Are you interested in working in a skilled trade? Do you have a Canadian high school diploma or a college/university diploma/degree from overseas? If your answer is yes to both questions, the CPAC Pre-Apprenticeship program can be the right program for you.

Being a licensed electrician is one of the high-paying and in-demand skilled trade jobs in Canada. CPAC, in partnership with Centennial College, will run a Pre-Apprenticeship Electrician Training Program that helps newcomers and immigrant youth be prepared for working in the trade and start an electrician apprenticeship.

Program Features: 

  • Primary trade – Level 1 training in Electrician: Construction and Maintenance 309A (8 weeks full-time)
  • Secondary trade – Fundamentals  in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (2 weeks full-time)
  • Trade specific communication training
  • Health and safety training
  • Job readiness training
  • Eight weeks work placement
  • Apprenticeship registration support

 Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant/refugee
  • Have a Canadian high-school diploma or a diploma/degree from a college/university in Canada or overseas
  • Have language skills of CLB Level 5 for applicants with foreign credentials
  • Able to commit to 24 weeks of full-time training and work placement

Info Sessions: 

To learn more about the program and the admission requirements, please join us at one of the info sessions:

Weekend Session

  • Date: Saturday, February 10
  • Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Location: CPAC Conference Hall, 4150 Finch Ave. East, Toronto

Evening Sessions

  • Date: Wednesday, February 21
  • Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Location: CPAC Conference Hall, 4150 Finch Ave. East, Toronto
  • Date: Wednesday, February 28
  • Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
  • Location: CPAC Conference Hall, 4150 Finch Ave. East, Toronto

 

To register for an infosession session, please email: olivia.lum@cpac-canada.ca (indicating which session you want to attend and your name and telephone number)

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