Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
- Install, examine, replace and repair electrical wiring.
- Test electrical and electronic equipment.
- Conduct preventative maintenance procedures to switchgears, transformers, electric motors, generators and electrical control systems.
- Read and interpret electrical drawings. 5. Work as a member of a team in a variety of technical projects and tasks.
- Apply safe work practices and personal protection.
Electrical technicians find employment with oil refineries, petrochemical and chemical companies, electrical power companies, oil and natural gas companies, electrical construction firms and primary steel producers.
Graduates of the Technician Certiﬁcate (Electrical) program will have the opportunity to transfer selected credits to Engineering Technology diploma programs at CNA-Q. Graduates may be required to undertake further coursework in Language Studies and/or Academics in order to qualify for transfer.
A current list of post-secondary institutions offering admission and transfer credit to CNA-Q graduates who meet the entrance requirements is available from the Registrar’s Ofﬁce or the Career Counselling and Resource Centre.
The curriculum is designed to reflect competencies throughout the program. Support units will include language studies, communications, mathematics, science and computer applications. Discipline-specific courses include hand tools, power tools, fasteners, electrical theory, electrical codes, single-phase and three-phase theory, conduit, tubing and fittings, wiring, protective devices, distribution equipment, raceways, wireways and busways, lighting and controls, instrumentation, motor starters and controllers, power supply and rectifiers, solid state devices, programmable logic controller, fundamental programming, AC units, fibre optics, occupational health and safety, and technical drawing. Workplace learning semesters alternate with College shop and classroom semesters as part of the training program. These semesters provide students the opportunity to gain valuable related work experience. Program is competency based with an O.T.J training the sponsored companies.
We are excited you are interested in joining CNA-Q's Technician Preparatory Program! You can request for more information or contact below for general inquires:
+974 4495 2311