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The Electrical Pre-Apprenticeship Academic Information is listed below. Information on the Apprenticeship training can be found at the Advanced Education Branch of the Yukon Government Department of Education.

Program Description

The objective of this program is to provide students with:

  • Theoretical trade knowledge which together with hands on shop experience will enable students to go on to train for employment as capable and knowledgeable apprentices and entry-level workers in the trade.
  • Acquisition of safety skills and awareness.
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts to the Electrical trade.

Admission Requirements

  • MATH 11 or equivalent AND English 11 or equivalent; OR
  • Mature Student Status with acceptable scores on the College Placement Assessment or GED; OR
  • Pass Level E Trades Entrance Exam

Other Requirements

  • Students should not be colour blind, for trade hiring purposes.
  • Good manual and mechanical ability.
  • Suitable work clothes and steel toed work shoes.

Yukon First Nations Core Competency

Yukon College recognizes that a greater understanding and awareness of Yukon First Nations history, culture and journey towards self-determination will help to build positive relationships among all Yukon citizens. As a result, you will be required to achieve core competency in knowledge of Yukon First Nations. For details, please see www.yukoncollege.yk.ca/yfnccr.




Tuition for credit programs is calculated per course credit. See Tuition and Fees.

Ancillary Fees pdf 21 KB

NOTE Tuition fees do not include textbooks. Required texts are an additional cost.

Text required - Canadian Electrical code book and ILM Modules

Graduation requirements

In order to graduate, students must successfully complete all courses in the program and maintain an overall "C" average (70%). Graduates of the program will receive a Yukon College Certificate. Students may also be offered technical credit towards a Yukon apprenticeship and the opportunity to challenge the Electrical Apprenticeship Level I (first year) exam.

Electrical Apprentice levels

Electrical Apprentice Training Levels I, II and III are 8-week programs offered by Yukon College through the Advanced Education Branch of the Yukon Government Department of Education via NAIT’s (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology) on-line computer-based training program. Students must be registered apprentices to attend these programs. This booklet offers an overview of apprenticeship options within the Yukon. The dates for the  Apprenticeship levels in  2015-16 are:

Electrical Level III  - October 16 to December 8, 2017

Electrical Level IV -    January 2 to March 23, 2018

Electrical Level II -   March 26 to May 18, 2018

Electrical Level I - January 2 to February 22, 2018