Pre-Employment - Electrician

Admission Requirements Tuition and Fees Program Structure

 The Electrical - Pre-Employment program will give you the skills needed to succeed in an entry level position, leading to a career as an electrician. This program will provide you with a solid academic foundation and refreshment in the areas of trades related science, mathematics, report writing and employability skills. The program also provides technical training.

Completing this program will equip you with the technical knowledge and skills of a first year electrical apprentice. After graduation, you will be able to:

  • Understand electrical safety regulations and concepts
  • Develop a professional resume and cover letter to help showcase yourself to potential employers
  • Use key skill sets necessary to succeed in multiple interview formats used by employers

Transfer opportunities

Graduates may be able to transfer into the Electrician - Apprenticeship program with approval from program officials.

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements
  • Successful completion of English 20-2 and Math 20-3 and Science 10


  • A pass mark on all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests


  • Successful score on the AIT Entrance Exam
 English Language Proficiency
  • TOEFL: iBT with a minimum score of 71 with no score below 17
  • IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5
  • CAEL with a minimum score of 60
  • MELAB with a minimum score of 60
  • CLBA – minimum score of 7

See our Credit Calendar for other ways that you can meet the English Language Proficiency requirement.

Tuition and fees

 Full Time Fees
 Full Time Fees  Domestic Students International Students
Tuition $6,755.00  $20,265.00
Health & Dental Fee *$126.00 *$126.00 
Campus Rec Fee  $41.00  $41.00
Student Association Building Fee $13.44 $13.44 
Student Association Fee $84.00 $84.00
Technology Fee $75.00 $75.00 
Materials $77.00  $77.00
Total Fees $416.44 $416.44
Total Fees & Tuition ***$7,094.44


Please note, these estimates are based on 100% enrollment for all semesters.

* Students will be charged a medical/dental benefit fee unless they opt out by demonstrating alternative coverage - deadlines can be found at StudentCare website
*** Tuition is due 10 business days before the start of each semester.

For more information view the Keyano College Credit Calendar

**Nearing the end of the program students will be required to apply to AIT  to write their challenge exam.  This will be done during the program with supports from Faculty and an AIT representative.  The current cost is $110 but may be subject to change without notice.

Program Structure

PEMP 100 Employability Skills 2
PEMP 101 Trades Mathematics 2
PEMP 102 Trades Science 2
PEMP 103 Technical Communication 2
PELEC 110 Circuit Fundamentals 5
PELEC 120 EMF Sources 2
PELEC 130 Lab Fundamentals 4
PELEC 140 Canadian Electrical Code Part 1 and Drawings 4
PELEC 150 Standard and Specific Workplace Safety 1