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Industrial Electrical Technology

In this program, you will learn how to plan, install, test, inspect, troubleshoot, and service all types of industrial electrical equipment. The program also prepares you for a variety of roles by teaching you construction and residential wiring methods.

The learning is hands-on and based on real-world experiences. Get ready to get physical—your real job will have you climbing ladders and working in confined spaces, so you’ll do it here first.

Upon graduation, you’ll be ready to start your apprenticeship and will be well on your way to your Red Seal certification (see more below).

If you’re looking for a career that is both technical and physical, and has good job prospects, talk to us about opportunities for industrial electrical technicians, and apply today.

Check out our one-year Construction Electrical program.


Program Facts

Start: September
Length: 2 years
Location: Summerside Waterfront Campus
Credential: Diploma, Industrial Electrical Technician
Minimum passing grade per course:

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Admission Requirements

  • Academic Grade 12
  • Résumé 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

Note: Preference will be given to applicants with academic Grade 12 math and Grade 11 or 12 physics.

Graduate Opportunities

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • Manufacturing
  • Processing
  • Construction
  • Marine
  • Sales
  • Service industries
  • Engineering sector
  • Canadian Armed Forces

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) is the nationally accepted reference on occupations in Canada. It organizes over 40,000 job titles into 500 occupational group descriptions. It is used daily by thousands of people to compile, analyze and communicate information about occupations, and to understand the jobs found throughout Canada’s labour market. This program provides skills training that falls within the duties described in the following: NOC 7242.


Tuition & Fees

View a full breakdown of costs for this program.

Red Seal Information


The most successful path to a Red Seal as an industrial electrician begins with the Industrial Electrical Technology program. This program enables you to earn 30 hours of apprenticeship time for each week of training and write two years of apprenticeship 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.


Open Academic Studies program

Feeling like you’re not quite ready for college? Check out the Open Academic Studies 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.


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

  • General Inquiries: (902) 888-6448

Degree Pathways

This program has degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

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