In-class theory, taught entirely in French, and comprehensive hands-on projects ensure French Electrical students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to install, operate, troubleshoot, service and repair electrical equipment in residential, commercial and industrial settings. Motors, generators, transformers, electrical systems, and a wide variety of control equipment are among the many topics covered during the 10-month course, and graduates who meet specific criteria can earn credit toward Apprenticeship Manitoba Level 1 of their apprenticeship path.
At A Glance
Duration10 months (full time)
Tuition Fees$5,000 (2020/2021) // $4,750 (2019/2020)
books$270 (issued by instructor, subject to change)
additional supplies$580.00 (purchased by student, subject to change)
additional student fees$180 Infrastructure/Technology Fee (2020/21) // $174 Infrastructure/technology (2019/20); $50 MITT Award Fund
Textbook information can be found at mitt.ca/textbooks.
Who it is for
Individuals who enjoy working with their hands, are meticulous and organized, have the strength and stamina for physical labour, and can work independently or as part of a team to deliver outstanding service to a customer.
Continuous Program Improvement
MITT continuously reviews and improves programs to maintain relevance in the workplace and effective learning experiences for all students. Although the institution strives to have the website reflect the most current version of all programs, MITT reserves the right to change the program curriculum as necessary to meet industry and accreditation requirements. As a result, course information and learning outcomes may be adjusted prior to the scheduled course start date.
Due to the challenges raised by COVID-19, MITT reserves the right to alter course delivery methods and/or program durations. Course deliveries may require increased percentages of online/distance learning components, alternatives to work practicums, and extended program durations to accommodate physical distancing and work practicum placement restrictions. MITT will be providing an exceptional level of enhanced student and program supports to ensure this modified program experience continues to meet all required learning outcomes for your program.
- Electrical Trades DC Fundamentals (DC)
- Electrical Trades AC Fundamentals (AC)
- Introduction to Electrical Trades Technology
- Residential Wiring
- Electrical Wiring Methods
- Advanced Electrical Wiring Methods
- Advanced Residential Wiring
- Applied Electrical Trades Technology
NEW!! Southcan Electric Ltd. 2020 Scholarship - $500 for students with interests in renewable energy. Preference given to Electrical Applications students but all trades areas considered.
Manitoba high school diploma (or expected completion within 45 days of the program start date), or equivalent, including:
Grade 12 Math (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent
Grade 12 French (40S) with a grade of 50 per cent or higher, or equivalent
Winter 2020 (February start, day)
Future start dates (subject to change)
Winter 2021 (February start, day)
Day: 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
A complete supply list is available at mitt.ca/current-students/supply-lists.
Details regarding additional technology requirements for online learning at MITT can be found here.
For additional information on the program (entrance requirements, etc.) contact Chantal Simard, Director of French Initiatives and Special Projects, Principal, MITT High School
Students who successfully complete the accredited program with an accumulative average of 70 per cent or better in the trade subjects and level for which the program was accredited, gain employment, and register as an apprentice within two years of graduating, will receive credit for Apprenticeship Manitoba Level 1 in-school technical training and 900 hours in the Construction, Industrial, or Power Electrician Apprenticeship program.