Electrician, Construction

Construction Electricians plan, design, assemble, install, alter, repair, inspect, verify, commission, connect, operate, maintain and decommission electrical systems. Electrical systems provide heating, lighting, power, alarm, security, communication and control in residential, commercial, institutional, industrial, transportation, marine and entertainment environments.

If you are unclear as to which program you are registered in, or unclear as to which program you should be following, please contact SkilledTradesBC Customer Service

HARMONIZED PROGRAM INFORMATION

Program Profile Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification Download (164 PDF KB)
Program Outline Guidelines for delivery of technical training at SkilledTradesBC Recognized Training Providers Download (1,217 PDF KB)

For more information on the Marine Endorsement please refer to the Marine Electrician - Endorsement Program page.

Construction Electrician Guidebook

Your Record Book

See below for information about the current (pre-harmonized) program. 

Program Updates:

Standardized Level Exam (SLE) Updates

SLE Weighting Charts

SLE Formulas

SLE Acronyms

Interprovincial Exam Updates

Interprovincial Exam Information

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 183.14 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at SkilledTradesBC Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 1.14 MB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 165.02 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 174.19 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 159.71 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 329.73 KB)