Electrical Program Overview Whether you find yourself at a dairy farm or in a nuclear power plant, your knowledge and skills of electricity, safety and installation methods will give you the ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot the motor controls and wiring systems that allow businesses to operate. Having physical control of temperature and pressure systems ensures that staff are comfortable and safe, and that work is completed effectively and up to code. Program Details As an apprentice in this training, you will learn the fundamentals of electrically based technologies and how to assemble, install, test and calibrate electrical testing equipment. This program will focus on the skills required to install and maintain current industrial, electrical and electronic systems, including programmable logic controls, and enable you to develop troubleshooting and problem-solving skills through theoretical and extensive hands-on training. Primary Trade: Electrician – Construction and Maintenance Secondary Trade: Elevating Devices Mechanic Topics include: Electrical theory Instrumentation Motor controls Canadian Electrical Code Blue Prints Electronics Building systems (fire alarms, data networks, security, etc.) Career Options What you could be: Building automation technician Certified fire alarm apprentice Electrical apprentice Elevating device mechanic apprentice Field specialist, fibre optics Home theatre installer Overhead linesman Rail signaler Telecommunications technician Where you could work: Construction companies/contractors Electrical service companies Home service companies Power generating companies Manufacturing companies Rail and shipping companies Eligibility requirements Prospective students will need to be out of full-time work and school. NOW OPEN TO ALL PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS OUT OF FULL-TIME WORK AND SCHOOL. Topics include Topic Academic Upgrading Introduction to Secondary Trade Primary Trade - Level 1 Apprenticeship Health and Safety Job Readiness Work Placement Contact Christina Enns T: 905.261.3895 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Apply now Plumbing Program Overview Grab a wrench and jump into the high-demand skilled trade field of plumbing. This apprenticeship program will provide you with skills sought by employers and position you at the front of workers competing for entry-level jobs in the plumbing industry. Program Details Working with our experienced professors, you will gain valuable theoretical knowledge and receive practical hands-on training in the basics of residential and commercial plumbing and hydronic system designs and installations. Primary Trade: Plumber Secondary Trade: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems Mechanic You will focus on: Compliance with current health and safety legislation Compliance with current legislation and standards in the plumbing sector Interpretation of mechanical drawings and other related technical documents Installation techniques Waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings will be discussed Career Options What you could be: Plumber apprentice Industry salesperson Where you could work: Building maintenance operations Plumbing contractors (with appropriate registration/licensing) Plumbing parts and service industry Wholesale supply houses Self-employment Eligibility requirements Prospective students will need to be out of full-time work and school. NOW OPEN TO ALL PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS OUT OF FULL-TIME WORK AND SCHOOL. Topics include Topic Academic Upgrading Introduction to Secondary Trade Primary Trade - Level 1 Apprenticeship Health and Safety Job Readiness Work Placement Contact Jennifer Shand T: 905.261.3771 E: email@example.com Apply now Welding for Women Please be advised we have met the capacity for the Welding in Women program. However, if you would still like to complete an application form we can place you on a waitlist. Program Overview The welding industry contributes more than $5 billion to the Canadian economy and employs over 300,000 individuals. Become a part of this booming field, and learn welding techniques and skills to ensure you’re fully prepared for the trade. In this program you will become skilled in multiple welding processes with additional learning in blueprint reading and metal fitting. You will also become familiar with metals and their unique properties, and enhance your hand-eye skills to work safely and effectively in the structural, pressure vessel and manufacturing industries. Whether you are preparing to build, create or repair, you will have the attention to detail and technical knowledge for a successful career in this high-demand skilled trade. Program Details Apprentices will be prepared to work in the manufacturing and construction sectors with the skills and knowledge to find entry level employment opportunities in a number of areas such as welding shops, manufacturers of metal products, piping and structural contractors, automotive and aircraft manufacturers, repair and maintenance services, building and construction industries, railroad and railcar industries and wind turbine manufacturers. Primary Trade: Welder Secondary Trade: Industrial Mechanic Millwright You will learn to: Perform safe work practices in the welding trade in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and Regulations for Industrial Establishments. Prepare and interpret drawings that would typically be used in a manufacturing and/or fabricating environment. Identify the applicable code(s) or standards to be used in conjunction with each specific fabrication activity. Learn to use fitting skills to control distortion and correction techniques as they apply to expansion and contraction forces. Career Options What you could be: Boilermaker Construction contractor Inspector Iron worker Underwater welder Welder Welder fitter Welding products manufacturer Where you could work: Armed forces Aviation Manufacturing company Mining industry Oil fields Petroleum industry Shipbuilding industry Eligibility requirements Prospective students will need to be out of full-time work and school. SCHEdule Outline Topic Academic Upgrading Health and Safety Job Readiness Introduction to Secondary Trade Primary Trade - Level 1 Apprenticeship Break Work Placement Contact Lindsay Karch T: 905.375.3218 E: firstname.lastname@example.org Apply now Frequently Asked Questions How do I register? To schedule an appointment with an Employment Counsellor to initiate the application & intake process go to the Pre-Apprenticeship Program Application. Fill out the application available through the link: https://forms.office.com/r/F0K9sYEuLK. What if I have questions about enrolment? Contact your Employment Services Program Contact: Electrical for Indigenous Peoples – Christina Enns (905) 261-3895 Plumbing for Newcomers – Jennifer Shand (905) 261-3771 Welding for Women – Lindsay Karch (905) 375-3218 Who is eligible to apply? Prospective students will need to be out of full-time work and school. Is there an email I can reach out to? For further inquiries you can email us at email@example.com. When does the program start and end? The pre-apprenticeship programs run from Monday, May 9, 2022 to Friday, October 21, 2022. What days and times does the program run? The pre-apprenticeship program runs Monday to Friday between the hours of 8 AM and 5PM. How much will this cost me? The pre-apprenticeship programs are fully government-funded; all three programs are tuition free. Where do I attend classes? Durham College’s pre-apprenticeship courses and labs will be located at the college’s Whitby Campus location at 1610 Champlain Avenue, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A7. From Highway 401 Take Highway 401 to Thickson Road; Head north to Champlain Avenue; and Turn right and the campus is on the north side of Champlain Avenue.