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Electrical Foundation Certificate


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Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter

  • Training Type
    Foundation (Pre-Apprenticeship)
  • Location
    Prince George, Quesnel
  • Campuses
    Prince George

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    City of Quesnel
  • Length
    20 Weeks
  • Tuition Estimate
    $2700 Total
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $742 Total
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • Trades Foundation Program

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications for programs that start the following Fall are accepted from mid-September to March 31. Applications for the Winter entry should be received by October 31. Early application is recommended to ensure priority admissions processing and review.

Application Fee: $40

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. English/Communications

One of:

  • English 11
  • Communications 12 (C)
  • ENGL 045
  • equivalent course

2. Math

One of:

  • Foundations of Math 11
  • Pre-calculus 11
  • MATH 044
  • MATH 045
  • equivalent course

3. Physics

One of:

  • Physics 11
  • Applications of Physics 12
  • PHYS 045
  • equivalent course
Non-Academic

1. You are encouraged to:

  • submit a resume and handwritten statement outlining reasons for wanting to enter the program*
  • complete a test of mechanical reasoning skills*
  • complete the Student Readiness Assessment (SRA)* – which assesses proficiency in English and/or Math
Note (*): These requirements will be used to select students if the program is oversubscribed.

Admission Advice

1. Applicants who are mature students (ie - those who are at least 19 years old on the first day of classes and have been out of the regular school system for at least one year) may also be admitted to the program. For details, contact a CNC advisor.

2.  When the program is oversubscribed, the following criteria will be used to select the class:

  • Letter grade for English 11, English 045 or Communications 12 or equivalent. Maximum Possible Points (MPP) = 4 points for an "A" grade
  • Letter grade for Foundations of Math 11, MATH 045 or MATH 044 or equivalent = up to 4 points
  • Letter grade for Physics 11 or Physics 045 or Application of Physics 12 or equivalent = up to 4 points
  • The mechanical reasoning portion of the Student Readiness Assessment = up to 5 points
  • Passing the English portion of the Student Readiness Assessment = 1 point
  • Passing the Math portion of the Student Readiness Assessment = 1 point
  • One of the following: completion of one or more Grade 12 trades-related courses (at least B) = 3 points; or completion of any foundation-level trades training program = 3 points; or documented experience of one year in a trade = 3 points
  • Submitting a resume and personal handwritten statement indicating your reasons for wishing to enter this program = up to 3 points

Total Points Available = 25


3. For complete details on the selection process if the program is oversubscribed, please refer to CNC's website.

English Language Requirements

Summary

Completion of English 12 or English 12 First Peoples (or equivalent) 

If your first language is not English, one of the following is required (minimum score):                 

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (PBT), 213 (CBT) or 80 (IBT)
  • An IELTS score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5
  • Completion of Level 4 English for Academic Purposes at CNC

Verify with the institution directly

 

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

Out-of-Province

You must meet the admission requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

The following qualifications are normally accepted where Grade 12 or equivalent is needed as a requirement for admission:

  • graduation from a BC Secondary School; or
  • completion of a BC Adult Graduation Diploma; or
  • completion of the General Education Development (GED) tests; or
  • completion of the Adult Basic Education (ABE) Advanced Certificate
For more details on General Admission to CNC check here.

BC Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

You must meet the academic requirements of your intended program (detailed in the program admission requirements section for CNC programs in Education Planner).

If you have completed courses at other post-secondary institutions, you may request these credits be transferred to CNC. An official transcript from each institution at which the courses were taken must accompany your transfer credit request.

Mature Student

Details on Mature Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

International Student

Details on International Student Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Details on Special Admission can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

How to Apply

Details on applying can be found on the Admissions, Registration and Records web page.

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