Job requirements Power System Electrician in Canada
Find out what you typically need to work as a power system electrician in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Power system electricians (NOC 7243).
This is what you typically need for the job.
- Completion of secondary school is usually required.
- Completion of a four-year apprenticeship program for power system electricians or A combination of over four years of work experience in the trade and some college or industry courses in electrical technology is usually required.
- Trade certification is available, but voluntary, in Manitoba, Alberta, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Professional certification and licensing
You might need to get a certification from a regulatory authority before you start working. Find out if this occupation is regulated in your province or territory.
|Location||Job title||Regulation||Regulatory body|
|Alberta||Power System Electrician||Regulated||Apprenticeship and Industry Training Office, Government of Alberta|
|British Columbia||Power System Electrician||Regulated||Industry Training Authority British Columbia|
|Manitoba||Power Electrician||Regulated||Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner|
|Ontario||Relay And Instrumentation Technician||Regulated||Ontario College of Trades|
Do you want to work in another province or territory?
If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.
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