Industrial electricians install, maintain, test, troubleshoot, service and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical controls. Their work includes equipment or components directly or indirectly exposed to electrical power such as motors, generators, pumps and lighting systems.
Designation Year: 1966
Designated Red Seal in: BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, YT
Trade title: Industrial Electrician, in BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Electricity (QC)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Industrial Electrician trade. New exams are currently under development.
View the National Standard that is being used as the basis for the current Red Seal exams. New exams that are based on the new standard are currently under development.
Discover the essential skills industrial electricians need to succeed in their trade.
Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Industrial Electrician trade.
Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.
Consult the Industrial Electrician Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Industrial Electrician.
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