The rules are clear: if you want to become an electrician in Ontario, you must complete an apprenticeship.
That’s a 5-year process of learning the trade, mainly through paid on-the-job training, but also through classroom study. You need to prove you have the skills and expertise to do the work safely.
But before starting any of that, most people complete an electrical pre-apprenticeship. That gives you a solid foundation of skills that employers value in new apprentices.
So what is an electrical pre-apprenticeship all about? How do you get started, what do you learn, and what career options will you have when you graduate?
Keep reading to find out.