Lambton College's Electrical Techniques program utilizes applied learning combined with strong theoretical training to prepare students for a career in the extensive electrical field.

Working both in the classroom and in various lab and shop settings, students gain practical, hands-on experience in electrical fundamentals. In just eight months, students will be able to master the basic skills needed to help compete for employment as an electrical apprentice.

These skills go well beyond the minimum requirements to begin an electrical apprenticeship. After students earn their Electrical Techniques certificate, they can continue their education in related technology programs at Lambton College.

Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.


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Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent, with:
Grade 12 English C or U
Grade 12 Mathematics C or U

Please Note: Students who take Grade 12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) require a minimum passing grade of 60% for admissions.  

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For all other admission requirements applicants must complete the required course(s) as listed above. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates have the skills to work in a variety of residential construction settings including renovation projects. They will also have the required skills to work in a warehouse or wholesale business in the electrical field. Job titles include: general labourer, construction and maintenance electrician apprentice, industrial electrician apprentice, trade contractor assistant, electrical technician, network cabling, fire alarm technician, related mechanical trades, independent contractor, service technician and warehouse and wholesale sales.