Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training and in-school instruction that offers you the practical knowledge you need to succeed at your trade. As an apprentice, not only will you earn money as you learn, you will also work alongside experienced professionals who are eager to share their tricks and tips, and offer you an inside look at the opportunities available in this exciting sector.

Apprenticeable trades and their associated programs vary across the country. See each province or territory below for a complete list of electricity-sector trades that are apprenticeable in that region.

 

Inter-provincial (Red Seal) Trades

Construction Electrician, Electric Motor System Technician, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Machinist, Power Line Technician, Truck and Transport Mechanic

 

Alberta

Electrician, Machinist, Millwright, Communication Technician, Electrical Motor Systems Technician, Heavy Equipment Technician – Truck and Transport Mechanic, Instrument Technician, Power Lineman, Power System Electrician

 

British Columbia

Machinist, Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic (Truck and Transport Vehicle), Electrician, Industrial Instrumentation Mechanic, Millwright, Area Dispatcher, Cable Splicer, Meter Technician, Power Line Technician, Telecontrol Technologist, Winder Electrician, Community Antenna Television Technician, Utility Arborist

 

Manitoba

Machinist, Truck and Transport Mechanic, Construction Electrician, Electric Motor Winder, Power Electrician, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

Truck and Transport Mechanic, Construction Electrician, Residential Electrician, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Power Systems Operator, Power Line Technician, Power Line Technician (Construction), Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Machinist

 

New Brunswick

Truck and Transport Service Technician, Construction Electrician, Engineering Assistant, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Power Line Technician, Industrial Electrician, Machinist, Power Engineer (2nd Class), Power Engineer (3rd Class), Power Engineer (4th Class), Power System Operator, Distribution System Operator, Electrical Mechanic (Electric Utility)

 

Northwest Territories

Communication Electrician, Electrician, Power Line Technician, Power System Electrician, Industrial Instrument Technician, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Machinist, Electrical Motor Systems Technician

 

Nova Scotia

Alarm and Security Technician, Truck and Transport Mechanic, Construction Electrician, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Machinist, Power Engineer, Power Line Technician, Communications Technician

 

Nunavut

Small Equipment Mechanic, Communication Electrician, Electrician, Electronic Technician, Power Line Electrician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Machinist, Electrical Motor Systems Technician

 

Ontario

Arborist, Truck and Coach Technician, Construction Millwright, Construction and Maintenance Electrician, Domestic and Rural Electrician, Network Cabling Specialist, Surface Mount Assembler, Industrial Electrician, General Machinist, Instrumentation and Control Technician, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Powerline Technician, Entertainment Industry Power Technician

 

Prince Edward Island

Truck and Transport Mechanic, Construction Electrician, Industrial Mechanic-Millwright, Power Line Technician, Industrial Electrician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Machinist

 

Quebec

Electrician construction (CCQ), Electrician (Emploi-Quebec), Millwright, Electrician construction and industrial (Emploi-Quebec), Techniques in cable telecommunications servicing, Industrial mechanics, Instrument Man (Surveyor)

 

Saskatchewan

Machinist, Truck and Transport Mechanic, Electrician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright), Power Linesperson

 

Yukon Territory 

Truck and Transport Mechanic, Construction Electrician, Industrial Electrician, Power Line Technician, Communication Electrician (Switching), Communication Electrician (Toll), Electrical Rewind Mechanic, Power System Electrician, Power Line Technician, Industrial Instrument Mechanic, Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)