Electrician, Industrial

Industrial Electricians inspect, install, test, troubleshoot, repair, and service industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. Service includes calibration and preventative/predictive maintenance. Industrial electricians are employed by maintenance departments of plants, mines, smelters, oil and gas operations, mills, shipyards, utility companies, manufacturing facilities and other industrial establishments. Some are employed by electrical contractors.

Logbook and Evidence Guides

Signoff

If you are unclear as to which program you are registered in, or unclear as to which program you should be following, please contact ITA Customer Service

HARMONIZED PROGRAM INFORMATION

Program Profile Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification Download (185 PDF KB)
Program Outline Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers Download (1,195 PDF KB)

For more information on the Marine Endorsement please refer to the Marine Electrician - Endorsement Program page.


Industrial Electrician Guidebook

See below for information about the current (pre-harmonized) program. 

Program Updates:

Standardized Level Exam (SLE) Updates

  • September 2021: OPSN 2021 012 (Code Book)
  • August 2021: Program Update: Covid-19 SLE development delays
  • December 2019: OPSN 2019 019 (HL1 and HL2 SLE launch)
  • Level examinations for the Industrial Electrician program are not available for challenge

SLE Weighting Charts

SLE Formulas

Interprovincial Exam Updates

Interprovincial Exam Information

 

Program Information

The documents below offer detailed information specific to this program.

  • Program Profile
  • Describes the requirements for apprentices and challengers to earn certification
  • Download(PDF 179.89 KB)
  • Program Outline
  • Guidelines for delivery of technical training at ITA Recognized Training Providers
  • Download(PDF 1.23 MB)

Challenge Certification/Recognize Prior Experience

If you have significant work experience in a trade but have never been certified in Canada, you may apply to challenge the certification.

OR

If you sponsor apprentices but have never been certified in Canada, you may request to supervise and sign-off apprentices when they are ready to be certified. Please refer to the application form on whether this trade qualifies.

  • Instructions
  • How to Apply
  • Download(PDF 159.66 KB)
  • Application Form
  • Personal information and exams scheduling information (for challenge option)
  • Download(PDF 173.84 KB)
  • Employer Declaration
  • Document of relevant work experience
  • Download(PDF 267.1 KB)
  • Statutory Declaration
  • Attestation for self-employment/work experience when employer cannot be contacted
  • Download(PDF 362.53 KB)