Apprenticeship Training Program

Interprovincial Name

Powerline Technician Interprovincial Standard - Red Seal NOC (7244)

View Provincial and Territorial Trade Names.
English Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
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Powerline Technician Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark
French Provincial and Territorial Trade Names
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Monteur/monteuse de lignes sous tension Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark Check Mark
Technicien ou technicienne de lignes d’énergie électrique Check Mark

Please note that the abbreviations for the provinces use the Canada Post standard.

Part A - General Information
 NL   NS   PE   NB   QC   ON   MB   SK   AB   BC   NT   YT   NU 
Red Seal designated (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Training Provided (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Apprenticeship Term - Years and Total Hours 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 7200 4 (8000) 4 (6800) 4 (7005) 3.5 (6350) 4 (7200) 4 (7200) 4 (1800)
Part A - General Information : Education/Entrance Requirements
 NL   NS   PE   NB   QC   ON   MB   SK   AB   BC   NT   YT   NU 
Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) Available (Yes/No) Click 'Yes' for more information Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Accreditation Process Available (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Apprenticeship Technical Training Required (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Training Delivery Methods - Block Release (BR); Individualized (I); Both (B) BR BR BR BR BR BR BR BR BR BR BR
If Block Release: Number of Periods/Total Weeks 4/58 4/19 4/24 3/18 4/8 4/12 3/21 3/15 3/21 3/24 3/21
Total Hours 383 451 630 630 720
Total Theory Hours 1759 720 720 163 188 360 360 375
Total Shop/Lab Hours 220 263 270 360 270
If Individualized: Total Hours
Day/Hour Release No
Fixed Entry/Open Exit No
Flexible/Distance Education No
Other No
Pre-Employment Training - Compulsory (C); Voluntary (V); Not Available (NA) V V NA V NA NA NA NA NA V NA
Train-the-Trainer Program for Journeypersons Supervising Apprentices (Yes/No) No Yes No No No Yes No No No No No
Ratio - Journeyperson/Apprentice - Indicate Actual Ratio or Variable (V) 1:2 1:1 1:1 1:1 1:1 1:3 1:2 NA 1:2 1:1 1:2
Journeyperson Certification Available - Compulsory (C); Voluntary (V); Not Available (NA) V V V V C V V V V V V
See more details about the Education/Entrance Requirements
This table indicates what the education/entrance requirements are for each province
Newfoundland and Labrador

Grade 12 or equivalent or entrance assessment.

Nova Scotia

Grade 12 or equivalent.

Prince Edward Island

Grade 12 or equivalent.

New Brunswick

Grade 12. A High School Diploma or an Adult High School Diploma or a G.E.D. Certificate of High School Equivalency, or equivalent as determined by the Apprenticeship and Occupational Certification Board.

Quebec
Ontario

Grade 10 or equivalent.

Manitoba
Saskatchewan

Your grade twelve diploma (with no modified classes) or GED 12 is your guarantee that you meet the educational entrance requirements for apprenticeship in Saskatchewan. Minimum requirements for the Powerline Technician Trade are all Math 20 and Science 10. Applicants for apprenticeship or upgrading training whose first language is not English must have a minimum Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six (CLB6).  *Math (one of the following): WA (workplace and Apprenticeship); F (Foundations); P (Pre-calculus) or a Math at the indicated level (no modified or general math).

Alberta

English 20-2 • Math 20-3 • Science 10 OR • Entrance Exam

British Columbia

Recommended Education: Grade 12 or equivalent including English 12, Math 11, and Physics 11.

Northwest Territories

Pass entrance examination '5', Technical Training obtained in Alberta.

Yukon

Grade 10 Academic Math, Science and English, or equivalent, or pass entrance examination. Technical Training obtained in Alberta.

Nunavut

Pass entrance examination '5' (equivalent to Grade 12 with Math 30). Technical Training obtained in Alberta. 

Part B - Curriculum Resources
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Occupational Analysis - National (N); Province/Territory (P/T); Both (B); Not Available (NA) N N N B B N P/T N N N N
Province/Territory Skill Profile Chart (Yes/No) Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Apprenticeship Program Outline (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Apprentice On-The-Job Training Standards/Record Book (Yes/No) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Province/Territory Journeyperson Course Outline(s) - Upgrading (UG); Updating (UD); Both (B); Not Available (NA) NA NA NA NA NA UG NA NA NA NA NA
Modularized Learning Resource Materials (Yes/No) No No No No No Yes No No No No No
Part C - Assessment/Examination Resources
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Province/Territory In-School Level Practical Examinations (Yes/No) No No No No No Yes No No No No No
Province/Territory Level Written Examinations (Yes/No) No No Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Province/Territory Journeyperson Examination(s) - Written (W); Practical (P); Both (B); Not Available (NA) NA NA NA W W W W NA W NA NA
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