This is a
very competitive apprenticeship program. The Alliance receives approximately
1000 applicants per year. The intake
amount is based on the current labour market demand.
No. The Alliance is a non-for-profit organization
funded by Electrical Contractors who are part of the Greater Toronto Electrical
apprenticeship is a full-time commitment.
education is always helpful but does not guarantee you entry into this
timeline can vary based on current industry demand, depending on this it could
take between 3-12 months. Candidates
should not resign from their current employment until they are notified by the
Alliance in advance of their 2-week Safety & Orientation training
course. Upon completion of the training, Applicants are then dispatched to their respective Electrical Contractor.
Applicants can only apply once they have received their Ontario Secondary
School Diploma and have their official transcripts. Please note, candidates must have the
applicable Math, English, and Physics credits to apply for this program.
long as you have successfully completed the 3 required courses (Math, English,
Physics) at the appropriate grade level as per the application requirements.
subjects have been identified as key foundational qualifications to help apprentices
successfully complete their apprenticeship, Trade school qualifications, and the
C of Q exam.
If you have an Ontario University degree in an engineering or technical discipline and you are able to demonstrate the completion of at least 1 Math, 1 Physics and 1 English credit you may be exempt from supplying high school transcripts. It is recommended that you call the Alliance to discuss your specific situation.
Yes, however you must have it evaluated for equivalency through a designated organization or through your university.
The Alliance does not evaluate exemptions related to
Trade School. This is managed through
the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development.
Please contact your local school board or Adult Education Centre:
Toronto District School Board: (416) 397-3000
Continuing Education: (416) 338-4000
York Region District School Board: (905) 727-3141
Continuing Education: 1-877-280-8180
Peel District School Board: (905) 890-1099
Continuing Education: 1-866-275-1536 ext. 410
Durham District School Board: (905) 666-5500
Continuing Education: (905) 436-3211
ACE Distance Learning: firstname.lastname@example.org
Courses available in-class and online!
TVO/ILC Independent Learning Centre
Toll Free North America: (+1) 800-387-5512
No. Having this education will help you on the job but
does not put you at the front of the application line.
No, your hours are non-transferable from one
apprenticeship to another as the skill sets and knowledge are different.
No, all applications must go through the process
outline on our website
No, all applications must go through the process outlined on our website.
No. All applicants are responsible for applying to this program themselves. All correspondence and inquiries must be made by the applicant directly.