Updated December 2022
Planning to become an electrician apprentice in Ontario? You'll need to follow a specific set of steps from total beginner to licensed journeyperson.
Those steps usually start with some kind of pre-apprenticeship electrician training. This is followed by a mandatory apprenticeship with a licensed electrician.
Once your electrician apprenticeship is complete, you can challenge the certification exam. Pass the exam, and you can get registered as a licensed journeyperson in the trade.
How long do all these steps take? And what kinds of tasks will you perform as an electrician apprentice?
In this post, we break down the training and certification process, including typical tasks for beginner electricians.
Here's how you become an electrician apprentice (and ultimately a licensed electrician) in Ontario.