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Electric Motor Systems Technician Apprentice


Credential: Apprenticeship
Available: Full Time Classroom

Program Description

Challenge your skills at taking apart and rebuilding electrical and mechanical equipment by pursuing a career as an electrical Motor Systems Technician. In this program, you will learn to test, rebuild and repair electrical motors, generators, transformers, controllers and related electrical and mechanical equipment used in commercial, industrial and institutional establishments. Technicians diagnose problems and dismantle electric motors, transformers
and generators. As an Electric Motor Systems Technician, you may need to lift objects weighing in excess of 25 kilograms.

Apprentices may be eligible for financial support.

How to register

Entrance Requirements

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.

See How to Become an Apprentice 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 Apprenticeship Success Services for more tips.

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