CTC Option

High school students may be eligible to take this program. See your school counsellor for details.

Admission requirements

Requirements

The admission requirements mentioned below are the minimum requirements.

  1. English 11, English 045 or Communications 12 or equivalent (with a minimum “C” grade).
  2. Successful completion of one of the following, or equivalent: Foundations of Math 11, Precalculus 11, or Math 044, or Math 045.
  3. Successful completion of one of the following, or equivalent: Physics 11, or Physics 045, or Applications of Physics 12.

Students who do not meet the above requirements may wish to consult with a CNC counsellor/advisor to determine their eligibility on the basis of mature student status.

Selection Process

Students are encouraged to submit a resumé and handwritten statement indicating reasons for wishing to enter the program as well a complete a test of mechanical reasoning skills, and the College English/Math Achievement Test (EMAT). These items are included in the selection criteria listed below and will be awarded points.

If the program is over-subscribed, students will be selected based on the selection criteria listed below:

  1. The letter grade for English 11, English 045 or Communications 12 or equivalent will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  2. The letter grade for Foundations of Math 11, Math 045, or Math 044 or equivalent, will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  3. The letter grade for Physics 11 or Physics 045 or Application of Physics 12, or equivalent, will contribute its actual points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  4. The mechanical reasoning portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded a maximum of 5 points. Refer to the Mechanical Reasoning Grading Scale in the CNC Calendar.
  5. Passing the English portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded 1 point.
  6. Passing the Math portion of the Student Readiness Assessment will be awarded 1 point.
  7. One or more trades-related courses at the Grade 12 level with a grade of “B” or higher, or successful completion of any foundation-level trades training program or documented experience of one year in a trade will be awarded 3 points.
  8. Credit for submitting a résumé and personal handwritten statement indicating their reasons for wishing to enter this program will be awarded a maximum of 3 points.

Maximum points available = 25


Note: High school graduation with English 12, Math 11 and Physics 11 (where applicable) is recommended and required by some employers in order to be indentured as an apprentice.

Electrical

  • Credential: Certificate
  • Type: Full-time
  • Length: 20 weeks
  • Campus: Prince George, Mackenzie, Quesnel
  • Fees: $3,149
These fees are an estimate and do not include books.