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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Electrical Techniques

Master the fundamental skills you need to become an electrical apprentice.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Be job-ready

Sheridan’s electrical programs help you master the skills required for a career in the electrical industry. You’ll gain both electrical theory and hands-on practice in our state-of-the-art facilities. Check out the tools, equipment, instructors and facilities that make Sheridan’s electrical programs so successful.

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Sheridan's Electrical Techniques certificate program prepares you to compete for work as an electrician apprentice.

Practical, hands-on experience

Working both in the classroom and in the shop, you'll get practical, hands-on experience in electrical fundamentals. In just eight months you can master the basic skills you need to become an electrical apprentice. It's the first step towards a career as a professional tradesperson – and there's no better place to start than Sheridan.

Your electrical apprenticeship

To prepare for an electrical apprenticeship, you'll gain instruction in:

  • Application of the Canadian Electrical Code
  • Electrical Theory 
  • Electrical Trade Safety
  • Math fundamentals
  • Commercial and residential building prints and standards

Further education

After earning your Electrical Techniques certificate, you can continue your education in related Electromechanical Technician and Technology programs at Sheridan. Advanced standing will be granted for equivalent courses.

Explore your future classroom

As a student in Electrical Techniques, you’ll work in labs designed to imitate the real-world workplace. Want a look inside? Take a virtual tour of our Electrical Lab.

  • Ontario College Certificate

    • Full-time
    • 1 yr (2 semesters)
    • Program code: PETEQ