Pre-Apprenticeship Training Programs

Construction Maintenance Electrician Pre-Apprenticeship (Estimation Track) Courses in Toronto

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Safety (48 Hours): In this course students will learn best practices and how to work safely with Hazardous Materials, operate a variety of safety devices and equipment. They will understand the requirements that will need to be met to be in compliance with the Ministry of Labour on the job site.

Electrical Theory (127 Hours): In this course students will learn the fundamentals behind how Electrical Circuitry works. They will understand how to apply Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Law to calculate missing values. They will understand the do’s and don’ts when installing equipment. They will learn the terms and terminology of the equipment used by Construction Maintenance Electricians.

Electrical Code (48 Hours): In this course students will learn how to navigate through the Canadian Electrical Code book.
They will learn how to interpret and apply the code in practical applications. They will understand that Code is Law and that it must be followed.

Installation Methods (137 Hours): In this course students will learn how to build a functioning electrical circuit. They apply the lessons learned from the theoretical courses in practical applications. They will understand the do’s and don’ts when installing equipment. They will learn how to identify the differences between devices and their correct applications.

Fundamentals of an Estimator (60 Hours): Students will understand the role of an estimator. They will be introduced to the role of an estimator and learn what basic assistance they will be providing in a junior position; rom calculating various statistical data to researching historical data. Students will be exposed to a full estimating procedure from start to finish. This module will also review necessary mathematical skills for the estimating sector.

Estimation and Take-Offs (60 Hours): In this course students will learn how to calculate various statistical data quantity takeoffs, material price list, labor costs, and equipment. They will learn how junior estimators assist with obtaining scopes of work and pricing from sub-contractors and suppliers. Students learn how to make estimates and take-offs from all sources of material, blueprints, manual drawings and electronic simulations

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of a Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, or a mature student
  • Pass an entrance test administrated by PAT
  • Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
  • Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements

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