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Industrial Electrician

Trade Description:

An industrial electrician plans, installs, tests, inspects, troubleshoots and services all types of industrial electrical equipment vital to the operation of commercial and industrial businesses. These include all equipment or components directly or indirectly exposed to electric power, such as motors, generators, pumps, lighting systems and associated electrical and electronic controls. They also do preventive maintenance and keep maintenance records. Industrial electricians are employed by electrical contractors, government, and maintenance departments in factories, plants or mines.

Trade Regulation  
Red Seal Occupational Standard
 Additional mandatory license to be obtained after receiving the Certificate of Qualification:

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
4 1,800 10-10-10-10 UCN (All Levels)
RRC & ACC (Levels 1 & 2 only)

Training Standards:

PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document RSOS Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three
PDF Document Level Four

Red Seal Exam Information

Red Seal Exam Breakdown Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (Online)
Sample Exams Red Seal Exam Self-Assessment Guide (PDF)
Types of Exam Questions Red Seal Exam Preparation Guide

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience Hours Required Additional Practical
Exam Required
6 10,800 No
PDF Document Employer Declaration | PDF Document Employer Declaration (FR)
PDF Document Statutory Declaration | PDF Document Statutory Declaration (FR)

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools
Training Institution -
Post-Secondary Schools
Training Institution
Program Name
Industrial Electrician 
__ Assiniboine Community College, School of Trades & Technology Electrical Program 1
__ IBEW Local 2085 Code of Excellence 1
Kildonan East Collegiate __ Electrical/ Electronics Program 1
Louis Riel  Arts & Technology Centre Louis Riel  Arts & Technology Centre Electrical Trades Program 1
Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School __ Electrical / Electronics Program 1
__ Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Electrical Applications Program 1 & 2
Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology Electrical Applications Program 1
Northlands Parkway Collegiate __ Electrical Program 1
__ Red River College, Construction Trades 5 Month Pre-Employment Electrical Program 1
Steinbach Regional Secondary School __ Electrical Program 1
Technical Vocational High School __ Electrical / Electronics Program 1
__ Ste. Rose School Electrical Construction 1
__ University College of the North - The Pas
Electrical Trade Fundamentals