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A career as an electrician will see you working in residential, commercial, industrial or institutional environments, reading and interpreting electrical, mechanical and architectural drawings and electrical code specifications to determine their wiring requirements. This program will train you to install, alter, repair and maintain electrical systems. Electricians may be required to lift heavy objects.
Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.
To enter an apprenticeship, you must have the educational qualifications required for the trade to which you apply. Entrance requirements are monitored by Alberta and Industry Training. Check out their website for more information.
See the Apprentice System of Training to find out about becoming a registered apprentice.
Apprentice Success Services
Have you been out of school for some time? SAIT is committed to your success and is pleased to offer resources designed to prepare you for your training at SAIT and make your learning experience a successful one while in training. Visit Study Skills and Learning Strategies to learn how SAIT can help promote your success.
Are you ready for apprenticeship training?
Take our online quiz to see where your math and technical reading skills stand.
Online Apprenticeship Learning
SAIT Polytechnic’s Blended Learning programs allow automotive service technician, welding and electrical apprentices to complete their theoretical training online before coming to SAIT’s state-of-the-art labs and shops to perform the hands-on portion of their training.
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Apprenticeships and Trades
- Welcome to SAIT Polytechnic
- Getting Ready Financially
- Financial Information
- To Excel at SAIT
- Your First Day
- Top Five
- Apprenticeship Record Book
- Telephone Numbers
- Apprenticeship Attendance and Procedures
- Academic Regulations
- Student Records
- Learning and Support Services
- Alumni and Development
- Convocation Ceremonies
- Apprenticeship Transfer Options
- Apprentice Success Services
- Apprenticeship Blended Learning Option
- Important Dates
- The Apprentice System of Training
- Room AA211, Heritage Hall
1301 - 16 Ave NW
Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L4
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