Electrical Engineering Technology - Journeyman Electrician Stream
Electrical Engineering Technology - Journeyman Electrician Stream is a three year part-time offering for Journeyman Electricians, enabling them to work while studying. The program provides a combination of practical and theoretical education that employers are seeking in the industry. After successfully completing this program, Journeyman Electricians will receive a SAIT diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology. The program is nationally accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board and Technology Accreditation Canada.
- Three-year program
- Fall 2018
- Part-time study (online and evenings weekends)
- At least 60% in Pure Math 30 or Math 30-1, or at least 75% in Math 30-2
- At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or at least 75% in English Language Arts 30-2
- At least 60% in Physics 20
- All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
Direct Entry: Four Step Process
Step 1: Read the program information to see the qualities needed for student success.
Step 2: Ensure that you meet all of the admission requirements listed above.
Step 3: Apply to Electrical Engineering Technology (part-time) and submit your transcripts and/or anticipated final grades.
- To be eligible for this part-time offering, you must demonstrate completion of a Journeyman Electrician Certificate program in Alberta within the past five years. If your Journeyman Certificate is from another province, we will assess your transcripts for program eligibility. Submit your Journeyman Electrician transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Application and transcripts submission deadline is on July 13, 2018.
Step 4: Find out how to monitor your application status after you apply.
Year 1: Online and In-Class Labs (approx. 2 weekends of on-campus time per semester)
|Semester 1: Fall 2018||Semester 2: Winter 2019||Semester 3: Spring/Summer 2019|
|MATH-237 - Math for Technologists||MATH-280 - Calculus for Technologists||ENGD-226 - Electrical Diagrams & AutoCAD|
|ELTR-232 - Digital & Electronic Circuits||ELEC-291 - Electrical Analysis||COMM-288 - Technical Communications II|
|COMM-238 - Technical Communications I||COMP-213 - Computing for Engineering Technology||ELTR-262 - Power Electronics|
Year 2: Evenings/Weekends (approx. 12 hours of on-campus time per week)
|Semester 4: Fall 2019||Semester 5: Winter 2020||Summer Break|
|ELEC-306 - Machine Applications||DSGN-301 - Electrical Design Principles|
|ELEC-352 - Rotating Machines||CNTR-309 - PLC: Premium Unity Pro Applications|
|ELEC-353 - Transformer Applications||ELEC-302 - Generation & Grid Operations|
|ELCM-374 - Industrial Networks & Communications|
Year 3: Evenings/Weekends (approx. 12 hours of on-campus time per week)
|Semester 6: Fall 2020||Semester 7: Winter 2021||Summer Break|
|DSGN-396 - Industrial Electrical Design||ELEC-361 - Power Systems Analysis|
|CNTR-358 - PLC: Contrologix Applications||ELEC-364 - Protection & Control|
|PROJ-333 - Technical Project Management||PROJ-373 - Capstone Project Course|
Course fees for the Journeyman Electrician Stream will be the same as courses in the full-time Electrical Engineering Technology Program.
If you have earned a Journeyman Certificate as an Electrician in Alberta within the last five years, your certification will be forwarded to Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for review and potentially three course credits in the following; Electrical Principles ELCT205, Safety and Environment ENVS247 and Electrical Practices ELEC266. A processing fee of $150 per course is required to issue you the three credits at which point you then will be confirmed for entrance into the program.
If you have not completed a Journeyman Electrician Certificate program in Alberta within the last five years or have completed another Journeyman program outside of Alberta, you may be eligible for this program subject to you writing and passing three challenge exams. The fee per challenge exam is $250.
Written challenge exam: August 17 - 25, 2018
Practical challenge exam: August 26, 2018
For more information contact us:
MacPhail School of Energy