Construction electricians plan, assemble, install, alter, repair, inspect, verify, commission, operate and maintain electrical systems. Electrical systems provide heating, lighting, power, security, communication and control in residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and entertainment environments.
Designation Year: 1959
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Construction Electrician, in MB, NB, NL, NS, PE, SK, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Electrician (AB, BC, NU, QC), Electrician (Construction) (NT), Electrician - Construction and Maintenance (ON), Electricity (QC)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Welder trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.
Discover the essential skills construction electricians need to succeed in their trade.
Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Construction Electrician trade.
Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.
Try the sample Construction Electrician examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Construction 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 Construction Electrician.
View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Construction Electrician Interprovincial Program Guide.
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