Æ

Apprenticeship Overview

Network Cabling Specialist 631A (NCS) Apprenticeship Overview

  • Initially there is a 2000-hour Pre-apprenticeship that individuals will work as Cable Installers.

  • The duration of apprenticeship is 4600 hours and takes approximately three (3) years to complete

  • 90% of training is done on-the-job while under the supervision of a Journeyperson Technician

  • 10% of learning is done through attending two (2) levels of Trade School – Basic (10 weeks) & Advanced (10 weeks)

  • The program also requires attendance to mandatory Safety and Supplementary Training Classes (STC) on some evenings and Saturdays.

  • Apprentices work for a member company of the Greater Toronto Electrical Contractors Association (Greater Toronto ECA)

  • Apprentices are dispatched by the IBEW Local Union 353 (IBEW LU 353)

  • The geographical area covered is from Lake Ontario north to Parry Sound, and from Trenton in the east to Oakville in the west. An employer could send an apprentice to a jobsite anywhere within this area. Apprentices are required to provide their own transportation to the jobsite. Most work days begin at 7 a.m.

 

To view the training standards for a Network Cabling Specialist 631A, click here:

Network Cabling Specialist 631A Training Standards

 

NETWORK CABLING SPECIALIST PAMPHLET 


LearnAndEarn