The electrical trades offer a rewarding, fast-paced career; one in which you can play an essential role as a team member with an electrical contractor or in a manufacturing facility working with innovative technology. If you love working with your hands and are a creative problem solver, this program is for you. Electrical Techniques is a one-year Ontario College Certificate program which will teach you how electricity works, how to interpret code rules, read blueprints, and how electronics are used in today's high-tech world. You will be instructed by licensed electricians in dedicated electrical shops. Small class sizes and availability of equipment for everyone enable you to spend significant time with tools in your hands learning the skills that will make the difference in your career. The Electrical Techniques program includes academic upgrading, opening doors for you if you decide to continue your education at Conestoga College. You could choose to apply to any School of Trades programs or apply to the second semester of the Electrical Industrial Technician diploma program (1154). The Electrical Techniques program is a great choice if you want to explore the career opportunities that the skilled trades have to offer, get job ready skills or pursue a new found passion for electrical technology. For more information please contact our Student Recruitment staff at trades@conestogac.on.ca.

Program details

Code: 1327
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: January 2023
Campus: Cambridge – Reuter Drive
Credential: Ontario College Certificate

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2021-2022 year are listed below. Books and supplies are additional. Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2022 and later will be available Spring 2022.



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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

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Delivery sequence - January 2023 - Cambridge – Reuter Drive

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