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. Communications 12 (with a minimum “C” grade) or English 11 or English 045, or equivalent.
  2. One of the following, or equivalent: Foundations of Math 11 or Pre-calculus 11 or Math 042 or Math 045 or equivalent.
  3. 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 grade points to the selection process: e.g., “A” = 4.0, “B+” = 3.33, etc.
  2. The letter grade for Principles of Math 11, Math 045, Applications of Math 12, or Math 042 or equivalent, will contribute its actual point 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 test will be awarded a maximum of 5 points.
  5. A passing grade on the English portion of the Student Readiness Assessmentwill be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  6. A passing grade on the Math portion of the Student Readiness Assessmentwill be awarded a maximum of 1 point.
  7. Credit in 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. Students are encouraged to submit a resumé and handwritten statement indicating their reasons for wishing to enter this program. The resumé and personal statement 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: $2,700
These fees are an estimate and do not include books.