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Electrical Technology


Systems within facilities have become increasingly sophisticated, growing beyond the basic electrical, power and lighting systems to include signal and alarm, emergency lighting, communications and energy management. As well, advancements in technology are having a major impact on automation and control, increasing  the demand for technical people to install, operate and maintain these systems.

Students enrolled in the Electrical Technology program may choose an area of study in either of two profiles: Industrial Electrical Technician (IET) or Electrical Construction Wiring (ECW).

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View Industrial Electrical Technician (IET)

Program Facts

Start Date: September
Length: 2 years
Location: Summerside Waterfront Campus
Credential Issued: Diploma, Industrial Electrical Technician

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Graduate Opportunities

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • manufacturing
  • processing
  • construction
  • marine
  • sales
  • service industries
  • engineering sector
  • Armed Forces

Admission Requirements

  • Academic Grade 12
  • Preference will be given to applicants with academic Grade 12 math and Grade 11 or 12 physics
  • Resumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Tuition & Fees

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Red Seal Information

redseal

The most successful path to a Red Seal as an industrial electrician begins with the Industrial Electrical Technician profile of the Electrical Technology program. This program enables you to earn 2,720 hours and write two block exams, which puts you well on your way to Red Seal certification. Upon graduation, once you are working with a suitable employer, you will register as an apprentice to complete your journey to challenge the Interprovincial Exam. When you register, Apprenticeship PEI will give you credit for the hours earned and block exams passed while you were at Holland College.

The Interprovincial Red Seal gives you the ability to work anywhere in Canada without further testing or certification. The Red Seal is recognized as the Interprovincial standard of excellence for your chosen trade and is the designation most employers will ask for.

View Electrical Construction Wiring (ECW)

Program Facts

Start Date: September
Length: 1 year
Location: Summerside Waterfront Campus, Alberton’s West Prince Campus
Credential Issued: Certificate, Electrical Construction Wiring

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Graduate Opportunities

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • Graduates from this profile may find employment in the construction and service industries.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Preference will be given to applicants with academic Grade 12 math and Grade 11 or 12 physics
  • Resumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program

Tuition & Fees

View a full breakdown of costs for this program.

Red Seal Information

redseal

The most successful path to a Red Seal as a construction electrician begins with the Construction Electrician profile of the Electrical Technology program. This enables you to earn 1,360 hours and write one block exam, which puts you well on your way to Red Seal certification. Upon graduation, once you are working with a suitable employer, you will register as an apprentice to complete your journey to challenge the Interprovincial Exam. When you register, Apprenticeship PEI will give you credit for the hours earned and block exams passed while you were at Holland College.

The Interprovincial Red Seal gives you the ability to work anywhere in Canada without further testing or certification. The Red Seal is recognized as the Interprovincial standard of excellence for your chosen trade and is the designation most employers will ask for.

Students enrolled in the Electrical Technology program may choose an area of study in either of two profiles: Industrial Electrical Technician (IET) or Electrical Construction Wiring (ECW).

College Foundation program

Feeling like you’re not quite ready for college? Check out the College Foundation program.

Credit Courses

Interested in taking a credit course but don’t want to register for an entire program? Credit courses provide credit toward a diploma or certificate program. Holland College has a variety of options for studying part time during the day, or, in some instances, in the evening or on the weekend.

Contact

If you have any questions concerning the Electrical Technology program, contact:

  • General Inquiries: (902) 888-6730

Degree Pathways

For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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